Variety is the Spice of Life

Somehow, when I have picked and hulled and eaten so many strawberries that I have no interest in even one more fresh berry, putting them in a slightly different form makes them new all over again.

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Strawberry Popsicles

2 1/2 cups strawberries

Simple syrup (see below)

1/4 cup milk

Splash of lemon juice

Puree strawberries.

Heat 2/3 cup sugar and 2/3 cup water until the sugar dissolves.

Add resulting simple syrup to strawberries.

Stir in milk and lemon juice.

Pour into molds or paper cups with sticks and freeze.

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