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Hot Spring Recipe Trends For April, 2013 (PHOTOS)

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In honor of the first day of April, we wanted to discuss some of the hottest recipe trends for spring entertaining. The temperature is rising, buds will be blooming soon and we'll be in the mood to host a spring cocktail party that will wake us all up from the winter doldrums.

We often like to simplify cooking, but the recipes we've found below are designed to impress. Inviting your boss over for dinner? We have the perfect canapé. Want to impress your in-laws? We've got a cake for that. Simply want to celebrate spring in a fresh, new way with seasonal flavors? You've come to the right place. Let's throw a dinner party so good, people wonder if you're playing a joke on them. Above all, happy April 1, everyone.

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