03/11/2013 10:45 am ET Updated May 11, 2013

10 Citrus Desserts

While we love our winter squashes, our root vegetables, and our sturdy greens, let's face it: by the beginning of March, winter produce feels a bit tired. A bit old. A bit, well, boring! Citrus fruits -- especially citrus desserts -- are the liveliest foods of winter, the things that brighten up our plates and mealtime moods. Soon, we'll trade sweet potatoes for strawberries -- but for now we'll gladly hold onto our citrus.

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