Fresh food and fresh ideas around the blogs this week...

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These Strawberry Dumplings from Delicious Days are rolled in ground poppyseeds and confectioner's sugar and look seriously good.

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Linda at the Village Vegetable makes Carrot Pate with Peas - one more tantalizing vegetarian recipe from her lovely blog.

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Tea at Tea and Cookies gets ready for the 4th with a gorgeous collection of picnic salads, including this Red Lentil Salad.

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Elise at Simply Recipes also gives us a wonderful picnic salad with Napa Cabbage Salad with Asian touches.