What Can I Do With Red Currants?

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Q: I couldn't resist picking up some truly beautiful red currants at the farmer's market this morning even though I have no idea what to do with them.

Any suggestions?

Sent by Katie

Editor: Katie, personally I love currants in salads, like this one with fresh greens and cucumbers. You can also use them to dramatically decorate a cake, or just eat them raw.

Readers, what do you do with fresh currants?

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.

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