This Lemon Poppy Seed Cake takes me back to my childhood. To say it brings on nostalgic feelings would be an understatement. It was a cake my Mom made often and had been a family favorite for years. Unfortunately somewhere along the line, my Mom’s original recipe was lost. Not really knowing where to begin […]
There are a good many ways to use Candied Lemon Slices; decorate cakes, pies, tarts or many other desserts of your choosing. When you have a lot of lemons on hand it’s one of the many ways to use them. After making these candied lemons, I find that I can’t resist munching on them all by themselves […]
Well, I have more Meyer lemons than I thought, so the next idea I had was to preserve them for another day. If you’ve never had preserved lemons, you’re in for a treat. In the mid to early 19th-century, this was a practical way of keeping a hard to acquire, highly prized citrus such as lemons […]
How did my Meyer lemon curd recipe come about? I was given an enormous quantity of Meyers lemons from an acquaintance who had an overabundance of lemons produced from her Meyer lemon tree in her backyard. Lucky me. My first thought was why not make a few batches of Meyer lemon curd. Meyer lemon curd is relatively […]
I have a fun treat for you. With St. Patrick’s Day and Easter almost here and a desire to use some Meyer lemon juice and zest, I thought why not make some Meyer Lemon Truffles and dress them up for St. Patrick’s Day, Easter or just for spring. Are you up for it? Meyer Lemon Truffles Ingredients: Makes 2 […]
Have you ever had homemade limoncello? If you haven’t you’re really in for a treat. Where did this inspiration for homemade limoncello come from? I happened on a show where Giada De Laurentiis was showcasing her recipe. Off I went to do some research. Limoncello is a uniquely Italian lemon liqueur, the second most popular liqueur in Italy.