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Lemons

What Is the Difference Between Meyer Lemons and Regular Lemons?

Some produce is obviously special—take always-stunning dragon fruit, for example, or perfect, in-season peaches and berries, which are here for a short while and then gone until next year. Other fruit...
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What's the deal with lemons in water?

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by dwkayak 3 years ago

Anyone know anything about the history of this? How long ago did restaurants start doing this? I don't get it and I don't like it. Maybe if I had impure water, like some of that stinky water I use ...

Soft lemons - still good for juice?

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by michaeljc70 6 months ago

I have a bunch of lemons that were in the fridge drawer (not sure how long). They are sort of soft if I squeeze them. If this was an orange or another piece of fruit, I'd toss it. I am wondering...

Lemons gotten covered with mold

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by Tonto 8 years ago

Every time I buy lemons at the market and bring them home they are covered with mold in a matter of days. Inside or outside the frig. The lemons from my meyer lemon tree never get moldy. Anyone kn...

Lemon marmalade recipe, fruit juice sweetened

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by tigerlily16 11 months ago

I’m looking for a recipe similar to Fiordifrutta’s organic lemon spread (marmalade). The only ingredients are lemon peel and juice, apple juice and pectin. Does anyone have a recipe like this that...

Lemon cookie sandwiches

kobewright79
by kobewright79 11 months ago

Here are some lemon cookie sandwiches with homemade lemon curd between them and lightly topped with powdered sugar. These are a huge hit at my house and they’re a lot of fun to make.

How to Tell When Lemons are Ready to Pick

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by Buckeye_Local 8 years ago

This is my first time for growning citrus here in Arizoina. My lemons are now turning from green to yellow, how do I know when they are ripe for picking? Is there an easy way to tell?

Sweet lemons?

Nyleve
by Nyleve 12 years ago

The other day I bought something called "sweet lemons" at my favourite Middle Eastern grocer. They're about the size and colour of regular lemons, but the skin is a bit smoother and maybe not quite...

Can you freeze freshly squeezed lemon juice?

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by kemi5 9 years ago

I acquired a grocery-sized paper bag full of lemons from a friend that has multiple trees. Many of them were of the juicy Meyer lemon variety and had become macerated from being crowded in the bag....

The Price of Lemons

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by chef chicklet 12 years ago

Last night I obviously sent my husband to the wrong store to pick up a few lemons. I have a beautiful lemon tree that has and does produce lovely fat lemons. So many I was giving them away, but...

How to use lots of lemons?

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by wearybashful 1 year ago

Most lemon recipes call for just a couple of lemons. I have two trees and and I have to do something! I have already put some up in salt, but I'd like something different.

Unwaxed organic lemons in Toronto

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by missbliss 1 year ago

Life seems to be handing me organic yet waxed (albeit natural and plant-based coatings). I'd love to know where I can find unwaxed so I don' t have to bother with the extra cleaning & removal steps...

making preserved lemons- why must they be whole? and other queries....

Shrinkrap
by Shrinkrap 10 years ago

I've been making preserved lemons from my meyer lemons for years, and wonder if there is room to "hack" the recipe. For instance, I have a half lemon I would like to add ( okay, I cut off a moldy...

Southern Italy lemon ricotta recipe?

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by LanaG 4 years ago

We spent some time in Puglia (Gallipoli) and for some reason I also think I tasted it in northern Italy but perhaps not. We are craving lemon ricott. It's like a light lemon cheesecake. We found it...

Lemon Leaves

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by vjtaylor 2 years ago

I got a box of Meyer lemons and a sprig with maybe twenty leaves attached came with it. I've found references to wrapping things in them for grilling, but are there other culinary uses? Like mayb...

Lemon Infused Olive Oil

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by janniecooks 2 years ago

Suddenly lemon olive oil has disappeared from store shelves in my area; my sister reports the same happened in her area (1500 miles away). So I'm going to have to make my own. In searching fo...

Lemon Souffle Tartlet- Storage

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by dawnsona 2 years ago

I've just made 24 lemon souffle tartlets (similar to this recipe: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/lemon-souffle-tartlets-230668) that I'll be taking into work tomorrow. (They have f...

Using preserved lemons

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by Enso 4 years ago

I made a batch of preserved lemons (lemons and salt) a while ago and need to be using them at a faster rate. What ways do you use them? Especially looking for sauce/topping recipes.

One dozen bald lemons, what to do?

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by AreBe 9 years ago

Dearest spouse zested one dozen lemons and we are making lemoncello a la Fred Thompson http://www.newsobserver.com/cgi-bin/nao/lifestyles/food_fitness/recipes/show_recipe.cgi?id=3926&template=templ...

Meyer Lemons in Toronto

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by torontovore 13 years ago

I keep reading about Meyer Lemons, a delicious cross between lemons and oranges. I'm jealous of bloggers in California who talk about walking down the street and just picking them off overhanging b...

Lemon thief

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by emglow101 5 years ago

I have a small Meyer lemon tree in my back yard. This is it's first year producing. Friday I went out to the back and picked a couple off the tree for my chicken. I went out yesterday afternoon to ...