Tag: lemons

Preserving Lemons: A Sweet Way to Save a Sour Fruit

Preserving Lemons: A Sweet Way to Save a Sour Fruit

Preserving lemons never looked or tasted so good. Last month my friend Myra gave me some Meyer Lemons from her mother’s tree in California. I think my response was somewhere between abject gushing and that of accepting an Academy Award. Yep, just shy of tearing up and […]

Shaker Lemon Pie Dressed as a Tart

Shaker Lemon Pie Dressed as a Tart

Better With Butter RecipeShaker Lemon Tart: A Star Is Born My favorite winter dessert (hands down) is Shaker Lemon Pie. Each bite is a pop of sweet-sour goo, chased by a chew or two of flaky rich crust, resilient rind and simple unadulterated flavors of […]

Lemon-Pineapple Marmalade: Recipe for a Rainy Day

Lemon-Pineapple Marmalade: Recipe for a Rainy Day

Lemon-Pineapple Marmalade  I’m not sure what the impetus is, perhaps a Northwest sky determined to drop a snow-rain mix, or one too many Facebook friends sharing albums of tropical beaches, but I need a little sunshine. Not a lot mind you, but just enough to jump start […]

Shaker Lemon Pie Recipe: Sweet, Sour, Delicious

Shaker Lemon Pie Recipe: Sweet, Sour, Delicious

Shaker Lemon Pie Recipe: Winter’s Best Pie! I came across this lemon pie with a twist years ago after reading an article in Saveur magazine: The Shaker Table. The resulting pie was simple, with an authenticity one would expect from anything created by the Shakers. I […]

Got Lemons? It’s Easy to Grow Your Own Tree

Got Lemons? It’s Easy to Grow Your Own Tree

After a week of record breaking low temperatures outside, I enjoyed some much needed sunshine inside in the form of a handful of fresh  lemons and limes, courtesy of the potted trees in my dining room and study. I’ve been growing citrus trees for about ten years in […]