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Lemons & Meyer Lemons

Bright in color and flavor, lemons add light and spark to winter meals and set off the clean, fresh veggies of spring. Lemons are harvested and widely available year-round, so many people don't realize they have a season. They are cheapest and juiciest in season, from December to May.

All About Lemons
Lemons add acid - which can heighten other flavors - and a bright, tangy flavor to foods. Lemons are full of vitamin C, folate, fiber, and potassium. See how to choose the best lemons and how to use them below.

All About Meyer Lemons
Meyer lemons - those lemon-orange combos that are the darlings of the culinary world - are sweet enough to eat. Find out how to make the most of Meyer lemons' aromatic, floral, sweet nature here.

10 Ways to Use Lemons Around the House
Lemons add their own bright, cheery aroma and a kick of acid that heightens other flavors when used in cooking. Their cleansing scent and light acid have plenty of uses beyond cooking. Below are some great ways to use lemons around the house for all-natural, toxin-free cleaning, odoer-removing, and decoration.

Arugula Salad With Broiled Lemon
Sugared broiled lemons add sweet and tart to sharp arugula for a refreshing, addictive winter salad.

Candied Lemon Peel
See how easy it is to make homemade candied lemon peel.

Egg Lemon Soup
This classic Greek soup is simple, easy, and amazingly flavorful.

Fennel Salad With Meyer Lemon
Make this brightly flavored fennel salad with Meyer lemon to add a burst of sunshine to any winter meal.

Greens With Preserved Lemon
Saute some greens and throw in some preserved lemon and you have an ultra-healthy, delicious winter side dish of Greens With Preserved Lemon.

Grilled Lemons
Grill lemons for extra juice and flavor.

Homemade Lemon Rosemary Soda
Did you know you can make your own soda? This Homemade Lemon Rosemary Soda is an excellent example of the amazing flavor you can get by making your own soda treats.

Homemade Lemonade
Classic and easy: perfect fresh squeezed lemonade.

Honey Lemon Ginger Tea
Feeling cold? Stuffy? Sore throat? Honey Lemon Ginger Tea will cure what ails you.

How to Make Preserved Lemons
See how easy it is to make salted preserved lemons with this simple step-by-step guide. Use them in salads, with roast chicken, or in stews.

How to Section Lemons
See how to cut beautiful pith-free sections of lemons for salads (Meyer lemons are particularly delicious as sections in bitter green salads).

Kiwi & Tangerine Salad With Lemon Syrup
Simple slices of tangerines and kiwis dressed with a lightly sweet lemon syrup and lemon juice are an easy, refreshing winter and early spring dessert.

Lemon Bars
Easy lemon bars with tons of lemon kick.

Lemon Drop Champagne Cocktails
Lemon Drop Champagne Cocktails are just a bit sweet and lemony – and a great way to dress up less-than-stellar sparkling wine.

Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing
Try this simple, flavorful salad dressing and you may never buy bottled again.

Lemon Infused Olive Oil
See how easy it is to make your own Lemon Infused Olive Oil with this simple recipe.

Lemon Sorbet With Olive Oil
Olive oil adds creaminess to this easy lemon sorbet.

Lemon Sugar
Flavor sugar with lemon zest and add a lemon kick to all kinds of dishes.

Lemon Rosemary Simple Syrup
Turn sugar, lemon, and rosemary leaves into a lovely, delicious, perfectly drizzle-able Lemon Rosemary Simple Syrup.

Lemon Simple Syrup
Turn sugar and lemon leaves into a lovely, delicious, perfectly drizzle-able Lemon Simple Syrup.

Lemony Lentil Salad
This Lemony Lentil Salad is super easy, super tasty, and super healthful.

Meyer Lemon Marmalade
Unlike most marmalades, this one uses the whole fruit, sparing the cook lots of peeling time and creating a maramalade that looks rich and creamy, almost like lemon curd.

Meyer Lemons
Meyer lemons are a bit sweeter than regular lemons, with a discernible orange-y flavor. Find great ways to use Meyer lemons below.

Parsley & Preserved Lemon Salad
Flat-leaf (Italian) parsley and preserved lemons make an easy, bright, nutritious winter salad.

Rosemary Mint Lemon Cooler
Fresh herbs and refreshing lemons make a refreshing mocktail.

Sliced Winter Citrus Salad
This Sliced Winter Citrus Salad highlights oranges and Meyer lemons for an easy, delicious, refreshing dessert.

Spicy Lemon Chutney
Sweet and spicy lemon chutney preserves the bright flavor of winter lemons for use all year long. Spoon it on roast meats or serve with a mild cheese on crackers for an easy appetizer.

Spicy Lemon Pickle
These easy refrigerator pickles (no hot-water processing needed) add a splash of color and intense flavor to meals.

Braised Artichokes with Lemon and Garlic
This recipe for braised artichokes in a broth of lemon and garlic works whether you want to trim the artichokes so people can eat them with a knife and fork or have everyone pull off their own leaves.

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