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All That Lemony Goodness – Part Deux

It’s no secret, I love lemons. In particular – I love Meyer lemons. You get all that absolute lemon Joy without the overbearing urge to slap the crap out of the person next to you when you bite into them. They are milder, sweeter than grocery store variety lemons, and mellower in taste. Considered to be a cross between tangerines and garden variety lemons, you can usually find them in the better fresh produce departments beginning about November on to about late April. So… why, when they aren’t really in season am I waxing on about Meyer Lemons? Well, I was poking around in my mom’s freezer today. And there… in the back… under the pureed quince and the fresh frozen, china-berry sized English peas, was a pint of frozen Meyer Lemon juice..and it got those salivary glands working. I thought today in honor of the found provenance of glory, I’d continue the Lemony Goodness saga. First on the docket today is Lemon Chess Pie with Swedish Double Chocolate Crisps. I love the combination of …

All That Lemony Goodness

If you break into my house and raid the fridge – you’re apt to be painfully disappointed, let alone painfully injured when I smack you with the heal of my boot. I pretty much just have shelves full of condiments. If its a sauce, a pickle, something you can schmear on a hunk of bread – I’ve got it…   and if I don’t have it, I can make it. Case in point – Preserved Lemons. Now, there are some things in life that I am carelessly loose with my money on. But, a jar of salted lemons isn’t a thing that I am interested in paying a honking $25.00 for – not when I can make them…. and make a lot of them…  and give the extras away as “GIFTS”…  and it cost me a fraction of what one measly jar costs. It’s a WIN/WIN/WIN kind of day all around for me there. Preserved Lemons are used in a variety of preparations from Moroccan to Greek to Turkish, and can be used just about anywhere …