Meyer Lemons

Sweet Madness: County Fair Prep Frenzy

Eagerly anticipating this year’s county fairs! Have already signed up to enter several unusual jams & jellies in the 2011 Marin County Fair…with fingers crossed & high hopes the judges will like them. I’ve decided to participate in our local 2011 Sonoma County Fair as well, though haven’t any idea what the competition’s like. Playful […]

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Prize Winning Preserves: Meyer Lemon & Honey Jelly ~ Red Ribbon Winner!

*2012 Marin County Fair RED RIBBON Winner (2nd Place)* May 2013 Meyer Lemon & Honey Jelly 8oz Jars~$12 ea, 4oz Jars~$7ea (Out-of-Stock), 3oz~$6 or 2oz~$5 Gift Basket Sampler Jars 3-13-2011 Early spring is Meyer Lemon season in northern California. Lots of folks have shrubby, small lemon trees in their yards…and many of those lemons go […]

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Ashwin’s Birthday Feast

September started out with the BEST news ~ baby Ashwin was born and the next day Shankari of Sacramento Spice and Rajesh brought him home. Excitement crackled over the blog-o-sphere, phones, via email, and Facebook, as family, friends, and well-wishers around the world eagerly asked for any bit of news. Melody of CookingSchmooking….NoProblem & her […]

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Prize Winning Preserves: Honey Rose Petal Jam ~ Best of Show!

~ This lovely, subtle, sophisticated jam needs a day or two to mellow, blending the flavors (a month is even better). The honey tones are dominant, the rose more of a aromatic nuance and secondary flavor. It’s best for savoring. Honey Rose Petal Jelly 8oz~$16ea, 4oz~$10ea, 2oz Gift Basket Sampler Jars~$7ea *Out-of-Stock* We’ll be making […]

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Meyer Lemon Sugar ~ An EASY & QUICK Baking Condiment!

Meyer Lemon Inspirations 2010 ~ Recipe #4 Ran across this simple baking ‘condiment’ in my old, out-of-print, “A World of Breads” cookbook by Dolores Casella. [David White Company, New York, 1966.] She lists a section of ‘Flavored Sugars’ in Chapter 10 ~ Yeast Raised Coffee Cakes and Sweet Rolls introducing them with these comments: “Flavored […]

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Cranberry Citrus Scones ~ A Homebaked Treat!

Meyer Lemon Inspirations 2010 ~ Recipe #3 This basic scone recipe is from one of my favorite cookbooks “A World of Breads” by Dolores Casella (out-of-print). [David White Company, New York, 1966.] I improvised the citrus-y variations from suggestions mentioned in other on-line scone recipes. (See sources at the end of the post.) Cream Scones […]

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Asparagus and Meyer Lemon Ricotta Pizza

Meyer Lemon Inspirations 2010 ~ Recipe #2 With a delicate fresh flavor, protein packed ricotta cheese brightened with Meyer lemon makes a wonderful base for seasonal asparagus in this deliciously unusual, quick, easy-to-make pizza. This is the second recipe in a series of lemony delights that I’ve been cooking in March & April inspired by […]

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Creamy Meyer Lemon & Orange Citrus ‘Butter’

~ Am planning to make candied citrus peels & slices for the holidays, so we should have a small supply of Meyer Lemon & Orange Citrus Syrup and/or Butter. Let us know if you’re interested and we’ll keep some for you! Meyer Lemon & Orange Citrus Butter *Out-of-Stock* 8oz~$12 ea, 4oz~$7ea, 2oz~$5 Gift Basket Sampler […]

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