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20 Lemon Recipes To Brighten Up Your Day

The tart, the sweet and the citrus-forward. Zesty!
Apr 13, 2015 3:00 pm

Have a few lemons lying around your kitchen? Just a little squeeze of one can elevate a wide variety of dishes, bringing out previously hidden flavors and revealing new layers of depth. This is especially true in spring, when the tart citrus adds a zesty freshness to light starters like chicken orzo soup and kale chips, and hearty sides like herb-roasted potatoes and feta dip. Pair it all with a glass of — you guessed it — homemade limoncello. These are just a few of the 20 lemony recipes we’ve compiled here to welcome the season.

Grilled Summer Vegetable Pie With Lemon Ricotta Recipe

Grill farmers market veggies for a fresh summer pie
Aug 18, 2014 12:00 pm
summer vegetable ricotta pie
Photo: Paul Harrison

Sometimes when you go to the farmer's market in the summer, it gets the better of you. With so many awesome looking fresh vegetables at their peak, it's easy to over-purchase. But now you have more vegetables than you know what to do with. What can you make with ALL those veggies? Veggie pie. 

From Paris To Your Kitchen: David Lebovitz's Lemon-Pistachio Israeli Couscous

Israeli couscous, flavored with preserved lemons
Jun 11, 2014 2:00 pm

Look no further than renowned culinary author David Lebovitz's My Paris Kitchen, the cookbook companion to his world-famous blog. Learn the classics right the first time or dive a little deeper to lesser-known French dishes influenced by countless ethnic cuisines. First up, a delicious and colorful Israeli couscous flavored with preserved lemons. 

Blueberry And Limoncello Drizzle Cake Recipe

A sweet, tangy cake full of seasonal blueberries
Jun 4, 2014 3:00 pm
limoncello cake recipe
Photo: Miles New

We're working our way through British chef and baking empress Lorraine Pascale's new book, A Lighter Way To Bake. If you're itching to break out the stand mixer, go forth without guilt. This blueberry and limoncello drizzle cake is the perfect partner for your cold drink of choice.

Sweet Cucumber And Orange Salad Recipe

A light, refreshing side to pair with grilled meats
May 2, 2014 2:30 pm

When it comes to the basics, look no further than a cookbook by renowned Test Kitchen master Pamela Clark. Her simple, triple-tested recipes are delicious and genuinely foolproof. Try out this simple sweet cucumber and orange salad for a refreshing vegetarian appetizer, as an accompaniment to a spicy Mediterranean meal or a side for heartier grilled fare.

Lemon Drizzle Cake Recipe

Celebrate spring with a moist lemon loaf
Apr 17, 2014 3:00 pm
Photo: Ali Allen

Food stylist Amber Rose, called "Britain's most glamorous baker" has every dessert-worthy occasion covered with her new book, Love Bake Nourish. Experiment with heritage flours, seasonal fruits and the lighter side of sweet fare with Rose's expertly tested recipes. This lemon drizzle cake is as simple to make as it is easy to eat. Maybe too easy. 

When Life Gives You Lemons, Cook! 18 Recipes Starring Our Favorite Citrus.

Keep a bag of lemons in the fridge at all times
Apr 3, 2014 12:00 pm

Now that we're putting away the braisers and getting ready to welcome springtime cuisine, consider the lemon. A generous squeeze of fresh lemon juice will enhance everything from a fatty steak in need of an acidic kick to a soggy pie crust, and can even be the reason you don't need to cook your fish. Check out our favorite recipes starring lemon, from appetizers to dessert.

The Mighty Candied Lemon Puckers Up

Easy ways to get a sweet 'n sour fix, plus a recipe
Oct 2, 2013 11:30 am

You guys, I'm very attached to one kitchen appliance and it's beginning to affect my relationship with the other appliances. Also, people. Blenda the Good Witch, my sparkly red Cuisinart prepper who has made appearances in such lunch columns as Giardiniera-naise and Bacon Cream Cheese, has quickly become more than another homegirl. Here's what she does...I mean I do with candied lemons, which are very easy to make.

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