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Recipe: Meyer Lemon Madeleines

Recipe: Meyer Lemon Madeleines

Ooh la la! Bring a little glamour to your dinner party by whipping up a batch of fresh-from-the-oven madeleines, delicate, spongy little cakes made extra-fragrant with Meyer lemon zest.

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Celebrating Spring with Lemon Desserts

Celebrating Spring with Lemon Desserts

| March 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Spring has sprung in the city! There is asparagus in the markets, flowers popping up at the corner store by my place, and it’s no longer getting dark at 5:30. Hallelujah. For me, that generally means going for runs after work instead of hunkering down, making lots of fresh salads for dinner, and doing a little spring time baking. So here is a lovely recipe for a lemon pudding cake — I made it with lemons from my mom’s tree in Marin and had the other ingredients in the fridge. It’s relatively simple, light, and perfectly tart.

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Friendship and Homemade Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Friendship and Homemade Meyer Lemon Marmalade

| January 21, 2010 | 5 Comments

I planted my Meyer lemon tree around five years ago, and although it’s given me a steady stream of fruit since we first set it into the ground outside our front porch, this is the first year that our tree was crowded with lemons. So what do you do with an overabundance of sweet and tart Meyers? In my case, I had great plans to make marmalade.

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Meyer Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Meyer Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

| March 5, 2009 | 12 Comments

On Sunday mornings, especially when the weather is rainy and cold and grey, I love to make a decadent breakfast, like brown butter waffles, a full English, or, one of my all-time favorites: delicate, soufflé-like ricotta pancakes.

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The Ice Cream Chronicles, Part 1

| January 24, 2005 | 4 Comments

I love ice cream. No, I mean I really love ice cream. I love ice cream so much that I ditched our ancient, puny, barely-functioning refrigerator and bought a new refrigerator because the old one wouldn’t freeze my ice cream canister. I even had to rip out two of the six cabinets in our kitchen […]

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