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manga Oct 8, 2007 04:37 PM

We have a prolific Meyer lemon tree in the backyard. I make lemonaid and freeze ice cubes of lemon juice. I even trade lemons at the Pheonix Pastaficio for fresh pasta and bread (so lucky!!!). I'm wondering what your favorite recipe with Meyers is. Thanks!

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    Mother of four Oct 8, 2007 04:50 PM

    If I could find them, I would use them in everything. I mention the name and people give me a blank stare. Inpossible to find in MI., but had a little luck in FL. Lucky you, a whole tree full!!!

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      milklady Oct 8, 2007 08:00 PM

      I'm really into making lemon curd with them (use a bit less sugar) and cakes. You can really taste the difference. I also love to make a variety of mediterannean dishes with meyer lemon juice -- taboulli, fatoush, med inspired potato salad, etc. all taste fab with the juice.

      1. meatn3 Oct 9, 2007 02:01 AM

        Mediterranean preserved lemons. They add a wonderful flavor to so many dishes - they are edible gold!

        1. Scrapironchef Oct 9, 2007 08:28 AM

          Meyer lemon marmalade, I don't bother going the whole canning route, just keep it in the fridge for as long as it lasts.

          My wife makes up batches of meyer lemon/ginger lemonade.

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          1. re: Scrapironchef
            WildSwede Oct 9, 2007 12:53 PM

            I make as much as I can of the Meyer Lemon Marmalade (but I do go the canning route) and it is one of my most requested.

          2. chowser Oct 9, 2007 08:30 AM

            Meyer lemon drops (the drink). The best lemon bars I've ever made were with the Best Recipe lemon tart recipe, using meyer lemons.

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              jenniferstimson Oct 9, 2007 09:26 PM

              There is a meyer lemon pudding cake on epicurious that is just awesome. I serve it in a wine glass w/ whipped cream flavored with a tiny bit of cloves.

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