Meyer Lemon

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raspberry lemon doughnuts

May 15, 2014

I celebrated my birthday this week over a wonderful meal with good friends. As usual, I made dessert. Though I decided on doughnuts at the very last minute, I’m glad I did. Birthdays are the time for sprinkles and a touch of whimsy, and these ...

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meyer lemon-coconut bars

April 3, 2014

I’m giving my favorite Meyer lemon bars a tropical twist today. While the bright and tangy filling remains untouched, I changed up the crust, subbing in coconut oil for butter and adding toasted coconut to carry on the theme. Even if your spring plans don’t ...

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meyer lemon & poppy seed doughnuts

March 3, 2014

I whipped up these Meyer lemon and poppy seed doughnuts on Saturday afternoon for no real reason at all. Fortunately, no special occasion is needed for doughnuts, and sometimes it’s nice to bake simply for the joy of it. These baked doughnuts are bursting with ...

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meyer lemon meringue pie

February 24, 2014

This is the pie that almost wasn’t. In January, I decided to tackle lemon meringue pie. After throwing two entire pies in the garbage in as many days, I was feeling utterly defeated. In fact, I remember thinking that I would never bake again. I ...

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meyer lemon & poppy seed biscotti

January 30, 2014

Flecked with bright Meyer lemon zest and dotted with poppy seeds, these golden biscotti are what I reach for when I’m craving an addictive crunch. I usually find myself in that situation around 3:00 every afternoon, when a little snack is needed to offset the ...

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cream cheese, lemon & white chocolate chip cookies

January 17, 2014

If cookies aren’t at the top of your long weekend to-do list, I urge you to make room for these buttery soft pillows. After my first experience adding cream cheese to cookie dough, I became an instant convert; a second flavor variation of “cheesecake” cookies ...

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meyer lemon ice cream

January 15, 2014

Ice cream in January may seem like a crime to some of you who live in much chillier climates than relatively mild California. However, there’s something special about digging into a generous bowl of ice cream while your back is pressed to the warmth of ...

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meyer lemon cloud cookies

January 7, 2014

My affinity for anything Meyer lemon runs deep (previously: Meyer lemon-brown butter bars, Meyer lemon pound cake, Meyer lemon madeleines). In addition to my own tree, I was gifted a bag filled with the fragrant beauties. Cookies were in order, but not just any cookie ...

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