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Meyer lemon

I have been enjoying the Meyer lemons off my
tree for the past few weeks. Last night we tried Smitten Kitchen’s recipe for Lemon Risotto. The first time I made this it was a little too much lemon so I tweaked the recipe and put half the amount of lemon juice. I also added scallions as a garnish. The result was a divine, creamy risotto with just the right touch of lemon goodness to contrast with his shrimp and my chicken.

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  1. Oh, that looks so delicious! I need to try that recipe. I agree that cooking with lemons, even Meyers, is a delicate thing – too much and it’s just kind of ick. Your lemons are gorgeous, I’m so jealous!

    Posted by Karen | November 10, 2008, 6:34 pm
  2. Oh man this looks so gooooood!!!!!!! I love lemon…it makes everything taste so fresh and yummy!

    Posted by Julie | November 10, 2008, 8:22 pm
  3. Oh my goodness. That looks divine. Thank you for the pics AND the links 🙂

    Posted by Momisodes | November 10, 2008, 9:43 pm
  4. That lemon tree looks amazing! (It makes me want to try growing a little lemon tree next year… I wonder if it would grow in the pacific nw?)

    Posted by Chara Michele | November 10, 2008, 11:08 pm
  5. No fair you’re making me hungry!

    I hope you’re feeling ok.

    Posted by Katie | November 10, 2008, 11:30 pm

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