Pucker Up: 19 Lemon Dishes to Try This Winter

November 28, 2017

Bright, tangy lemons might evoke images of poolside cocktails or a kid’s neighborhood business venture, but citrus season comes with the end-of-year chill. Starting in December, lemons hang like ornaments from small, dark green trees, ready to brighten up holiday dishes and treats.

We hardly need to tell you how many ways you can use lemon juice, zest, or rinds. From baked fish to creamy pasta and fluffy meringue, little lemons pack a mighty, refreshing punch. Their sourness stars in sauces and creams, and supports hearty stews and salty dressings. Plus, they add much-needed acid to pastas and poultry. So, if you’re looking for some lemony inspiration, here are 19 recipes to get you started.

Savory Twists

Sweet Tart

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Katie is a food writer and editor who loves cheesy puns and cheesy cheese.

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Janet M. December 3, 2017
And what of that delicious old standby, chicken or pork cutlet piccata? Fast and absolutely delicious, with plenty of recipes on the web.