10 Lovely Lemon Recipes

April  5, 2013

The flavor of lemon is something many of us can't get enough of. As it turns out, it's also incredibly versatile: Lemon can just as easily lend the perfect finishing touch to a pasta dish, as it can be the star in an ice-cold margarita. From dinner to drinks to indulgent sweets, here are 10 recipes to celebrate this humble, hard-working fruit.

Aunt Mariah's Lemon Sponge Cups by ENunn

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Meyer Lemon Macarons by DolcettoConfections


Lemon Ricotta Spaghetti with Arugula by melissav



Lemon Basil Sherbet by Sandy Smith


Broccoli, Lemon and Parmesan Soup by merrill


Lemon-Lime Margaritas by thirschfeld


Bruschetta with Ricotta, Honey, and Lemon Zest by merrill


Thai-Inspired Asparagus Salad with Fried Meyer Lemon by clintonhillbilly


Chicken Cutlets Grilled in Charmoula with Quick-Cured Lemon Confit by creamtea


Meyer Lemon Focaccia by deensiebat


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Written by: Sarah_Sherwood

Editorial Intern at Food52


Julia C. February 14, 2014
I can't wait to make some of these lemon recipes as I have a Myers Lemon tree with hundreds of lemons. :))

Also, the chocolate cake with orange iceing Yum
creamtea April 5, 2013
As a lemon addict, I love this collection! Thank you Sarah!