Waldorf Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette – A Standout

Waldorf Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette – A Standout Waldorf Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette & Watermelon Radishes, Apple, Romaine, Walnuts, Celery, Cranberries, Radicchio

Rather than an afterthought, this year make your holiday salad a standout. Crisp and fresh Waldorf Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette is just made for the holiday table from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day and beyond. In this lighter than the usual Waldorf salad, Continue reading

Turkish Carrot Lentil Stew – Savory, Sweet & Spicy

Turkish Carrot Lentil Stew Turkish Carrot Lentil Stew with Meyer Lemon Yogurt Sauce

There’s an unusually synchronistic backstory behind today’s Turkish Carrot Lentil Stew. It begins with a yoga teacher training assignment to choose three words to describe how I want to feel when I practice and share yoga. My three words have the acronym SAJ. Continue reading

Preserved Lemons – Easily Made at Home

Preserved Lemons – Easily Made at HomePreserved Lemons – An Odyssey       

For years I’d heard about preserved lemons. Once I was gifted with a jar of them. I treasured that jar a bit too much. Thinking I had to save them for only very special occasions, I waited much too long to open the jar. Continue reading

Lemon Curd with Meyer Lemons

Meyer Lemon Curd, Shortbread, Coulis, Blackberries (c) jfhaugen

A Beautiful and Most Luscious New Year’s Dessert

“If Cézanne had lived not in France but in Southern California, his still lifes would have overflowed with Meyer lemons. Plump, smooth-skinned, colored an unmistakable dark yellow—canary yellow, the color of egg yolks or the sun at noon—they’re sweeter than other lemons, with an intoxicating aroma that has hints of honey and thyme.” Continue reading