Lemon should be a staple of every pantry. Without doubt one of the most versatile flavors, lemon brightens savory dishes with all manner of herbs and spices and creates depth in the most tender baked goods. Rich with vitamin C and cheerful to look at, winter is the perfect time to spend a little more time getting to know lemons in your kitchen.
Lemon brings together the savory herbs in this simple roasted chicken to give you a meals that is not only delicious in itself, but will leave you with fantastic remains for making homemade stock. (3 Guiding Stars)
Lemon and blueberry were born to mingle, and these muffins are the fluffy, nutritious evidence. Dump your old blueberry muffin recipe–you won’t want it anymore. (2 Guiding Stars)
Salty feta and mint back lemon up for a powerful Mediterranean flavor that will carry you away in the middle of your lunch break. (2 Guiding Stars)
This recipe is the case in point proving the old maxim true: sometimes the simplest things are the best. This recipe takes few ingredients and little time, but you’ll adore every bite. (2 Guiding Stars)
If you’re a fan of energy bars but your wallet isn’t, get out your food processor and make this tasty homemade version. For a dessert course or a snack, these lemon-coconut bumps will satisfy. (2 Guiding Stars)
Buy up a mess of catfish when you see it on sale and give this spicy fry a try. If asparagus isn’t in season, mix it up with Brussels sprouts or okra. (1 Guiding Star)
Bake a large batch of these turkey meatballs and store them in the freezer–like any frozen meatball, they’ll quickly thaw in your favorite Guiding Stars-earning tomato sauce for an easy dinner. (1 Guiding Star)