Sweet & Tart: Refreshing Uses For Lemons

published Aug 2, 2011
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When I think of summer one of the first things that come to mind are lemons. The staple citrus can be used in so many different ways and no matter what the outcome it’s always refreshing. It’s always a plus that you don’t need to turn your oven on for most of these!

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Meyer Lemon Macaroons, Delectable Deliciousness (Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Lemons are refreshing year round but they’re especially coveted when it’s sweltering outside. The most refreshing of the bunch is the Lemon Ice Cream Sandwiches from Eat Live Travel Write. Sweet and tart lemon ice cream sandwiched between lemon cookies sound so delicious and the perfect afternoon treat.

If you don’t mind firing up the oven for a little while, Meyer Lemon Macaroons from Delectable Deliciousness would be perfect for a summer wedding or baby shower. Not only do they look beautiful but taste delicious. Here are some sweet, tart and delicious uses for lemons:

Meyer Lemon Macaroons, Delectable Deliciousness
Lemon Burst Cookies, Tidy Mom
French Lemon Cream Tart, Cooking After Five
Lemon Bars, Food Nouveau
Lemon Ice Cream Sandwiches, Eat Live Travel Write

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