TIP OF THE DAY: Meyer Lemons

During the cold winter months with most fruits out of season, citrus become a go-to fruit. Calamondins, clementines, grapefruits, kumquats, lemons, limes, mandarins, oranges, pomelos, satsumas, sweet limettas, tangelo, tangerine, ugli fruit and even more exotic varieties: All are waiting for you to enjoy. Cut them into salads, mix them into sauces, turn them into…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Meyer Lemons

Now in season through March, the Meyer lemon is a foodie favorite: bright citrus flavor with less pucker, owing to less acid. For decades it was available largely at California farmers’ markets, where it was “discovered” in the 1970s by Alice Waters and other pioneer chefs of “California cuisine.” Chefs and customers alike loved the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Meyer Lemons

Over the last 30 years, the Meyer lemon has evolved from an ornamental garden lemon found in California farmers markets, to a popular commercial lemon. The two major lemons in America, Eureka and Lisbon, have a bracing tartness. The Meyer Lemon, which is a hybrid between a lemon and a mandarin or other sweet orange,…
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