ALL LEMONS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL
It's Meyer Lemon season. The season runs from November to March. The lemons you see in the grocery store are called Real lemons. A Meyer lemon is the marriage of a Real lemon and a Mandarin orange. They are smaller, rounder, and more orange in color.
You probably won't want to eat them plain. They are still a lemon, but they don't have the pucker power of a
To take advantage of their diversity, squeeze the juice in salad dressing, make lemonade or add some punch to a cocktail or tomato juice.
Here are a couple of places to get wonderful Meyer Lemon recipes.
100 Things to do with Meyer Lemons- LA Times
DO YOU HAVE A GREEN THUMB?
These lemons are extremely easy to grow.
Keep the biggest seeds out of the lemons and put them in a small pots with potting soil. Set them in a sunny window. Keep them moist. If you grow more than one, you could give them to your friends. A lemon tree is not actually a tree, it is more the size of a Peace Lilly or a Schafferla.
When your newly planted tree reaches about 6 inches tall re-pot it.
Our tree is in a ten inch pot.
Put it outside after the last frost and bring it in before the first frost.
Our tree bares 8 to 10 pieces of fruit at a time.
It is my goal on this segment of my blog to teach you to broaden your eating horizons and how to grow most of the food I write about.
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I'd love to hear what foods you are most interested in.
We won't be able to grow all the foods .