I used to wonder what the fuss was about with Meyer lemons.
I would see recipes for baked treats like Meyer lemon bars, Bundt cakes, or muffins, and the author would usually recommend adding a little more sugar to regular lemons for those “not lucky enough to have Meyer lemons.” I felt so left out. How different could they be? As it turns out, they are quite a bit different. My local Smith’s grocery store recently starting selling these little gems, so of course I was excited to try them out.
The first time I saw them at the store, I wasn’t sure if I’d ever see them again, so I bought a large handful. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to make with them, but I knew it should be something simple that would highlight the lemon flavor. I’m already a fan of lemon curd, so I figured that Meyer lemon curd would be a real treat. I started looking for recipes, and found this one from David Lebovitz. He’s never let me down before, so I went with it. [Read more…]