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Category Archives: Lemon

Cin Cin!

Written on April 30, 2006 at 5:57 pm, by

And so the end of the meal has arrived. This glorious feast that has been the month of April has reached the finale. I bid adieu to the month of lemon and to Lori Longbotham’s Lemon Zest. Having never made anything from this cookbook, I didn’t know what to expect when I selected it as  Continue Reading »

Some Lemony Spuds For You!

Written on April 27, 2006 at 4:12 pm, by

I could not possibly have let April go by without sharing this lemony recipe with you. This is one that will become a classic in your repertoire. Trust me. Easy, yet so delicious, this dish is perfect for a small dinner or for a huge gathering. The recipe can be halved or doubled easily (or  Continue Reading »

Lemony Crab Cakes

Written on April 26, 2006 at 6:25 pm, by

April is flying by and my opportunities to continue to entice you with recipes from Lori Longbotham’s Lemon Zest are quickly coming to an end. If April had 100 days I could easily fill each one with a recipe from Lori’s book. It’s that good. And you know Cream Puff would never lie to you!  Continue Reading »

An Affair to Remember: I Carciofi

Written on April 19, 2006 at 10:09 pm, by

I wasn’t planning on posting this evening, but I had no choice. I am enjoying Lemon Zest so much and I realized that I don’t have many days left in April to post about this cookbook. Having prepared a dish that features one of the vegetable loves of my life, I just had to come  Continue Reading »

WCC #4: Lemony Bread-Pudding French Toast

Written on April 17, 2006 at 10:55 pm, by

What is that glorious scent? Something warm and eggy in the air is pulling me out of a deep sleep. It’s calling me, more and more forcefully, urging me to wake up and make my way to the kitchen. Incredibly I resist wakefulness. I’m so tired. I went to bed at 3:30 a.m. after baking  Continue Reading »

A Plate of Lemon Happiness

Written on April 13, 2006 at 10:30 am, by

This is the recipe for a plate of lemon happiness: Cream. Lemon zest. Butter. Parmigiano Reggiano. Fettuccine. So what are you waiting for? Ciao! Creamy Lemon Fettuccine Adapted from Lemon Zest by Lori Longbotham. 1 cup heavy cream (35% cream) 2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiano  Continue Reading »

A Zesty Beginning

Written on April 11, 2006 at 4:03 pm, by

"How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterwards." Spanish Proverb How I am hoping to truly discover the meaning of this proverb over the course of the next week! After a hectic beginning to 2006, I’m happy to say that I have a few days to myself. So today is a beginning  Continue Reading »

May I Offer You an Olive?

Written on April 4, 2006 at 8:01 pm, by

Hard day at work? Long day at school? Busy day getting the house in order? Don’t worry about it. Come in. Take your shoes off. Sit down and make yourself at home. Cream Puff’s house is your house. Here’s a cool glass of crisp Prosecco. And right here, in front of you, is a lovely  Continue Reading »