3.19.2013

How to Use Up Lots and Lots of Lemons...

Remember this photo?
My friend Laura blessed me with lots and lots of lemons, I had three huge bowls of lemons sitting around my house. 
See?

However my little heart that beats baking couldn't let these lemons just sit around as decor, I had to use them. I have three uses for the lemons so far.
Lemon project #1 - ice cold with a slice of lemon, simple perfection in a glass

Lemon project #2 lemon bars - the best ones ever!
get the recipe here http://henninglove.blogspot.com/2012/09/luscious-lemon-bars.html

Lemon project #3 homemade lemonade - used my juicer to get the lemon juice, fresh is bestest
 Ill keep you up to date on my other lemon recipes, I'm thinking lemon cream sauce with tortellini, chicken piccata and definitely another lemon dessert. How can I resist? If you want to know what other recipes on a daily basis, follow me on instagram, another great way to follow henning love with Google Reader shutting down in a few months. Find me on instagram, @henninglove

41 comments:

REBrown said...

Lemon bars are amazing!

Katrin said...

I have never tried lemon bars. But they look delicious!

Becky K said...

Lemon bar recipe?

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Christelle said...

Lemon desserts are some of my favorite, especially tart lemon bars! YUM! Your blog is dangerous to my waistline, haha!! It's not fair you are so skinny! :)

Amy said...

when you use the lemons in the juicer, do you peels the lemons?

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Stephanie said...

i love the taste of lemon and blueberries, lemon and raspberries, and just plain lemon.

Carol {Everyday Delights} said...

Love all those lemons! Does your friend have a tree? Chicken + lemon is a really good combo too!

Margaret said...

There is nothing better in the entire world than homemade lemon bars. Seriously, the BEST.

Amy Shaughnessy said...

You are so creative. I would just use them as decor until they went bad. I'm not creative (or the best baker) like you!

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Life With Lauren said...

Those lemon bars B would love!

*LO* said...

the sauce idea sounds delish! make sure you post that recipe should you ever try making it!!

Leah said...

i love to put lemons in my water. it's so refreshing and fresh squeezed lemonade is the absolute best!

awhite said...

I love ice cold lemon water- sooo refreshing! :)

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Chrissy said...

Mmh, this all looks so amazing and mouthwatering! xxx

Sarah and Stewart said...

I love love love fresh squeezed lemons in a diet coke. :-)

McKenna Ryan said...

Those lemon bars look absolutely fantastic! xx. McKenna Lou
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Life in the Heights! said...

YUM!!! Lemons are the best!! This reminds me that I need to start working on my pie!!

Darby Hawley said...

Haha Oh Meg I love the way you think! Not even kidding! I have 3 scheduled posts on lemons and what to do with them lol I am going to have to try some lemon bars :-)

Susie Dickson said...

I love love love lemons! These are all great ways to use them – once you start drinking water with lemon it's hard to go back to plain.

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SMD @ lifeaccordingtosteph said...

Now following on IG and bloglovin'.

I love lemon. Chicken piccata is one of my all time favorites.

I should try lemon bars from scratch.

Amy said...

I LOVE lemons!! They go so well in everything!

Ashley R said...

I love the idea of making a lemon cream sauce. I would never have though of it- but it would fit perfectly with Italian flavors, yum. I am going to follow you right now :)

Ashley R said...

*thought

(my bad!)

p.s. My vote is also for lemon drop martinis. :P

Richelle Lynn Garn said...

Oh, I vote the lemon cream sauce with tortellini! My signature drink is ice water with lemon. They make such a great decor accent and you made it look so classy. Love this Meg.

Love Meghan said...

i wish i could try one of your lemon bars! they're my favorite!

Bethany said...

Lemon bars are so heavenly! Would love a recipe for them. :)
Also, cute blog! Xo.

Darcy said...

Oh my gosh the fresh squeezed lemonade sounds delicious.. wish I had some of that right now!

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Ashley said...

Love lemons!! You can also put them in vases of water (whole) to decorate!!

Francesca Giusti said...

love lemons and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D
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Paola Lauretano said...

Nice post!!!
Do you like to follow each other???

by Veronica Varetta said...

ill definitely try the lemon cake :)

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Jane said...

fresh lemonade sounds sooooo great right about now..!

Michelle {lovely little things} said...

This is my go-to recipe when I can't find anything else for dinner, Giada's lemon spaghetti, http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/lemon-spaghetti-recipe/index.html

Kendall said...

Oh lemonade, it looks incredible and my mouth is watering! Try mixing some lemon juice with baking soda for a quick, natural teeth whitening. I did it this weekend and it was awesome!

Maya {CharminglyStyled} said...

Homemade lemonade sounds amazing! I have a juicer but haven't made homemade lemonade yet - it's going to need to happen soon :)

xx,
Maya

Faith said...

I completely want to buy tons of lemons! Too bad for me I can't really bake. And I don't like lemon in my water. But I can decorate with it :)

ruthy ann said...

loooooooooove me some lemons. Have you had lemon chicken? that's super yummy.

Laura said...

homemade fresh lemonade is my most favorite thing EVER!

Kristin said...

I'll take one of each!!

Rachel Weaver said...

I'm so jealous. I feel like I never have enough lemons.They are so beautiful and perfect on/in everything. I wished I lived in a place where you can grow citrus.

Lauren {at} Life.Love.Lauren said...

Those homemade lemon bars look divine!