Meyer Lemons…the Meyer Lemon is believed to be a “cross” between a regular lemon and a mandarin. These lemons tend to have a more smooth and “rounder” texture than your average lemon variety. Meyer Lemons were discovered in China, brought to America and seemingly ever since, Chefs and great cooks everywhere have rejoiced! With their sweeter, less tart and abundant juice content, it is no wonder even the Famous of the Famous T.V. Chefs and Cooks sing high praises for the Meyer Lemon. In fact, there is especially one T.V. personality who always reminds us that with the Meyer Lemon’s distinctive and flowery flavor…“it really is a good thing”. Or as we say here at Pearson Ranch like to say; “When life hands you lemons, make something fabulous!”
How do you enjoy your Meyer Lemons?
Meyer Lemons from Pearson Ranch can be enjoyed in a many wonderful ways! They can replace regular lemons in almost any recipe. From your favorite “adult beverage” cocktail (think Lemon Drop…mmmm), to a “bright” tasting fruit salad. Use them to make an incredible marmalade or chutney to put over pork or poultry and of course on salmon. What’s for dessert? Oh my goodness, there is nothing you can’t do with Meyers! Amaze your friends, family or dinner guests with a classic Meyer Lemon olive oil cake, or how about an “out of this world” lemon curd, or lemon bars that will keep everyone talking. Lemon Meringue? You bet! Yes, there’s nothing Meyers can’t do.
Did you know…? The Meyer Lemon gets it name from a USDA employee (Frank N. Meyer) who brought back a sample to the U.S. from a trip to China in 1908.
When you buy your Meyer Lemons Online from us, you can choose below from either 5 and 10 pound quantities.
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