Meyer Lemon Polenta Cake with Winter Fruit Compote

Meyer Lemon Polenta Cake Recipe with Winter Fruit Compote - Andrea Meyers

Last spring Michael bought me the most wonderful Mother’s Day gift. He always gives me big baskets of fuschia, my favorite hanging flowers, but this time he also bought two large Meyer lemon trees. We already had one that was still small, but these were large. I mean they had tons of blossoms and about… 

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Moroccan Preserved Lemons (Limoun Marakad)

Andrea Meyers - Moroccan Preserved Lemons (Limoun Marakad)

Michael and I have pursued our dream of turning our back yard into an edible landscape for several years. We’ve replaced inedible bushes with blueberries, raspberries, and grape vines, and planted apple, cherry, plum, peach, fig, and pecan trees. But there are two trees I wish we could grow in our yard and can’t due… 

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Lemon Thyme Sorbet

Lemon Thyme Sorbet Recipe - Andrea Meyers

We have English thyme and lemon thyme, both of which grow prolifically in our garden. I’ve become rather fond of the flavor lemon thyme adds to poultry, fish, and even desserts such as this refreshing lemon thyme sorbet. Last month I sampled some lemon thyme butter cookies that knocked my socks off, and I’ve held… 

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Lemon Yogurt Cake

Lemon Yogurt Cake Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I’ve had to work very hard on my mixing skills. When I first started cooking I was convinced that a hand mixer was the perfect solution for all mixing and in my enthusiasm I would beat all batters to death then wonder why my muffins looked and tasted like hockey pucks. I didn’t have Dorie… 

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The Daring Bakers Make a Perfect Party Cake

It truly is a perfect cake for a party or any gathering. Flavorful, luscious, and relatively easy to make. Morven of Food, Art, and Random Thoughts chose Dorie Greenspan’s Perfect Party Cake from Baking: From My Home to Yours for The Daring Bakers March challenge, and it was a most delicious challenge. I couldn’t keep… 

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Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Rosemary

Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lemon and Rosemary - Andrea Meyers

This grilled chicken is delicious! We have it every time we make our summer trek to the Meyers camp. It’s juicy, tender, and flavorful, and so easy to prepare, which makes it one of my favorite quick chicken dishes to whip out on a busy day. Serve it with some wild rice or rice pilaf… 

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