Grilled Vegetables with Lemon-Garlic Butter

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Grilled vegetables are a great dish to add to any BBQ. Let’s spruce them up by spreading homemade lemon-garlic butter over the top. The fresh butter flavor paired with the smoky flavor of the grill and the lemon-garlic is a must. What’s even better is you can enjoy the leftovers for lunch; they are just as good the next day.  Ingredients 1 … [Read more...]

Limoneira® Lemonade

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For more intense lemon flavor, grate the zest from one fresh lemon and add the zest to the pitcher as you are making it.  Ingredients 7 ½ oz. lemon juice (approximately 5-6 lemons) 8 cups of water (1 pitcher) ½ cup Truvia® or 1 cup of regular sugar If too sweet add some more lemon juice.     … [Read more...]

Grilled Lemon Citrus Spice Ribs

Lemon RIBS

These ribs are soaked first in a spicy brine lit up with the taste of lemon juice and then grilled over indirect heat for about an hour – for a taste you'd swear was grilled slowly for hours. The "trick" lies in the brining which plumps up the meat with flavor and extra moisture while the lemon juice … [Read more...]

Pink Lemon Basil Margarita

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Ingredients ½ pink lemon, seeded and thinly sliced into half-wheels 2 basil leaves 1/4 ounce agave nectar 2 ounces gold tequila 1 ounce grand Marnier (or triple sec) Crushed ice Instructions Muddle the lemon slices, basil, and agave nectar in a mixing glass. Add the tequila, grand Marnier, and 1 cup crushed ice. Stir … [Read more...]

Honey Pink Lemon Marmalade

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Pink lemons instead of the usual yellow skinned and fleshed varieties add a rosy glow and a distinct tartness to this luscious marmalade. It makes the perfect accompaniment to a fresh brioche, baguette or bagel. The recipe yields about 5 cups of the preparation, enough for 5 standard 8-ounce jars. Hint: If you don't have a canner, you can … [Read more...]

Keep Your Garden Green with Lemons

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North Americans love the great outdoors – but it does come with some challenges. Among them are weeds, insects and other pests that can foil the best efforts of home gardeners no matter where they live. In the past, many people turned to harsh chemical solutions to control and even eradicate undesirable plants and organisms. Nowadays, however, … [Read more...]

Limoneira Japan Facebook Page Reaches Over 13,000 Likes!

  Limoneira has important retail and food service customers in Japan, and Facebook provides a great way to reach their shoppers/guests with UNLEASH recipe, beauty, health and lifestyle tips. Japanese language posts are made several times a week, and it's been fun to interact with Limoneira's Japanese friends and customers. According to … [Read more...]

Avocado-Lemon Pasta

Ingredients 12 ounces spaghetti 2 ripe avocados, halved, seeded and peeled 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/3 cup olive oil 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup canned corn kernels, drained and … [Read more...]