Lemon Rosemary Butter Cookies

Crunchy, buttery, pine nut-studded cookies with the fresh scent of lemon and rosemary. This is a classic butter cookie recipe, but with some of the flour swapped out for cornmeal to add a bit of texture.  Lemon and fresh rosemary compliment each other in this cookie.  The dough for these cookies comes together quickly.  After…

Tahini Lemon Sauce

When I want a simple meal of grilled vegetables, this is my go-to sauce to bring deep flavor  to the table. It goes together in minutes, and will last in the refrigerator for weeks.  The key to great flavor in this recipe is to balance the tangy lemon with sea salt.  Both of these flavors…

Salt-preserved citrus

I have a beautiful Persian lime tree in my back yard, and a good friend has a super productive Meyer lemon.  Two months ago my lime tree was covered with fruit, and my friend brought over a grocery bag filled with lemons.  So, instead of lemonade, I made salt-preserved lemons and limes.  This is an…