Giveaway! From the Lemon Ladies Orchard
April 18, 2011 26 Comments
So in case you missed it, I have a Meyer Lemon problem. Specifically, I have a Lemon Ladies Meyer Lemon problem. I just can’t get enough of the sweet and sour flavor. The scent of them is almost floral. Its addictive. In case you missed it, I took seven pounds of lemons and made them into Raspberry Lemon Preserves, Meyer Lemon Marmalade, Preserved Lemons and Limoncello. I made Meyer Lemon Curd, Kiwi Meyer Lemon Jam and an absolutely amazing Lazy Lemon Tart and froze some of the juice for later lemon cravings. I even shipped some of Karen’s lemons to Anchorage, Alaska so I could share them with friends.
It’s safe to say I am Meyer obsessed. I had to get some more lemons – I still haven’t made Meyer Lemon Salt for this summer’s catch or Meyer Lemon Roast Chicken. I’m still coveting Nicole’s Lemon Pull-Apart Loaf at Arctic Garden Studio. And I must dehydrate Meyer slices to savor the flavor for as long as possible.
Have I linked you to death yet? Well I’m glad you survived the onslaught – there’s a reward. Karen at the Lemon Ladies Orchard has graciously offered to send one lucky SK reader a Meyer Lemon Gift Bag. They come from her own trees in sunny Emerald Hills, California. If the fruit wasn’t a good enough reason to check her out, the story behind the orchard is pretty amazing too. This means she will pick a dozen beautiful lemons and send them direct to your door! How can you say no?
How to Enter:
1. Post a comment here and tell me what you’re going to do with your meyers. What’s your favorite tried and true recipe? Or are you going to try something new?
2. Earn an additional entry by liking Snowflake Kitchen on Facebook. Leave a comment here to let me know you did.
3. Earn an additional entry by liking the Lemon Ladies page on Facebook. Again, post here to let me know you did.
4. Tweet about it: “Check out the Meyer Lemon Giveaway going on at @snowflakekitchn! http://is.gd/xjbV78″ then post back here with the link!
Even if you dont win, the Meyer Lemon season in California is almost done – place your Lemon Ladies order soon! And this giveaway ends on Monday April 25 at 11:59pm EST!
Congrats to Jeanne in Toledo the winner! Please check your email. Thanks to everyone who entered – stay tuned for more giveaways! -Kate