Lovely Lemons: 12 Wonderfully Zesty Recipes

Summer is here! What better ingredient to highlight than lemons? Tart and refreshing, lemony recipes always feel light and wonderful in the warmer weather. From the fragrant zest to the sharp juice, lemons have so much to offer in the kitchen, in both sweet and savory dishes.

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Originally from Asia, lemons made their way to the Western world by way of southern Italy during the time of ancient Rome. The lemon was later introduced to the Americas by Christopher Columbus in 1493.

We reached out to our Culinary Content Network of food bloggers to see which lemon recipes they love to make. From muffins and lemon bars to hummus and waffles, lemons can really be used anywhere. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, lemons are never out of place.

So go ahead and look through these lovely lemony recipes and make something delicious and light to celebrate the arrival of warmer weather.