Savory Simple http://www.savorysimple.net A Recipe Blog Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:48:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 {NEW} Glazed Meyer Lemon Cookies – soft and delicate with a lovely citrus flavor http://www.savorysimple.net/new-glazed-meyer-lemon-cookies-soft-and-delicate-with-a-lovely-citrus-flavor/ http://www.savorysimple.net/new-glazed-meyer-lemon-cookies-soft-and-delicate-with-a-lovely-citrus-flavor/#respond Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:42:28 +0000 http://www.savorysimple.net/new-glazed-meyer-lemon-cookies-soft-and-delicate-with-a-lovely-citrus-flavor/ {NEW} Glazed Meyer Lemon Cookies - soft and delicate with a lovely citrus flavor

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Holy lack of motivation. I have been really struggling to get back into the swing of things since the holidays. I went on a girls getaway this weekend and by the end of the trip I was feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to finally take on my task list. And then I got home and fell right back into the slump.

These Glazed Meyer Lemon Cookies are soft and delicate with a sweet, citrus flavor! Get the recipe from SavorySimple.net

It was so nice to get away, even if it was only for a few days. We found a Groupon for an all-inclusive resort in Cancun, which is a relatively short flight from DC. It felt amazing to escape the cold. I stared at the water, read a few books and took a much needed mental break. Now that I’m home, I’m definitely dragging. But today is better than yesterday and it’s time to get back to business. No more slacking.

If you’ve never used Meyer lemons, they’re slightly smaller than regular lemons with a hint of orange in their flavor profile. If you can’t locate them, regular lemons may be substituted in this recipe.

These Glazed Meyer Lemon Cookies are soft and delicate with a sweet, citrus flavor! Get the recipe from SavorySimple.net

Glazed Meyer Lemon Cookies
 
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Serves: 30-40 cookies
Ingredients
  • for the cookies
  • 3 cups (15 ounces) all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons Meyer lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 ounces unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • ⅔ cup heavy or light cream
  • 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed Meyer lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • for the glaze:
  • ¾ cups confectioners sugar
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed Meyer lemon juice (approximately 3-4 lemons)
Instructions
  1. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, zest, baking soda and salt. In a liquid measuring cup, stir together the cream, lemon juice and vanilla.
  3. In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar together on medium high speed for several minutes until light and fluffy.
  4. Turn the speed down to low and add the eggs one at a time, allowing each egg to fully incorporate into the batter. Scrape down the side of the bowl.
  5. With the mixer running on medium low, alternate between adding the flour and cream mixture (which will have slightly curdled from the lemon juice) until all of the ingredients are incorporated. Use a spatula to scrape down to the bottom of the bowl one last time and give the batter a final stir.
  6. Use a 1-inch cookie scoop to potion the dough onto the parchment (note: these cookies spread while baking so leave room between each cookie. Bake in batches if you have smaller baking sheets). Allow the cookies to chill in the refrigerator for 25 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Whisk together the glaze ingredients and set aside.
  8. Bake the cookies for 15-18 minutes, or until the edges are just starting to brown. Allow to cool for several minutes and then brush with the glaze.
Notes
These cookies spread while baking. I recommend leaving at least 1½ -2 inches of space between each cookie. To be on the safe side, you might want to bake them in several batches while giving the dough ample room to spread out.

Regular lemons may be substituted.

 

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{NEW} This Lemon Garlic Parmesan Linguine is a super easy dinner that’s ready in under 20 minutes http://www.savorysimple.net/new-this-lemon-garlic-parmesan-linguine-is-a-super-easy-dinner-thats-ready-in-under-20-minutes/ http://www.savorysimple.net/new-this-lemon-garlic-parmesan-linguine-is-a-super-easy-dinner-thats-ready-in-under-20-minutes/#respond Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:37:24 +0000 http://www.savorysimple.net/new-this-lemon-garlic-parmesan-linguine-is-a-super-easy-dinner-thats-ready-in-under-20-minutes/ {NEW} This Lemon Garlic Parmesan Linguine is a super easy dinner that's ready in under 20 minutes

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This Lemon Garlic Parmesan Linguine is a super easy dinner that's ready in under 20 minutes! Get the recipe from SavorySimple.net

It doesn’t get any easier than this pasta. Right now that’s what I’m craving – simple comfort food that’s ready in minutes. What can I say, the holidays wore me out. I don’t really buy into the January health craze. This is what I need right now.

This Lemon Garlic Parmesan Linguine is a super easy dinner that's ready in under 20 minutes! Get the recipe from SavorySimple.net

Lemon, garlic and parmesan are like the holy trinity of comfort food. These three ingredients create a perfect harmony of flavors. You really want to use higher quality ingredients since the recipe is so basic. Freshly grated parmigiano reggiano is worlds better than pre-grated parmesan cheese sold in the green tube. You’ll never achieve the taste of freshly minced garlic if you try substituting garlic powder. And you always want to use fresh squeezed lemon juice. Always.

This Lemon Garlic Parmesan Linguine is a super easy dinner that's ready in under 20 minutes! Get the recipe from SavorySimple.net

This dinner can be on the table in less than 20 minutes. What more can you ask for? Try serving it with a light white wine (I personally love sauvignon blanc).

This Lemon Garlic Parmesan Linguine is a super easy dinner that's ready in under 20 minutes! Get the recipe from SavorySimple.net

Lemon Garlic Parmesan Linguine
 
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Serves: 6-8 servings
Ingredients
  • 16 ounces linguine
  • ½ cup reserved pasta water (see instructions)
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice (approximately 1 lemon)
  • ½ cup fresh grated parmesan cheese (plus more for garnish)
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • optional: chopped fresh parsley for garnish
Instructions
  1. Prepare the linguine according to package instructions, using well salted water. Before draining, reserve ½ cup of the pasta water and set aside.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil over medium low heat in a small pan. Add the minced garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Remove from the heat.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the pasta, olive oil and garlic, lemon juice, parmesan cheese and ¼ cup of the pasta water. Add the remaining pasta water if needed until the pasta is easy to stir.
  4. Divide into portions and top each serving with fresh ground pepper, extra parmesan cheese and, if using, chopped parsley.
Notes
This is a simple dish that begs for high quality ingredients. For best results, use freshly grated parmigiano reggiano cheese, fresh squeezed lemon juice and a good quality olive oil. You'll be able to taste the difference! I love serving this dish with white wine (my preference is sauvignon blanc).

 

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