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Citrus Sensation: Outdoor Entertaining, with Recipes

Cheerful lemon serves as the inspiration for this outdoor party

Written and produced by Krissa Rossbund
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    Check your pantry for these necessary items before shopping:

    • Sugar (need 7-1/2 cups total)
    • Salt
    • Black pepper
    • Baking powder (need 2 tablespoons; check expiration date)
    • Honey (need 2 tablespoons)
    • Butter (need 6 sticks plus 2 tablespoons total)
    • Eggs (need 4 large)
    • Dijon-style mustard (need 1-1/2 teaspoons)
    • Olive oil (need 6 tablespoons)
    • Nonstick olive oil cooking spray

    Produce

    • 22 large lemons (10 for limoncello, 2 for salad, 3 for chicken; plus 2 for garnish, three for squeezing to get 3/4 cup total lemon juice, and 2 for zest)
    • 1 small bunch fresh enokitake (enoki) mushrooms
    • Cremini mushrooms (need 6)
    • Shiitake mushrooms (need 6)
    • Carrots (need 2)
    • 6 whole baby bok choy
    • 1 bunch green onions
    • 1 small shallot
    • 1 head butterhead lettuce
    • 1 head radicchio
    • 1 bunch Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
    • 1 bunch cilantro

    Grocery

    • Long grain white rice

    Baking aisle

    • Cake flour (need 4-1/2 cups)
    • Slivered almonds (need 1/2 cup)
    • Lemon extract
    • Cream of tartar

    Meat counter

    • 6 whole chicken legs (drumstick and thigh)

    Dairy

    • 1 quart buttermilk (need 2-1/2 cups)
    • Pasteurized liquid egg whites or pasteurized whole eggs

    Alcohol

    • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle vodka
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    Recipe from Chef Mary Payne Moran

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    Recipe from Chef Mary Payne Moran

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