A rich, silky curd is a truly luxurious way to use citrus fruits. Lemon curd is the most traditional — and very reminiscent of something Mrs. Patmore from "Downton Abbey" might serve at teatime — but I especially love lime curd for its tartness and tropical flair which helps to cut through the richness of the curd's butter and egg.
Chicago-based Argo Tea has a special offer for West of the Loop readers, a coupon for a free oatmeal with purchase of a signature drink now through the end of January. Hear why Emily loves Argo Tea so much.
Will you have overnight guests this holiday season? Do you need to bake something for a crowd? Emily recommends this recipe for flaky delicious scones with a seasonal twist, cranberries and orange zest.