Lemon Macarons with Lemon Buttercream

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lemon macarons with lemon buttercream

I think I’m hooked. Ever since trying my hand at making French macarons last year I’ve been hooked. While I have splurged and gotten them at Whole Foods a couple of times, I had to make them again. Don’t get me wrong. The Whole Foods macarons are delicious but buying macarons can get expensive. So, inspired by the lemon macarons I had from Whole Foods, I decided to try making them.
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Matcha Green Tea French Macarons with Milk Chocolate Ganache

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Piping matcha green tea French macarons

After my first experience making French macarons — in which I got about 50% success — I decided I wanted another go. They really weren’t that difficult to make and the possibility of flavor combinations seems endless. French macaron attempt #2: Matcha green tea French macarons with milk chocolate ganache. Didn’t take long to get me overly confident, now did it?
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First Try, First Taste: French Chocolate Macarons

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French chocolate macarons, 1
There are pluses and minuses of living in, seemingly, nowhere. There’s the quiet. There’s the privacy. There’s the fact that we are lucky enough to have enough of a yard to have space for a vegetable garden and the dog to run around and the ability to attract and see birds and other animals. But there are certain “special” things that we don’t have that I wish we did. For example, a bakery with more specialized and fancy pastries. With no easy access to French macarons, I was “forced” to try my hand at them.
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Post by . Originally published April 23, 2013. Last updated July 14, 2018.