When life hands you lemons, make lemony lamb chops, or a lemon tart, or …

  • Lemon-boiled shrimp. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Lemon Shaker tart is an absolute delight, and it is not too sweet as many lemon desserts can be.

  • Lemon chicken, Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • A classic combination of flavors that is often overlooked is lamb with lemon. The tang of the lemon plays a soaring counterpoint to what many people (not me) think of as the gaminess of lamb. (Photos by Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Lemons get a bad rap.