Benefit from the tangy refreshing flavor of lemons. Lemon juice poured over other fruits prevents discoloration of the fresh when exposed to air. The juice can be used as a substitute for vinegar if a lighter flavored vinaigrette is desired.The zest the juice and the fruit (sliced or quartered) can be used.from more benifits and tricks in Home page. Facts about lemons tricks : (1) Next time you have a sore throat reach for a lemon Add the juice of one lemon to an equal amount of hot water for an anti bacterial gargle. (2) Although early U.S. lemon production centered in Florida California is now the lemon state ranking No. 1 in lemon production. The fruit came to Sacramento with the 49ers who relied on lemons for Vitamin C while mining. Soon after California farmers adopted lemons as a crop. (3) Lemonade is thought to be an Egyptian original-at least according to the earliest documentary evidence. Sources say that lemon juice mixed with sugar was sold around the year 1104 in a Jewish community in the Egyptian city of Cairo. From more visit Home page. More beautiful wallpaper See It
Freezing Whole Lemons: The next time you see lemons or limes on sale at your local grocery or produce store buy an extra amount of lemons and freeze them whole.
- First wash the skins well and then dry.
- Place the whole lemons in a zipper-lock freezer bag and store in your freezer. Generally the lemons will stay in perfect condition for up to four weeks or even more.
- Zesting the frozen lemon: Grate the zest off the lemon while still frozen.
- Juicing the frozen lemon: Place lemon in the microwave for a few second (or submerge in cold water for approximately 15 minutes). After defrosting, the lemon will be softer (or more mushy) and much easier to juice. Freezing lemon juice: Instead of keeping whole lemons store the juice. Squeeze lemons pour juice into an ice cube tray and freeze. Once they re solid transfer the lemon cubes into a freezer bag where they will keep for several months. Each cube equals the juice of one medium lemon.