Friday, July 9, 2010

Five Facts Friday - Lemons

1. One medium lemon has about 3 tablespoons of juice and 3 tablespoons of grated peel.

2. Store lemons at room temperature for about two weeks. They will keep for up to six weeks in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Use lemons as quickly as possible after cutting.

3. Freeze lemon juice in ice cube trays for later use.

4. Add a few drops of lemon juice to whipping cream if it doesn't stiffen.

5. Use lemon to replace salt in your recipes….you'll have less sodium.

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