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Fresh Lemon Zest

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How can I save lemon zest?

Fresh Lemon Zest

Before you squeeze juice from a lemon, grate off the rind into a freezer bag and freeze. Then when a recipe calls for lemon zest or rind, just pull it from the freezer.



6/17/2007 1:55:01 PM
Barry Lay said:

I googled lemon zest just to find out whether was possible! I had a bag of lemons, not cheap!) and I wanted to juice them for lemonade. I was thinking of all that zest going to waste. I decided to google and find out if zest freezes. I'm glad i found this tip on this site! Thanks

6/19/2007 6:05:09 PM
jan said:

exactly the answer i was looking for. i am always using fresh lemons but didn't know you could freeze the zest. Thanks!!

7/27/2007 12:01:52 PM
Irene said:

Sure appreciate this tip !
Just spent 20 minutes trying to find out how to preserve this fresh lemon zest -- to no avail until you. Kudos. Gratzi.

8/13/2007 9:38:24 AM
karen Mille said:

I was reading an article on weight reduction, that called from half a cup of fresh lemon juice and fresh lemon zest mixed into hot water first thing in the morning. Lemon and hot water promote peristalsis, contractions that speed elimination of fat-storing toxins. I wasnt sure what "fresh lemon zest" was or how to make it. Very glad this comment is here, thanks.

3/14/2008 12:22:47 AM
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