How to choose, prepare, and store Lemons.
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Buying Lemons

Look for:
lemons that are heavy for their size and have smooth, thin and firm skin. Select medium to large size lemons, which are usually juicier than small lemons.

lemons that are soft, spongy, wrinkled and have bumpy skin. These will have less juice.

Seasonality: All year; peak season April to July

Storing Lemons

Store lemons at room temperature up to 1 week, or in the refrigerator 2-3 weeks.

Preparing Lemons

Wash  lemons before cutting. The zest (the yellow outer skin) is edible and packs tons of flavor. Remove it with a grater or peeler, taking care not to cut the bitter inner white skin, called the pith.

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