I have been adding True Lemon crystalized lemon to my recipes. This has been a great boost in adding flavor without the calories and the sodium. I have found the largest selection and best prices at www.discountcoffee.com. I get the lemon in a shaker for cooking and I get the Lime in packets for my water. There is a True Lemon web site by the manufacturer but the pricing is way better at DiscountCoffee.com
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I always add Salt after a dish is 75% cooked as I have to eat a low Sodium Diet.By doing this the Food being cooked does not absorb Salt while it cooks and I need much less than I otherwise would.I also do not sprinkle any Salt on my Food after it's fully cooked or when I'm just about to eat it---I prefer cooking the Food a little after adding Salt---helps keep my BP within range.I sprinkle Salt on my Salads,cover these and keep for 10 minutes for the Salt to be absorbed and only then eat these
By doing this I ensure that the quantity of Salt eaten is much less than what I'd have eaten otherwise and very little difference in taste as well since the natural Salt present in each Food component comes into focus this way----we unneccessarily oversalt our Foods and suffer for it!!!!
Clean greasy messes Greasy pans? Splattered stove tops? Messy counters? If your kitchen has been the victim of some sloppy sauteing, try using lemon halves before bringing out possibly toxic chemical cleaners. Sprinkle some salt (for abrasion) on a juiced lemon half and rub on the greasy areas, wipe up with a towel. (Be careful using lemon on marble counter tops, or any other surface which may be sensitive to acid).
Polish chrome - Mineral deposits on chrome faucets & other tarnished chrome make haste in the presence of lemon--rub with a squeezed lemon half, rinse, and lightly buff with a soft cloth. Polish copper - A halved lemon dipped in salt or baking powder can also be used to brighten copper cookware, as well as brass, copper, or stainless steel. Dip a juiced lemon half in salt (or baking soda or cream of tartar for the salt) & rub on the affected area. Let it stay on for 5 minutes. (see next page
Then rinse in warm water and polish dry.
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