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Lemon Facts and Lime Facts



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Lemon facts and lime facts with general information about lemons and limes.



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Lemons are Available:

Lemons and limes are available Year round

How do Lemons Grow:

Lemons grow on a tree as well as limes in warm weather areas.

What to Look for When Buying Lemons and Limes:

Look for lemons that are bright yellow and firm. Avoid soft or mushy fruit when you press them. Look for the same qualities in a lime but a nice green color.

Lemon Storage Tips:

Store at room temperature or in the fridge for longer storage. Use lemons or lime soon after cutting.

How to Cook with Lemons and Limes:

Use the grated peel in cooking or baking. Use juice to prevent apples and other fruits from turning brown. Use juice for sauces, in marinating meats or in salad dressings. Make lemonade with a mixture of lemons and limes. 

Lemon and Lime Nutrition:

Lemons and limes are a great source for Vitamin C.

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Lemon Recipes: 

Lemon Marinade

1/4 Cup oil
1/4 Cup lemon juice
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
2 Tablespoons honey
2 cloves garlic, minced
Mix all ingredients together. Use as a marinade for meats. It's also great for marinating chicken.

Lemony Pudding

1/4 Cup of butter
2 lemons, grated rind and juice only
1/2 Cup sugar
2 egg, separated
1/2 C self rising flour
1- 1/4 Cup of milk

Allow the oven to preheat to 375 degrees and lightly grease a 5 cup baking dish.
Beat together the butter, lemon rind and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the egg yolks and the flour and beat until well blended.
Gradually beat in the lemon juice and milk, beating as you add.
The mixture will look curdled.
Fold the egg whites into the mixture,
Spoon the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
Place the baking dish into a slightly larger roasting pan.
Fill the roasting pan with enough water to reach half way up the sides of the baking dish.
Bake 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

A Lemon Simple Smoothie Recipe



Lemon and Lime Cooking Ideas


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