One medium-sized lemon will yield 2-3 tablespoons of juice.
Zest lemons before juicing.
Lemons will yield more juice if they are brought to room temperature.
To squeeze maximum juice, lemons may be pierced with a fork and microwaved on medium power for 15-20 seconds.
Fresh squeezed lemon juice and zest may be frozen for up to 6 months. Freeze juice in ice cubes trays, then freeze and bag the solid cubes.
Peninsula Clarion ©2014. All Rights Reserved.