Left Over Lemons – Freezing and Grating is the Trick

What can you do with left over lemons?

Often times a recipe will call for just a tablespoon or two of lemon juice.  I hate to waste the left over lemons.   (I even use the peels and used flesh on my compost heap.)  I always grate the skin, but then I am left with the left over flesh. What to do?Instead of throwing away left over lemons, freeze and grate them later. NO WASTE!  Find out how I do it.There are also times when lemons are on sale at the store.  I can often buy 2 for a few dollars, or a whole bag for just a dollar more.  I love to save money but never want to waste. So I ask myself, “what is the best way to keep the left over lemons if I can use them all?”

It’s easy!  Instead of throwing lemons away, freeze them.

Place the washed lemon in the freezer section of your
refrigerator. Once the lemon is frozen, get your grater, and shred
the whole lemon (no need to peel it) and sprinkle it on top of your
foods.

Sprinkle it to your vegetable salad, ice cream, soup, cereals,
noodles, spaghetti sauce, rice, sushi, fish dishes, whisky…. the
list is endless.

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