You are planning on making lemonade or you need some lemon juice for one of your favorite recipe — what to do with your lemon bright yellow skin! Don’t throw it away, there are some great lemon zest left in them that you can save for up to 6 month so check Art of the Home tip below and be eco-friendly at the same time!
1 Green Idea to Always Have Lemon Zest in Your Kitchen
Art of the Home Tip to Have Lemon Zest ready To Go
Before squeezing a lemon for a lemonade, tea or a recipe:
- Wash lemon and peel it using your vegetable peeler. Put lemon peels in a small freezing back and put in the freezer. You will always have lemon peels handy to zest. Using a microplane, you will be able to zest the essential oils of those lemon peels for about 6 months after freezing them.
- You can also leave the lemon peels in a small glass container in the fridge for about 1 week.
- This kitchen tip works also for oranges. Et voilà!