Leveraging Lemons

Leveraging Lemons

​Lemons are not just limited to brightening the senses

Lemons are not just for garnish! Using lemons as in these pictures brightens food taste and enhances many foods. Just a squeeze of lemon over chicken adds an acidic pop that gives it a more satisfying mouth feel and taste.

Use orange zest to flavor a simple rice side dish or to give a little extra umph to orange juice in a recipe. Limes are great for many ethnic dishes and makes all the difference in marinades.

I use the zest of all citrus in different types of breadings for fish or chicken. Try adding the zest of a lemon to a fresh dressing or vinaigrette to power up the flavor for your salads, also.


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