Is there any other use for a bag of 30 lemons apart from squeezing them on pancakes and cooking with them?!
Anyway, one or two, fine to put on my pancakes but noooooo not my mother! she has to buy me a huge bag of the darn things.
What the hell do i do with them???
Give them to kids to suck on, and film it for you tube
Squeeze it on apples and fruit that go brown in the air and this prevents the browning from happening.
If you brush your teeth with pure lemon juice it will whiten them (but if you do it too much it will erode your teeth).
Make a herbal drink: lemon slices and boiling hot water and a teaspoon of honey, this will soothe your throat.
Make a lemon meringue or a lemon drizzle cake or fruit scones (you can use the lemon zest for this one) or a jam or marmalade or lemon ice cream or a lemon sorbet.
Mix fresh lemon juice with full fat milk or natural yogurt and apply wet paste to your face, this will make a facial mask which will harden. Leave it on for 20 mins while having a bath, then peel it off and wash your face and you will have beautiful smooth skin. (Lemon juice can also be used to whiten your skin).
Make lemonade: freshly squeezed lemons, sparkling water, ice cubes and those little umbrella-things :)
We also buy lemons :)
1/4 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons butter
1.In a saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, cornstarch, and lemon zest. Stir in water and lemon juice, and continue stirring. After the mixture thickens and bubbles, continue to heat and stir for another two minutes.
2.Remove the sauce from the heat and stir in the butter. Serve warm.
Pineapple Lemonade Spritzers
3 cups pineapple juice
3 lemons, juiced
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup honey
6 slices lemon
1 (2 liter) bottle carbonated water
1.To make the pineapple lemon syrup: In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine pineapple juice, lemon juice, sugar and honey. Bring to a boil, and cook for 1 minute. Allow to cool, then refrigerate overnight.
2.Fill 6 glasses with ice. Place a slice of lemon in each glass. Pour in 2 fluid ounces pineapple lemon syrup. Fill glasses to the top with carbonated water; stir.
Simply Lemon Baked Chicken
1 (4 pound) whole chicken
2 tablespoons salt
1 lemon, halved
1 tablespoon paprika
1 cup water
1.Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
2.Rub chicken with salt inside and out. Squeeze lemon juice from lemon halves over outside of chicken, then rub paprika over all. Place squeeze lemon halves inside chicken cavity, then place chicken in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour a little water over chicken to prevent drying.
3.Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 3 hours, basting with water as needed.
This is SO easy and really nice (also makes a nice gift) - my kids make it for teachers at Xmas :)
Old fashioned lemon cordial
juice 6 large lemons
grated rind 3 lemons
4 cups sugar
1 tablespoon citric acid
2 teaspoons tartaric acid (you can use epsom salts but I have only ever made it with the acids which act as preservatives)
900ml boiling water
Juice and grate zest of lemons.
Pour over sugar and acids. Pour over Boiling water and stir until sugar dissolves.
Sit over night - this allows cordial to cool and flavours to develop.
Strain & bottle.
(Makes 4 bottles.)
Serving Suggestion: 1 - 2 tablespoons per glass topped with chilled water or soda.
I have also done this using 3 lemons and 3 oranges
Add a bit of mint to mixture
I don't have much more help than what has already been given... But were we separated at birth??? My mom does the same silly crap! When we lived in Alaska she would send cake mixes & boxes of cereal & cans of tuna & all sorts of stuff... she was afraid I couldn't get it there. LOL Moms... they are a piece of cake!
My question & I don't know if you'll see this to answer... on your pancakes?!?!?!?! Really!!! Maple syrup & butter! Never heard of puckering pancakes! LOL
Use them when cooking fish or chicken or put a half one down the garbage disposal to keep it smelling fresh!
You can cut one in half and put it in the dish washer and the acid helps to clean your plates and make them sparkle.
When life gives you lemmons, burn them.
give em to the homeless