When Life Gives You Lemons… 11 Uses That Aren’t Lemonade

Source: 10 Amazing Ways to Use Lemons

My list goes up to 11 ūüėČ

The closest related to food was stain removal from plastic containers. ¬†The rest are polishing or cleaning related. ¬†Which makes sense – like vinegar, citrus is mildly acidic, organic and non-toxic. ¬†There’ve been studies that suggest vinegar is better than chlorine for cleaning.

#11: limoncello (Italian lemon liqueur) Рexcellent recipe.  Ideally you want Meyer lemons and grain alcohol (Everclear), but vodka (zero malt Scotch) works.  Limoncello recipes only use the zest (not peel/rind Рread here for the difference), so you can use the lemon for other things.

There is a “low” dose of vitamin K in lemons. ¬†But lemons are not the sort of thing many are going to over-consume ūüėČ ¬†I don’t have details, but I suspect the vitamin K is in the zest, as with most citrus fruit.

Salad Spinner: 10 Alternate Uses

Those who eat a lot of salad probably swear by a salad spinner and use it often enough to justify the large amount of cabinet space it takes up. But there are those who need some more convincing to justify buying or keeping this bulky kitchen tool.

Here are 10 more ways to put a salad spinner to good use so it comes out of the uni-tasker pile and becomes a hardworking part of your kitchen!

Source: 10 Alternate Uses for Your Salad Spinner