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.

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