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Lemons Add Zest to Life

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Lemon trees laden with their winter crop, boughs drooping under the weight of many hued lemons: dark green, lighter green becoming suffused with yellow, vibrant yellow bursting with life, then as they go unpicked and overripe a flush of orange seeps into the knobbly fruit. Until I came to South Africa lemons came from a shop: smooth, uniform yellow skins all year round. Now I have learned to appreciate their seasonal bounty, struggling to use up all the fruit in winter, hoarding away the squeezed juice of the excess lemons in the freezer for summer, when the lemons must come from the shop again and are more expensive and less juicy.

How to Dry Lemon Peel and Rinds

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Adding dried lemon rind to salad dressings, dips and yogurt gives it an intensely lemony flavor not possible with just lemon juice. When you’re on a weight loss program, adding lemon peel ads flavor but no calories. Lemon rind is not available in most supermarkets but it’s not difficult to make. Use unblemished lemons without any mold or soft spots. Besides cooking, lemon rind is attractive in potpourris.

Sixty Uses of Salt


Although you may not realize it, simple table salt has a great number of uses other than simply seasoning your food. The following list will give you sixty uses of salt, many of which you probably didn’t realize:

Make a Delicious Lemon Cake Roll for a Fancy Dessert


This delicious Lemon Cake Roll is a perfect dessert for a Spring or Summer party, buffet, dinner, etc. While tasty any time of the year, there is just a Springy Sunshine feel with this luscious cake roll. This cake roll is actually easy to make but it will impress your family and/or friends who will think you worked very hard to serve them this dessert.

Treasured Family Recipes Can Connect Us to Our Past


As I embark on my new journey to learn all about internet marketing I am amazed at what I have found. There are countless websites which share a common theme – preserving family history, stories, memories and recipes. It’s exciting to find there are so many others out there who also value the importance of capturing as much of their family heritage as possible.