TIP OF THE DAY: Reuse Citrus Rinds As Mini Bowls

As you cook your way through the holidays, consider saving the shells (whole rinds) of halved, juiced lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruit. You can repurpose them as mini serving bowls—for sides, desserts, condiments and more. First, use a serrated grapefruit spoon or other implement to scrape out the empty juice sacs—but leave the white pith…
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PRODUCT: Wheat Thins Lime, Limited Edition

Limited-edition Lime Wheat Thins. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   “Taste the bold lime flavor,” beckons the entire back side of the new, limited edition Wheat Thins. Fans of Wheat Thins, those crunchy little cracker squares from Nabisco, might note that lime and salt are also flavors of that popular drink, the Margarita.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lemon Wheel Vs. Lemon Wedge

A reader writes: “When I order a beverage, sometimes it comes with a wedge of lime or lemon, sometimes a wheel (a circular slice). Is there a substantive difference or is it just an individual choice?” The difference is style over substance. Whether your beverage is a soft drink, juice, water, tea/iced tea or a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Store Lemon, Lime & Other Citrus

Since fruits typically keep better in the fridge, many people toss a lemon, lime, orange or grapefruit into the produce bin as soon as they bring it home. But that’s not the best way to store your citrus. In the cold, the juices and the peel both dry up. It won’t happen in a day…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lemon Zest

If you’re zesting lemons, limes, oranges or other citrus for a recipe, buy organic fruit if you can. Conventional citrus crops are heavily sprayed with pesticides, and a simple rinse won’t dislodge all of it from the nooks and crannies of the rind. The zest is the outermost part of the rind of citrus fruits…
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