10 Things to Know About Lemons 

The slice-of-sunshine perfection of fresh lemon―juice or zest―puts a little extra bounce in the step of any cook.

Preserved Lemons
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Preserved Lemons

3. Preserving lemons for savory zing
Lemons preserved in salt are a fragrant, distinctive flavoring in Moroccan and Middle Eastern stews, tagines, and other dishes. Find house-made preserved lemons at many Mediterranean/Middle Eastern groceries―we prefer these to the factory variety for their fresher flavor. Go easy: They’re salty!

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