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11 creative uses for lemons and lemon juice
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11 creative uses for lemons and lemon juice

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When I planted a lemon tree in my yard a decade ago, I figured I’d have all the lemons I could handle.

And how. After several modest harvests, the tree exploded last year. This season, I got at least 50 lemons — and these are Meyer lemons, the size of grapefruits.

Last year, I juiced the entire crop. A bunch of it was frozen, and I was still dropping lemon ice cubes in my tea glass well into summer.

Two dozen lemons produced nearly a gallon of juice, and a quick perusal of some cookbooks found very few recipes calling for more than a few tablespoons of the stuff. So, what to do with it? Here are some suggestions:

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