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Has anyone made lemon pepper seasoning?

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Dave Westerberg Jun 16, 2007 07:21 AM

We had to use a bunch of lemons for a dish and I took the microplaner to them beforehand and zested the lot of them. So now I have a pile of zest and figure I'll make lemon pepper seasoning. Do I just dry it and add cracked pepper? Any ideas?
Thanks,
Dave

  1. Davwud Jun 16, 2007 07:28 AM

    I did that once. It was a bit of a disappointment. I have a feeling that my problem was the ratio of pepper to lemon zest.

    I minced and then dried the zest first as well.

    It's not a project I've given up on. Just haven't done anything about it lately.

    DT

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      cocktailhour Jun 16, 2007 02:34 PM

      Yes, the recipe I have seen is for a mix of lemon zest and pepper, to taste. I have never tried to dry zest--would it retain much flavor? How about freezing the zest (which I have also never tried)?

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