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Place to buy preserves lemons?

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lbfoody Dec 19, 2009 08:20 AM

I don't have time to make preserved lemons, so I was wondering if there is anywhere locally to buy them? Metrowest would be ideal.

Thanks!

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    carbalicious Dec 20, 2009 02:24 PM

    I'm a bit late here, but in the future, you can also find preserved lemons at Dave's Fresh Pasta in Davis.

    1. l
      lbfoody Dec 20, 2009 10:31 AM

      We got them at the Whole Foods near Newtonville. Thanks!

      1. threedogs Dec 19, 2009 04:47 PM

        I got them at Haymarket last summer at one of the Middle Eastern stores - the one that carries the olives. I think they are open year round - was hoping make a trip in town to get some myself (along with their wonderful olives!) but I stayed home, sick with a cold.

        1. Eatin in Woostah Dec 19, 2009 10:57 AM

          I think I saw them in Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge last weekend. Not Metrowest, so call and make sure before you go if you are going to make the trip.

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            teezeetoo Dec 19, 2009 12:01 PM

            syrian grocery on shawmut in the south end, next door to formaggios.

          2. trufflehound Dec 19, 2009 10:29 AM

            You can also prepare them as you would normally and freeze them overnight and they soften nicely.

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              grant.cook Dec 19, 2009 10:23 AM

              Larger Whole Foods carry them in their cheese area - near the olives. Otherwise, Middle eastern markets - Mt. Auburn area in Watertown or Cedar's/Sabb's in Norwood.

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