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Feb 27, 2011 07:31 PM

Tons of lemons — what to do?

Hey everyone,

I woke up this morning to bags and bags of lemons from my neighbor's lemon trees. I have no idea what to do with them! What would you do if you suddenly got 10 pounds of free lemons?


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    1. +1 on the limoncello. I would also make preserved lemons. Several kinds of them- from regular to spicy ones.

        1. Lemon curd? Or invite your friends over.

          Lemon juice and lemonade freeze well. We had lime trees when I was growing up, and we used to freeze the juice in ice cube trays.

                1. re: sunshine842

                  I have always understood that, due to the eggs and butter, lemon curd does not have high-enough acid content and is not considered safe for hot water bath canning, but must be pressure canned. However, it freezes well!