Citrus

Citrus

Meyer lemons

Even if you know about his most famous discovery, chances are you don’t know anything about Frank N. Meyer. Most Americans don’t recognize the name Frank N. Meyer, but many are familiar with the fruit that bears his name. The Meyer lemon is a specialty-citrus sensation. Just ask Martha Stewart, who has more than 100 …

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How to juice a lime

How frustrating it can be to juice a lime! Limes are arranged a bit differently than lemons, so that standard cut-in-half-and-squeeze method produces pretty unsatisfying results. Add that frustration to a recipe calling for half a cup of lime juice and, well…  many of us give up and reach for the ReaLime.  And that is so …

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Marinating meat

Marinating meat with citrus can give it a mealy texture. If you like citrus, a little squeeze of lemon or lime is always a good way to finish the dish instead.Tim Love – Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Fort Worth, TX

Citrus juice

To optimize the juice you get from a lemon or lime, roll it hard under your palm for a minute before juicing. (Or — never say I told you this — microwave it for 10 to 15 seconds.)Patricia Yeo – Lucky Duck, Boston