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How to Preserve Lemons

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Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. 

Today: Make citrus season last a little bit longer -- or forever.

As the seasons change, so does what we eat. But sometimes, we dream of making certain seasons last a little bit longer -- especially that of citrus, one of our personal favorites.

Watch Associate Editor Kristy shows us a super-simple way to preserve lemons: quarter your lemons, salt them, and pack in as many as you can into a mason jar. After letting the lemons sit for two weeks or so, toss them into Braised Moroccan Chicken and Olives.

This video was shot and edited by Kyle Orosz.

Tags: Pickle & Preserve, Tips & Techniques, DIY Food, How-To & Diy, Kitchen Confidence