I need help with using fresh lemon juice or if I can use lemon juice concentrate.
Can I use lemon juice from concentrate or does it have to be fresh lemon juice from a lemon?
Recipe question for: Bill Smith's Atlantic Beach Pie
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Heck, even day-old refrigerated fresh squeezed juice isn't as good as the stuff squeezed a few minutes ago: this is particularly noticeable with grapefruit juice.
There's a reason why expensive juicing machines (both consumer and commercial) show up in home kitchens, cafes, restaurants, and hotels. Same with bartenders squeezing citrus right there into a cocktail glass.
Of course, you can still use pre-squeezed juice in this recipe and it will come out. You'll be gaining convenience at the expense of taste.
It's really up to you to decide whether or not that trade off is worth based on your taste buds and those who will be joining you at your dinner table.
Personally I would spend a few extra minutes juicing the citrus myself but I won't be sitting at your table.
Entirely your call.
Best of luck.