Citrus In The Kitchen: Tips, Tricks, Tools & Tasty Recipes

It doesn't matter what style of cuisine you enjoy most, there's almost always citrus involved. It might be just a splash to brighten a dish or the star of the dish, but either way, knowing how to handle, prepare or get the most out of those juicy fruits can make your time in the kitchen a little easier. Do you know all there is to know about citrus? Find out right this way:

Citrus is essential in the kitchen in many ways and we love to talk about it! The more you know, the better prepared you are to utilize it best in your home. Check out some of our best tips, tricks, tools, and recipes from days gone by below!

CITRUS TIPS
How to Segment an Orange (or Any Citrus Fruit)
How To De-Pith Citrus
Citrus Tips: Get the Most Juice from Limes & Lemons
To Pick Out the Best Lemons and Limes? Squeeze the Citrus
Tip from Gourmet: Slice Citrus Lengthwise, Get More Juice
All About Zest: How To Measure and Store Lemon Zest?
Lemon Tip: Squeeze and Freeze
Eating at the Office: Pack a Lemon in Your Lunch Bag
5 Good Uses for Your Citrus Peels
5 Ways to Use Dried Citrus Peels

CITRUS TOOLS
Product Review: FreshForce Citrus Juicer from Chef'n
Bartender's Tip: Best Tool for Squeezing Citrus
Zest Of Life: 5 Classic Citrus Zesters
Hot or Not? KitchenAid Citrus Juicer Attachment
Favorite Tool: Simple Wooden Reamer

CITRUS RECIPES YOU SIMPLY MUST TRY
Sticky Orange Cake, Gooey Lemon Pie: 15 Citrus Treats
Soda + Spirit + Citrus: 5 Refreshingly Simple Sippers
7 Super-Simple Citrus Cocktails
Eating Light: Citrus Recipe Roundup
Bold and Bright: Citrus Desserts from Bon Appetit
5 Recipes for Chicken with Citrus
Pucker Up, Sweet Cheeks: 20 Lemon Dessert Recipes
Recipe Roundup: Fresh Limeade for Summer

Related: Use Citrus Peels To Start Your Seedlings

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