Despite their acidity, lemons go bad like any other fruit. They get stained and become hard losing all the juice! Lemons look great just sitting in a bowl on the counter, but that’s the worst way to store them. Read on to know how to store lemons the right way to keep them juicy and fresh for longer:
- If you plan to use the lemons within a few days of purchase, store them away from direct sunlight. They typically stay fresh for about one week at room temperature.
- Place the lemons in zip-locked bags, squeezing out as much air as you can. Keep the zip locked bags in a refrigerator.
- If you have already cut the lemon, you could place it on a small plate (exposed side downwards) and put it in a zip lock bag removing all the air. Place this bag in a refrigerator.
- Another way of storing lemons is cutting slices and placing it on parchment paper (on a plate) and storing it in deep freezer. Once the slices have frozen, you could toss it in a zip lock bag and keep it back in the freezer removing all the air from the bag.Is there any other way you store lemons?