The Many Uses Of Lemon Juice

Lemons are extremely beneficial to human beings. They are a natural wonder bulb, always adding the refreshing taste to a drink or a salad. As a natural born restaurateur, I have seen lemon menus add up to a grand total of zeros. And I have always marveled at the way the added zest can enhance a dish– everything from a glass of orange juice to a plate of pasta.

While I have made quite a few bottles over the years, I have always gone back to making a bottle of lemon juice, simply because it is the easiest thing. And, boy, it can be a deliciously refreshing drink. One of the greatest things about lemon juice is that it goes virtually unnoticed. Unless you are taking a dump on the side of a mountain, or hiking along a dune, no one will ever know the difference.

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Once you have a bottle of Lemons, and you use it properly, you will notice that it has a great taste. It can be used in dressings, or just on food. Lightly squeeze a glass of juice, or add a tablespoon of sugar and a teaspoon of honey to a glass of ice tea. Add a splash of lemon juice as a garnish to a nice summer tea or in celebration of sunsets or to enjoy a crisp winter lunch. When you use lemon instead of vinegar, or soy sauce, or butter, the world seems a bit less Idaho-like.

Peppermint – I always wanted to put peppermint in my nappies, and I read about a great way to remove it once I had dried it out. Tea just got better.

Garlic – Something that’s always needed is garlic, preferably fresh garlic, because there is something delightfully medicinal about fresh garlic. You can chop up the clove, and Grind it with some salt and water, and enjoy in a white or red wine. Garlic is also supposed to keep the Underwoods away.

It was always my intention to one day open a jar of organic garlic, peel it, and start collecting the insects that had built their own homes within the cloves. When I found Organic Garlic, it was the first time I had ever used garlic in my life, and I shrieked at the unfairness of it. I promptly gave my gums a twist, and am grateful I did. iky goes to everyone who was ever unfair to me in my life. esty is an acquired taste but I am slowly discovering that people’s opinions really do have some basis in fact.

“Organic” Garlic

Since the turn of the century, garlic has been using as a key ingredient in multiple culinary and medicinal applications. This highly aromatic condiment is found in so many foods that not only tickles the appetite, but is big in nutrients and science as well.

The onion, as well as the potato and the beet, are among many of the biggest consumers of organic garlic. This is high evidence that the onion and garlic are as good for you as the potato and the beet.

The flower of garlic, however, is the most culinary popular part of this aromatic condiment. Since garlic bulbs are produces in large quantities, a garlic plant is a common addition to tables everywhere from North America to the Middle East to south Asia. In fact, traditionally, garlic has been used in the kitchen as a complement to rice, as a garnish, and even in cooking.

You may not realize that although garlic is enjoyed in so many parts of the world, and has been in the Mediterranean for thousands of years, it is actually a crop that is only native to the eastern coast of the Mediterranean. And although it has been cultivated in other parts of the world as well, it is considered by many to be the most popular and widely grown of all garlic.

Four thousand years ago, the Greek cultivation of garlic was the most widely practiced. From this time, the garlic plant found its way to Rome, and even today, one can find it grown there today.

Stories abound as to how the olive oil was first discovered, how garlic was discovered, and how the two combine so that garlic can be seen on everything from tomb walls to Christmas tree bases.


But one of the more fantastic myths about garlic is that it was removed from the menu in one of the White House’s favorite restaurants.

According to a popular (and hopefully false) belief, chef Caesar ben Strong made the dish for Queen Julia in 18 boat years ago. In this telling, Strong needed to find a way to get rid of the masses of parasites and had a chef place a whole pig over the course of the meal. In this attempt to do so, he crushed a couple of garlic cloves and sprinkled them on top of the pig’s liver and everything else, thus inventing a new kind of Italian sausage.

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