Preserved Lemons

Preparation info
  • Yield:


    Preserved Lemons
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Appears in
Jewish Holiday Cooking

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2008

  • About

These lemons will take about one week to cure, so plan ahead accordingly. If at all possible, do try to find organic fruit for this recipe, since it is the peel, not the flesh of the lemon that you will be eating. Most commercially grown lemons are coated with edible-grade wax to preserve the gloss and color of the rind; be sure to scrub well to remove it. And if you even suspect that you have hangnails or tiny cuts on your fingers, it’s a good idea to wear rubber gloves while working with