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How to Zest Lemons and Limes

Use the fresh zest of citrus fruits to boost the flavor and aromas of everything from desserts and drinks to main dishes. What is lemon zest? Find out! In this video, you’ll learn how to zest lemons, limes, and oranges without getting the bitter pith part of the fruit. You’ll discover the benefits and drawbacks of various zesters. We’ll also show you a simple way to zest even if you don’t have any special zesting tools. Plus, get a great tip for saving used lemons in the freezer for zesting later.

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  • Paula

Oh my! How many lemons I've thrown away after juicing and not frozen the rind for its zest! Now I know better.