Uses for Cervasi Lemon Juice

More than Marinade: 15 Uses for Lemon Juice in the Home Kitchen

Lemon juice comes in handy beyond adding a citrus flair to what you’re cooking. We’ve compiled some of our favorite extra-curricular uses for Cervasi lemon juice that help around the kitchen and home.

  1. Clean Fruits and Vegetables: Lemon juice is a natural disinfectant that eliminates pesticides and dirt that lurks on the skin. Spray or wipe down your produce with lemon juice.
  2.  Save Soggy Lettuce: Left the lettuce alone too long? Save soggy lettuce by soaking the lettuce in a bowl of cold water and one tablespoon of lemon juice in the refrigerator for one hour.
  3.  No More Brown Guacamole: Keep your guacamole fresh by sprinkling a healthy amount of lemon juice on top. You’ll find the citrus will complement the avocado rather nicely.
  4.  Clean Up Tough Grease: Combine tap water and lemon juice for a vigorous cleaner that powers through tough grease on appliances and countertops.
  5.  Sparkling Cutting Boards: Stained or smelly cutting board? Use quarter-cup lemon juice on the board, scrub, and let it soak in the juice for half an hour. Then rinse and repeat if necessary.
  6.  Scrub the Microwave: Say, “No!” to scrubbing that nasty microwave again. Boil four tablespoons of lemon juice and one cup of water in the microwave for five minutes. Then, wipe off the grime with ease.
  7.  Get More out of Dish Soap: Add a few drops of lemon juice to your dish soap for extra degreasing power. If you’re allergic to (or don’t care for) commercial dish soap, mix water and lemon juice together for a gentle dish washing alternative.
    Uses for Cervasi Lemon Juice

    Keep Cervasi Lemon Juice in the fridge for these quick kitchen fixes.

  8.  Keep Foods Looking Fresh: Serving fruits at a party? Prevent food from turning brown by spritzing with lemon juice. It’ll stay exquisite-looking for hours.
  9.  Remove Stains from Hands: After handing messy food, rinse your hands thoroughly with lemon juice. It even works for tough berry stains.
  10.  De-Gunk the Grill: Get the gook off your grill with a mixture of lemon juice and salt.
  11.  Freshen Up the Drain: Remove stinky funk from your kitchen sink by mixing hot lemon juice and baking soda. Flush with hot water.
  12.  Drink to Your Health: Mix a quarter-cup lemon juice in water and drink to stay hydrated, energized, and jump-start your metabolism. Studies show that drinking one lemon juice drink every day can protect against kidney stones.
  13.  Whiten Your Nails: Give yourself a beauty treatment after a long day in the kitchen by soaking your nails in lemon juice for 10 minutes and rinse. Your hands will smell wonderful.
  14.  Soothe a Sore Throat: The combination of honey and lemon juice makes for a great home remedy for a scratchy throat.
  15.  Bug Bites and Bee Stings: If you’re bit or stung, lemon juice can come in handy. If stung, make sure the stinger is removed, and then rub the area with lemon juice to alleviate the burn and itch. Same goes for pesky bug bites.

What are your favorite uses for lemon juice? Read more helpful tips from the Cervasi Cucina.

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