Just The Tip: 5 Ways To Use Lemons (beyond eating and drinking…)

July 31, 2015 |

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Happy Friday, party people.

I hope you have festive weekend plans involving sleep, sun, and general deliciousness. In case you were wondering, I’ll be spending most of the weekend in my apartment testing the entire Dude Diet cocktail list with my roommate. I did something similar before shooting Cocktails and Confessions, and things got pretty weird, so wish us luck. If you don’t hear from me by Tuesday, assume the worst (aka time-release, multi-day hangover).

Anyhoo, before I fall down the boozy rabbit hole, I thought I’d take a moment to touch on the magic of lemons. Not only do they taste awesome (duh), but they can actually be put to work in your kitchen in a number of exciting ways beyond just eating and drinking. From deodorizing trash cans to acting as a natural insect repellent, lemons are the answer to so many of your kitchen problemz, and I’m thrilled to share some of their wondrous uses in this week’s Just The Tip. You know what I always say, “When life gives you lemons…use them to sanitize your cutting boards!” (That one’s going to catch on. I know it.)

FYI: Just The Tip will be on a brief hiatus until the fall. If you have any domestic fears/queries you’d like addressed in future episodes, don’t hesitate to contact me directly or leave suggestions in the comments! I live to serve.

p.s. I’ve recently received several emails regarding the name of this web series. Some peeps were very worried that I wasn’t familiar with the street meaning of “just the tip.” I’m actually quite flattered by this concern, as it suggests that I appear much classier than I actually am…

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  1. Mimi on July 31, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!! btw, for one more food-related lemon idea, check out “Lemon Dressing” on my blog. trust me…

    • Serena_Wolf on July 31, 2015 at 5:06 pm

      So glad you got a kick out of this situation. I will definitely check out the dressing, Mimi! Have a fabulous weekend!

  2. Kate on July 31, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    The title of this series is the best ever, and my husband and I laugh about it every time. You stay classy!

    • Serena_Wolf on July 31, 2015 at 5:06 pm

      Thank you, Kate!! I have to say, I basically chortle to myself every time I go to post one of these. Shameless.

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