Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Frozen lemon slices
So I tried it and I was hooked. What I don't use I slice up and place into freezer bags, and freeze them. (I cut off the ends of the lemons, save them in a separate freezer bag for potpourri, slice the lemons in half length-wise and then slice the halves in 1/4 inch pieces.) If I wanted to be very conscientious, I would spread them out in one layer onto a cookie sheet and freeze them that way first. However, I can pry them apart pretty easily and don't mind two or three slices in my drink.
I use them either with ice or as a replacement for ice with what I'm drinking. I especially like a few iced lemon slices in water or in a mixture of cranberry juice and soda water (frozen lime slices work well, too). Now that it's summer and the mint is going gangbusters, I add a few mint leaves to my drinks as well.