How to Cut and Juice a Lime

How to Cut and Juice a Lime

How frustrating it can be to juice a lime! Limes are arranged a bit differently than lemons, so that standard cut-in-half-and-squeeze method produces pretty unsatisfying results. Add that frustration to a recipe calling for half a cup of lime juice and, well…  many of us give up and reach for the ReaLime.  And that is so NOT OK in my books. We need fresh (fresh!) lime juice for vibrant zing in salsa, Thai dipping sauce, Vietnamese noodle salad!  So here I give you a trick that will help you squeeze limes with a minimum of effort, and a maximum of juice.

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