How To Juice Lemons and Limes

Here’s a great tip on how to juice lemons or limes – without a juicer!

Slice limes or lemons in half. Take one half in your hand and stick a spoon in it.

Now twist the spoon over a small bowl or cup. If you want, you can pretend that you’re gouging out the eyes of someone you don’t like very much. Afterwards, you’ll have a couple tablespoons of juice and your lime half will look like this:

If you really want to get a juicer, though, I love this one!

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  1. something else i’ve tried that works relatively well is after you’ve gotten most of the juice out (or at least softened the flesh), using metal kitchen tongs as a way to squeeze the last drops out. love the pics! makes me want to go squeeze a lime.

  2. Every time I read one of your articles on here I wind up cracking up. Gouging out eyeballs…lololol

  3. This saved my life while trying to make a pitcher of mojitos… For a minute there I was about to gouge my own eyes out, just for an excuse. ;] Thanks chica!

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