To remove white membrane from oranges - for fancy desserts or salad, soak them in boiling water for 5 minutes before peeling.
More juice may be extracted from dry citrus fruits if heated in hot water 5 minutes before squeezing.
Dip bananas or apples in lemon juice immediately after peeling. They will remain light in color and retain a faint lemon flavor.
Fresh lemon juice will remove onion, garlic or fish scents from hands or utensils.
Throw the peels of lemon in the garbage disposal and turn on the switch so the bad smell of old food will go away!
To remove tough food stains from light wood and plastic cutting boards, slice a lemon in half, squeeze onto the soiled surface, rub, and let sit for 20 minutes before rinsing. The best part? You'll have a house that smells like a lemon grove rather than chemicals
Squeeze juice from lemons with less effort by first warming them for 20 seconds in the microwave
Fill a glass bowl with lemons makes a fresh centerpiece for your table or kitchen window.
Out of ginger ale? Mix equal parts of Coke and 7-up.