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Zesting a Lemon

Learn how to zest a lemon (or lime, or orange!) with this short technique video from the test kitchen of Cuisine at Home magazine. Use a zester or a vegetable peeler to give your cooking a citrus kick!

Zest is a simple way to add a burst of fresh citrus flavor to any dish. The key is to peel off only the top layer of skin -- not the white pith beneath.