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.