When a recipe calls for both zest and juice, there’s a particular protocol to follow, demonstrated here by Amy Sherman of the food blog Cooking with Amy. Zest first! Plus, those lemons need a little encouragement to give up all their juice. Roll your citrus on the counter or microwave it to get the most out of the fruit.
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