Here are five cool ways you can use lemon and none of them include salad dressing
Lemon is a versatile fruit that can be used in the kitchen and around the home
Lemon is an extremely versatile fruit. It is a wonder ingredient but can also be used in a number of useful ways around the home and garden.
Here is a list of five extraordinary ways you can use lemon.
1. Stop insects invading
Repel ants by squirting lemon juice on windowsills and doorsills, and squeeze it into any cracks they’re using. To stop cockroaches, juice four lemons into two litres of water and wash the floor.
2. Clean the microwave
Get rid of caked-on food in the microwave by heating the juice of one lemon and 400ml of water in a bowl for five minutes, then wipe the surface with a clean rag. Take care as the bowl will be hot.
3. Stave off scurvy
For hundreds of years, sailors have been using vitamin C-rich lemons to prevent scurvy. The Royal Navy still requires ships to carry enough lemons for every
4. Keep guacamole green
Guacamole turns brown if left sitting, which looks unappetising. Sprinkle a few drops of lemon juice on top and it will stay fresh and green. It also complements the flavour of the avocados.
5. Banish bad smells
A chopping board used to cut onions, garlic, meat and fish can get smelly. To get rid of the odour and help sanitise the board, rub it all over with the cut side of half a lemon and a teaspoon of salt.