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This Hack Helps You Keep Lemons Fresh For Months

When life gives you lemons you make lemonade, except when they’re soggy on the outside and rotten on the inside.

So in order to keep your lemons fresh to fight back whatever obstacle life throws your way, the best way to store your lemons is not by just throwing them single handedly in the fridge.

How to Store Your Lemons Properly So That They Last Longer

Similar to strawberries, lemons last longer stored in glass jars thanks to TikToker @tanyahomeinspo who shared the hack!

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In fact, storing whole lemons in a glass jar submerged in water with the lid sealed tight is one of the best ways to keep your lemons from rotting too soon and having them last for months at a time!

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Just keep in mind to use a jar large enough to fit your whole lemons and wash your citrus thoroughly before placing the bunch in the water filled glass jar!

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Keeping your lemons sealed and submerged in water replenishes lost moisture and also keeps them juicy so you can make that zesty glass of freshly squeezed lemonade in a pinch!

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You can find a large enough mason jar at Target for less than ten bucks, something like this will do!

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A simple life food hack to keep your lemons fresher especially during the summer season when the entire family is asking for a homemade pitcher of lemonade to beat the heat!

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