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Candied Lemon Peel

I use an awful lot of lemons every week in making my semi-commercial quantities of ginger beer at the moment, and went looking for things to do with the leftover lemon peel. A lot of browsing candied lemon peel recipes later, someone made a passing reference to doing them in the crockpot.

Can anyone tell me how? And other ideas to use up the lemons would be welcome too :)

Caytlyn

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bunnybutt
Dec. 16th, 2009 02:55 am (UTC)
Lemoncello!!

lemoncelloquest dot com
crimedoc1
Dec. 16th, 2009 09:03 pm (UTC)
Do you mean limoncelloquest.com?
ladycelia
Dec. 16th, 2009 03:00 am (UTC)
If you have a lot of lemon peel left, why not try to make limoncello? Not crock pot, and not non-alcoholic, but very, very tasty.
brittdreams
Dec. 16th, 2009 03:30 am (UTC)
I'm of no help, but can you share the ginger beer recipe?
caytlynrose
Dec. 16th, 2009 07:44 pm (UTC)
I use something based on this one: http://www.recipezaar.com/Ginger-Beer-10004. I've spent the better part of a year adjusting it so that it works but isnt syrupy sweet. And my husband, when given the choice between the ginger beer and coca cola on a hot day went for the ginger beer - he says its more thirst quenching than Coke.

Now I'm making 200litres for a Faire in January and just about sick of the sight of the stuff :)
jax7786
Dec. 16th, 2009 03:44 am (UTC)
You can always throw some in your disposal to sharpen the blades and freshen your drain. :)
fluffy_goddess
Dec. 16th, 2009 06:06 am (UTC)
I'm probably no help (I always just grate lemon peel and freeze it for perking up recipes I don't feel up to pulling out fresh lemons for, especially muffins), but commenting to say I'm very jealous of your surplus. Also: ginger beer!
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