How to Freeze Citrus Fruits

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Frozen grapes can be a refreshing snack, but upon defrosting, they turn into soggy lumps. It's best to freeze grapes only if you plan to use them in cooking, as they won't retain their fresh texture when eaten raw after thawing.

Both whole and sliced lemons can be frozen effectively. Freezing lemons in either form can keep them fresh for up to four months. Freezing is a practical solution when you have an excess of lemons.

Yes, you can freeze both fresh oranges and lemons. Freezing these citrus fruits allows you to extend their shelf life and enjoy their flavors at a later time.

Whole lemons and limes can be frozen by placing them in a heavy-duty freezer bag, ensuring it is sealed tightly to minimize air exposure. Although there is no definitive expiration date, properly stored citrus can be kept in the freezer for extended periods.

Citrus fruits can last in the freezer for up to four months. To maximize their shelf life, store them in a food-safe plastic bag with minimal air inside.

To prepare lemons for freezing, you can slice them or juice them. If you've grated the zest, wrap the whole lemons in plastic wrap or aluminum foil to prevent drying out. Place the wrapped lemons in freezer bags, expel as much air as possible, and freeze them.