bitter lemon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bitter lemon tart lemon-flavored carbonated drink
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Usage

In literature:

Take three oranges, a lemon, three of gin, to one of vermouth, with a dash of bitters.
"Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises" by Donald Ogden Stewart
Lay the lemon-rind in scalding water, to extract the bitterness.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
Grating the rind of the lemon adds flavor to the filling, but too much will give a bitter taste.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Be careful not to use any of the white skin of the lemons, which is bitter.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
Use currant jelly if vanilla is used in the custard, crab apple for bitter almond and strawberry for lemon.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Grate a little lemon-peel before boiled, but if too much it will be bitter.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
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"“Swingin Round the Cirkle.”" by Petroleum V. Nasby
Pare the yellow peel from the lemon, taking care to get none of the bitter white pith.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
One dozen bitter oranges, three sweet oranges, three lemons.
"My Pet Recipes, Tried and True" by Various
The white part underneath is bitter, and will cause milk or cream to curdle, but it contains no particle of lemon flavor.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
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In news:

Add the apricots , bitters, and lemon juice.
A few minutes of judicious massaging will transform bitter mustard greens into a mellow, well-balanced salad spiked with hints of lemon, garlic and Parmesan.
Shake whisky, vermouth, and bitters* well with cracked ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish as you would a Manhattan, with a twist of lemon or, if you must, a cherry.
Herbsaint 3 dashes Peychauds Bitters Lemon peel.
These grown-up lemon bars are made with paper-thin slices of lemon, giving the sweet filling a pleasant bitterness.
Lemon juice, fresh-squeezed 1 fresh egg white 2 dashes Angostura bitters Ice cubes Tools: shaker, strainer Glass: cocktail or goblet.
Ginger- thyme lemonade (see below) 3 dashes Angostura bitters Ice cubes Tools: shaker, strainer Glass: Collins Garnish: lemon wheel and fresh thyme sprig.
Fino sherry 1 dash orange bitters Ice cubes Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer Glass: cocktail Garnish: lemon twist.
Remove the zest from the lemon using a grater, make sure you remove the bright yellow zest and none of the white pith, which is bitter.
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