Zest

Zest is the colorful outer portion of the peel of citrus fruits, but not the bitter white portion beneath it. The zest, rich in fruit oils, is used as a seasoning and often is called grated peel in recipes.

Recipes

  1. Warm Broccoli Salad with Lemon Dressing

    A hint of fresh lemon juice and lemon zest add a subtle yet elegant tang to this springtime full-meal salad fine for lunch or dinner. To make this meal fully health-oriented, serve the salad with bran muffins scented with lemon extract or grated lemon zest , and follow up with a lemon-based dessert ...

  2. Spaghetti Squash with Orange Gremolata

    Gremolata, an Italian condiment made from lemon zest , parsley, and garlic, gets a sweet-and-sour makeover here with orange zest and balsamic vinegar.

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Articles

  1. Make Your Own Spice Mixes to Add Zest & Flavor

    Tue, 3 May 2016

    Make your own spice mixes to add zest and flavor and to save money! Making your own custom spice blends allows you great flavor without the expense. When you open my spice cupboard, you’ll find rows of little bottles of herbs and spices and bulk containers of herbs and spices, but you’ll also find mason […] © 2015 Jessica Fisher, Good Cheap Eats . All Rights Reserved.

  2. Blueberry Muffin Quick Bread

    Thu, 28 May 2015

    slice as breakfast, dessert, or as an afternoon snack. To make sure each slice is far from bland, I like to add both lemon zest and a little lemon juice to perk up the batter. The hint of lemon brightens the flavor and helps accentuate the blueberries

  3. Fresh Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Thu, 24 Mar 2016

    of half of a lemon 2 tablespoons lemon zest I recipe Cream Cheese Frosting Blackberries ..... Add egg, egg yolks, vanilla, lemon zest and the lemon juice; beat until combined ..... teaspoon vanilla, and 1 tablespoon lemon zest until smooth and creamy. Spread onto cupcakes

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Videos

  1. How to Make Broiled Crab Legs

    Wed, 8 Jun 2011

    I'm Miranda with recipe.com and today I'm gonna show you how to make broiled crab legs. Now, this recipe uses lemon zest and fresh basil to make some absolutely delicious, no-fuss crab legs. So we have all of our ingredients laid out here. We

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    you how to make broiled crab legs. Now, this recipe uses lemon zest and fresh basil to make some absolutely delicious, no-fuss crab legs. So we have all of our ingredients laid out here. We
  2. How to Make Basic Roasted Butternut Squash

    Thu, 9 Jun 2011

    Once you know how to make basic roasted butternut squash, you can spice it up almost any way you want—sprinkle it with rosemary and lemon zest , toss in some caramelized shallots, or sprinkle with toasted pine nuts.

  3. How to Make Blueberry Pie

    Thu, 16 Feb 2012

    cornstarch; 2 teaspoons of finely grated lemon zest ; 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice ..... add some fresh lemon juice and also lemon zest . This is gonna impart tons and tons of ..... okay, there we go, and as soon as that zest kicks everything, it just kind of hit

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    granulated sugar; 2 tablespoons of cornstarch; 2 teaspoons of finely grated lemon zest ; 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice; a pinch of table salt and 4 cups of fresh blueberries that are steamed, rinsed, and
    everything. We'll also gonna add some fresh lemon juice and also lemon zest . This is gonna impart tons and tons of flavor, make sure we get all of that just like so, and then we'll
    easy to do, okay, there we go, and as soon as that zest kicks everything, it just kind of hit on your face beautiful aromas, beautiful blueberries, and there we go. So, that sweet has
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. braised beef over orange zest pappardelle

    Mon, 6 Feb 2012

    How bout them Super Bowl commercials? Pretty great, eh? Almost as great as how much talk there is about them. It must be nice to work for an advertising agency and you just film a dog dancing for 30 seconds and CNN reports it as news. "Wasn't that Pepsi frog funny? You are in the Situation Room." I

  2. Spicy Hot Glazed Chicken

    Wed, 30 May 2012

    1 t grated lime zest 3 T lime juice 1 t red pepper flakes ½ t hot chili garlic sauce (available ..... market) 4 5 oz. boneless skinless chicken breasts Mix honey, soy, lime zest and juice, and red pepper in a zip loc bag. Add chicken, seal and refrigerate

  3. Sunflower Tilapia

    Mon, 10 Oct 2011

    1 t grated lemon zest 1/2 c Panko breadcrumbs 3 T unsalted ..... to preheat it. Mix egg, half the lemon zest , salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix breadcrumbs ..... sunflowers and the other half of the lemon zest in another both. Dip fish in egg mix then

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