Here's a super-easy way to ensure you’ve always got fresh lemon and lime juice on hand when you need it.
The next time you see lemons or limes on sale, buy an extra supply. At home, place the whole fruits in a freezer bag and stash them in the freezer.
When you need fresh lemon or lime juice, simply defrost the frozen lemons or limes in the microwave for a few seconds (or submerge in cold water for about 15 minutes.)
The texture of the lemon or lime will likely be mushy once thawed, but the juice will still be perfectly fine for use in your favorite recipes.