Best to Buy
Choose firm, uniformly colored limes. Avoid fruit that is hard or that shows brown or white spots, which indicate age and mold.
Prep & Store
Wash under cold water and cut into segments or slices. Keep limes in the refrigerator for up to two weeks or at room temperature for up to one week.
Use a microplane grater to zest a lime and use in punches, cakes, sauces, and more.
Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C.
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