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Lemon Oil

Keep lemon oil on hand to make salad dressings or to use when cooking fish.

  • yield: Makes 1/2 cup


  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Zest of 2 lemons

Cook's Note

Oil can be kept at room temperature, tightly sealed, for 1 month.


  1. Step 1

    Combine oil and lemon zest in a small saucepan. Set over low heat, and cook very gently to infuse oil with lemon, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool.

Martha Stewart Living, August