Monday, November 29, 2010

Limes Everywhere In Mexican Food

Limes are insanely popular in authentic Mexican recipes, and this entertaining and informative article by Karen Hursh Graber about limónes discusses this very thing!  Turns out limes are not only tasty, they're very healthy, too.

Many years ago, when I first had cocktails with new friends here in Mexico, I was somewhat surprised when the waiter brought lime wedges with the peanuts, and even more surprised when one of the group squeezed liberally, dousing the peanuts, skin and all, with the aromatic juice. He didn't ask whether anybody didn't want lime, because apparently everyone did.

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