Have you ever had a recipe call for “the juice from one lemon”?
How much juice comes from one lemon? What if you don’t have a lemon, but have lemon juice? How much lemon juice could you substitute?
Here’s your answer:
One Lemon yields 3 Tablespoons of juice
Now, is every lemon going to yield an exact 3 tablespoons? Not so much. But as a general rule, that is what a recipe means when it says “the juice from one lemon”.
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