“Go suck a lemon!”
Have you ever heard anyone say that?
It means they’re annoyed with you and want you to experience something unpleasant. Lemon juice is so sour that it makes your mouth pucker.
But if lemon juice is so bitter, why are lemon desserts so yummy?
It’s thanks to the addition of a sweetener.
I like lemon-based desserts much better than orange-flavoured ones. It seems to me that the combination of sour and sweet is what makes lemon desserts so satisfying (see below for Lemon Poppyseed Cake recipe).
They say when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.
No, when life hands you lemons, turn it over to God.
He can transform your unwelcome experiences into something good, and make the bitter waters of your life sweeter than any lemonade.Read more