Total Time
168hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 168 hrs

from The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook


  1. Quarter lemons lengthwise and place in a sterilized 1 quart mason jar. Dissolve salt into water. Pour into jar, over lemons.
  2. Let sit for 7 days at room temperature, until lemons become soft and brownish. Shake jar occasionally.
  3. To store, add olive oil and refrigerate.
  4. Lemons should last for months.