Lime and Lemon Wedges & Twists

A lot of people call a wedge a twist. A twist is the rind of a citrus fruit. A wedge is what you squeeze to get fresh juice into your drink. Here's an easy way to cut a lime or lemon for wedges on your cocktails. A lot of people call a wedge a twist. A twist is the rind of a citrus fruit. A wedge is what you squeeze to get fresh juice into your drink.

Here's an easy way to cut wedges for garnishes on your cocktails:

Start by cutting off the ends.

Next - Cut it in half lengthwise

Make a slight cut through the middle, but not through the rind.

Flip it over & slice.

Twists

Start by slightly cutting off the ends.

Score lengthwise in a rather swirled motion.

Be careful not to cut into the pulp.

Peel each section off carefully for each needed cocktail.

To garnish, rub the rind side around the rim of the glass and twist it over the cocktail and plop in.