Tag: citrus

Beautiful Lemon Ice Cubes

Beautiful Lemon Ice Cubes

When it comes to hosting a party, I have grand ideas of beautiful amazing decorating, fancy food, and hand designed invitations. Then I wake up and realize I’m sleep deprived, my house is a mess, and may have forgotten to brush my hair for three […]

How to Preserve Citrus

How to Preserve Citrus

If you live in a place like the Pacific Northwest, where citrus is a treat in winter (and just not that good the rest of the year), knowing how to preserve that fresh flavor is a must. Now you can make preserved lemons, which are […]

Baked Grapefruit Recipe

Baked Grapefruit Recipe

My readers and class participants are always asking for healthy dessert ideas.  My favorite healthy desserts are ones with fruit as the star, recipes like poached pears, strawberry salad or strawberry rhubarb crisp.  This baked grapefruit recipe was suggested to me by several of my […]

Grapefruit Avocado Salad Recipe

Grapefruit Avocado Salad Recipe

This has apparently turned into the week of food I used to hate.  I tried grapefruit a few times growing up.  The first time was when I’d spent the night at my friend Jenny’s house.  Her older sister Connie was eating breakfast when we wandered […]

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Fennel is such a fun looking vegetable that I’m always interested in finding new ways to use it.  Fortunately I have The Flavor Bible to help me decide what ingredients to use in creating new fennel recipes.  If I had to choose just one cookbook, […]

How to Eat Papaya and Papaya Health Benefits

How to Eat Papaya and Papaya Health Benefits

In the grocery store last week, I had a life changing moment.  I was walking through the produce section, ignoring the tempting tropical fruit stand, intent on my quest to try and eat locally as often as possible.  Then, out of the corner of my […]

Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Satsuma Zest

Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Satsuma Zest

I mentioned last year that I’m in charge of cranberry sauce for my family’s Thanksgiving meal.  My dad always wants the cranberry jelly in a can, but my mom, grandmother and I love real cranberry sauce.  Each year I sit back and smile as all […]