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What to Eat Now: Citrus

What to Eat Now: Citrus ~ here are the best citrus recipes on tvfgi to help you make the most of these juicy gems of mid-winter, whether you have access to farmers market blood oranges and pomelos, or just…

Tangerine Poppy Seed Pancakes

Tangerine Poppy Seed Pancakes are a variation on one of my most popular recipes.  Fresh tangerine juice, Greek yogurt, and crunchy poppy seeds make a lighter and healthier version of everybody’s favorite pancake breakfast.…

Gluten Free Tangerine Cake

Gluten Free Tangerine Cake ~ this flourless cake is such a wonderful surprise, made with whole tangerines and almond flour in the Italian tradition ~ it’s impossibly moist and bursting with citrus flavor,  just like biting into a fresh…

Fresh Lemon Truffles

These Fresh Lemon Truffles are creamy confections with a bold citrus flavor.  Rolled in sugar or dipped in dark chocolate ~ they make an unexpectedly light and bright homemade candy for chocolate and citrus lovers alike.…

Grapefruit Gingersnap Pie

This tangy Grapefruit Gingersnap Pie is a riff on my popular CRANBERRY GINGERSNAP PIE, which was just too good to let alone ~ this sunny mid-winter dessert wows everybody!…

Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives is a quick and healthy 30-minute meal ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives

Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives ~ this 30 minute meal will transport you to the Greek Isles with its silky lemon sauce and rich, briny olives.  The health news on the Mediterranean Diet just keeps getting better and…

Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake is bursting with citrus flavor and crunchy poppy seeds ~ and just when you thought winter had nothing fresh to offer! Tangerines are in season, keep an eye out for these juiciest of citrus…

Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme

Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme is delicately infused with the essence of spring — if you can’t get citrus blossoms, try lilac,  jasmine, honeysuckle, or elderberry. Spring is around the corner…in fact here in Los Angeles it’s already arrived…trees…

Blood Orange and Jicama Salad is a light refreshing winter salad

Blood Orange and Jicama Salad

Blood Orange and Jicama Salad is a refreshing mix of juicy citrus and crunchy jicama — it’ll make you forget all about the mid-February blues and give you a healthy dose of Vitamin C!…

Easy no-pectin Clementine Jam

Clementine Jam

Clementine Jam has a unique, brilliantly fresh flavor that plays well with all kinds of toast, croissants, scones, and biscuits.  It’s not a marmalade because there’s no bitter peel involved, it’s a thick no-pectin jam bursting with sunny citrus…

Grapefruit Mayonnaise

Shrimp Salad with Grapefruit Mayonnaise

This unique Shrimp Salad with Grapefruit Mayonnaise is light and refreshing, and full of zesty flavor ~ the grapefruit mayonnaise is one of my 30 second miracle recipes! I’m in Florida this week visiting with my Dad, and I…

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

I dare you to name a more beloved ‘oldie’ than Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins.  But wow, it’s been ages since I’ve made muffins,  I know because it took me forever to even locate my muffin tin.  Too many new…

easy microwave recipe for citrus curd

Easy Microwave Citrus Curd

Easy Microwave Citrus Curd ~ turn any fresh citrus juice into a luxurious, creamy spread in only minutes, right in your microwave! The microwave doesn’t get enough credit for all the amazing things it can do.  Today I’m harnessing…

citrus, mozarella and basil salad with honey vinaigrette

Citrus Caprese Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

Citrus Caprese Salad with Honey Vinaigrette ~ this is my winter riff on the classic caprese salad, with bright juicy citrus fruit standing in for the tomatoes. Everybody’s mad for caprese salad, and it’s such a painful moment when…

Chicken with Allspice and Citrus

Roasted Chicken with Allspice and Citrus

Roasted Chicken with Allspice and Citrus ~ this gorgeous sheet pan chicken dinner is a fabulous way to celebrate fresh citrus! We all know that an extra hot oven does wonderful things to chicken, but did you also know…

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Blood Orange Ice Cream

Blood Orange Ice Cream ~ take full advantage of blood orange season with this gorgeous homemade ice cream, it’s bursting with that unmistakable berry/citrus flavor that blood oranges are famous for! I know that ice cream isn’t exactly a…

Greek Avgolemono Soup

Avgolemono Soup

Years ago my friend Barb made Greek Avgolemona Soup for me and I haven’t stopped thinking about this simple lemony chicken and rice soup since.   Somehow she never got around to giving me her recipe, and so I was…

Citrus Salad

Citrus Salad with Pomegranate & Pistachio

Citrus Salad with Pomegranate and Pistachio is a wonderful way to celebrate citrus season! I get so excited when I see the citrus fruit start to flood into the stores in December.  I’ve been buying tangerines and clementines, cara…

Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon Cake

This naturally gluten free Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon cake is made with the entire lemon, peel and all, in the Mediterranean tradition, it has a tender texture and an explosive lemon flavor. I spent the day before we left…

Grapefruit and Roasted Beet Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

I had this Grapefruit and Roasted Beet Salad several times while I was in Florida last month, and it was one of the things I looked most forward to recreating at home. Beets and grapefruit are a classic pairing, and…

Fresh Squeezed Citrus Popsicles (all natural, sugar free)

Last year I never got around to buying a popsicle mold and it was an endless source of frustration for me.  First it was my friend Heather at Girlichef, she declared it was the Summer of the Popsicle.  Then…

Bitter Orange Marmalade

Bitter Orange Marmalade is a sophisticated jam made with a shot of whiskey, Irish style! When my sister and I meet for dinner we usually eat somewhere halfway between our houses so neither of us gets stuck with a…

Orange Blossom Shortbread

Orange Blossom Shortbread harnesses one of the world’s great scents in an easy, buttery shortbread cookie. They say in the days before urban sprawl when the Los Angeles valley was covered with orange groves, that the scent in the…

Roasted Chicken with Clementines

Roasted Chicken with Clementines is a masterful dish from Yotam Ottolenghi with layers of flavor punctuated by those gorgeous charred clementines! Here’s another tribute to the new cookbook Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, the two London-based chefs…

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Healthy One Ingredient Tangerine Sorbet

Healthy One Ingredient Tangerine Sorbet is proof that dessert doesn’t have to be decadent ~ this refreshing frozen treat is made with just one ingredient: fresh tangerine juice! Fresh squeezed, bright orange, and naturally sweet. Don’t think you can…

Sicilian Citrus Salad

This beautiful and healthy stacked Sicilian Citrus Salad is a brilliant pop of color and flavor for your winter table! There are lots of citrus salads floating around the blogosphere, and for good reason. They’re incredibly easy to make,…

How to Make Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons is a unique condiment that brightens up lots of Middle Eastern recipes but can be hard to find in stores ~ I’ll show you how to make preserved lemons right at home, it’s easy! In parts of…

Clementine Cream Tarts

Clementine Cream Tarts are a wonderfully light, citrussy dessert with a buttery walnut shortbread crust. This is an interesting recipe.  It’s basically a citrus curd that gets whipped up in a blender or food processor until it becomes an…

Minimal Monday: Mixed Citrus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

It was a celebration of citrus at the farmer’s market this weekend.  All the stalls had their citrus out for tasting—.there were big chunks of Pummelo, little Mandarin sections, Tangelos, Navels, Satsumas, Blood Oranges, Clementines, Cava Cava, and several…

Blood Orange Pound Cake

I made this Blood Orange Pound Cake at dawn, while my daughter slept.  I picked her up at the airport last night.  It’s funny, but baking definitely takes on a different vibe when there are children, no matter how…

Fresh Grapefruit Mojito

Fresh Grapefruit Mojito

My sister is visiting this weekend so we broke into the GRAPEFRUIT INFUSED RUM and made fresh Grapefruit Mojitos… The Infused Rum turned out very nice, it has a light citrusy essence of grapefruit.  It infused for exactly a…

Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread

Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread ~ it seems to me that while all of us have our favorite flavors, it’s when different tastes combine that they really become the stuff of obsession.  Like silky dark chocolate and tangy…

Insalata D’arancio e Limone, Orange and Lemon Salad

Insalata D’arancio e Limone, Orange and Lemon Salad ~ a unique vintage citrus salad recipe straight from the heart of Sicily. Vintage cookbooks are like a window into another world from the perspective of the kitchen table.  I picked…

Spicy Orange Moroccan Salad

This week we’re up to #22, Amanda Hesser, food writer and longtime food editor of The New York Times Magazine, on Gourmet’s list of the 50 Women Game Changers in the world of food. Thanks to Mary from One…