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Citrus

  • Lemon poppy seed mini tarts

    Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust

    My Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust is a sunny, tangy dessert that’s perfect for sweetening up these last weeks of winter.  Just whisk together the lemony filling and bake,…

  • holding a blood orange Margarita

    Blood Orange Margarita Cocktail

    My Blood Orange Margarita Cocktail is the drink of the winter season, the delicate sweetness of blood orange juice takes this classic cocktail to a whole new level.  Not to mention…

  • Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

    12 Inspiring Recipes that Pair Chicken with Citrus

    12 Inspiring Recipes That Pair Chicken with Citrus ~ considering we each eat, on average, close to 100 pounds of chicken a year, having some good ‘juicy’ recipes up our sleeves…

  • Blood orange and tangerine spremuta (Italian orange juice)

    Blood Orange Spremuta (Italian orange juice)

    Blood Orange Spremuta (Italian orange juice)  ~ a traditional healthy Italian fresh squeezed citrus juice for citrus season.  When was the last time you squeezed yourself a perfect glass? …

  • Warm lemon puddings on a baking sheet with blueberries

    Warm Lemon Pudding Cake (gluten free, or not!)

    My Flourless Warm Lemon Pudding Cake is downright magical ~ it’s an easy self-saucing lemon sponge cake dessert that bakes up with a fluffy cake layer and a tangy pudding layer.…

  • Clementine Melting Moments on a green plate with a cut clementine

    Clementine Melting Moments

    Clementine Melting Moments  ~ can a simple cookie really taste like a fresh juicy clementine?  You bet, these little bite sized, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies are infused with the essence of fresh…

  • overhead photo of pickled blackerry and grapefruit salad in round bowl

    Pickled Blackberries and Grapefruit Salad

    Pickled Blackberries and Grapefruit Salad ~ yes, you can pickle berries, and they’re amazing!   Serve this refreshing fruit salad as is for a first course, over greens for a light lunch,…

  • Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake (Ciambella)

    Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake, or Ciambella ~ this is a classic Italian style lemon bundt cake with lots of lemony flavor and a delicate crumb.  Pair it with a good cup…

  • Roast Chicken with Blood Orange and Olives

    Roast Chicken with Blood Orange and Olives ~ you’re going to roast chicken anyway, so why not make it special?  Peel a couple of blood oranges (substitute regular oranges or tangerines)…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake

    My Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake is an easy loaf cake bursting with citrus flavor and crunchy poppy seeds ~ and just when you thought winter had nothing fresh to offer!…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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!…

  • 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…

  • easy microwave recipe for citrus curd

    Easy Microwave Citrus Curd Recipe

    Easy Microwave Citrus Curd ~ turn any fresh citrus juice (including blood orange, tangerine, and Meyer lemon) into a luxurious, creamy spread in only minutes, right in your microwave!…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • blood orange ice cream 4

    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!…

  • A bowl of Greek Avgolemono Soup with lemons and a spoon

    Avgolemono Soup

    Avgolemono Soup is a fabulously lemony chicken and rice soup made super creamy without any cream!  It’s classic Greek comfort food.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Bitter Orange Marmalade

    Bitter Orange Marmalade is a sophisticated jam made with a shot of whiskey, Irish style!  It pairs perfectly with thick slices of toast, biscuits, and English muffins.…

  • orange blossom shortbread cookies

    Orange Blossom Shortbread

    Orange Blossom Shortbread harnesses one of the world’s great scents in an easy, buttery, and unique, shortbread cookie.  These cookies go perfectly with afternoon tea, and they make a beautiful gift,…

  • Roasted Chicken with Clementines

    Roasted Chicken with Clementines is a masterful Yotam Ottolenghi recipe from his seminal cookbook, Jerusalem.  This easy sheet pan chicken dinner has layer upon layer of flavor punctuated by those gorgeous…

  • Tangerine Sorbet 1

    Healthy One Ingredient Tangerine Sorbet

    Healthy One Ingredient Tangerine Sorbet is proof that dessert doesn’t have to be decadent ~ this refreshing no churn sorbet is made with just one ingredient: fresh tangerine juice!…

  • Sicilian Citrus Salad

    This beautiful and healthy stacked Sicilian Citrus Salad is a brilliant pop of color and flavor for your winter table!…

  • 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…

  • Clementine Cream Tarts

    Clementine Cream Tarts are a wonderfully light, citrusy dessert with a buttery walnut shortbread crust.…

  • Mixed Citrus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

    Mixed Citrus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette ~ the perfect salad to throw together when life gives you lemons…and oranges, and tangerines, and grapefruit……

  • Blood Orange Pound Cake

    This Blood Orange Pound Cake has a moist and tender crumb and a gorgeous pink glaze thanks to some fresh squeezed blood orange juice!…

  • Fresh Grapefruit Mojito

    Fresh Grapefruit Mojito

    This Fresh Grapefruit Mojito is a refreshing cocktail for a hot night…if you’ve got fresh mint from the garden, so much the better!…

  • 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…

  • Spicy Orange Moroccan Salad

    Spicy Orange Moroccan Salad ~ this is a fruit salad like nothing you’ve ever had before, I promise!   With fresh juicy oranges paired with earthy oil cured olives, tons of…