Candied Key Limes and Lime Syrup

I picked up a 16-ounce package of key limes at Central Market. Not wanting to make the ubiquitous key lime pie, I opted instead to candy the key limes for use in various recipes, starting with panna cotta. With this recipe, you’ll also end up with a quart of key lime 

Candied Blood Orange Peel

With access to amazing citrus like blood oranges for only a short amount of time, my intent is to extend the season as long as possible by preserving the fruit in some way. So I decided to try my hand at candying blood orange peels. 

Candied Kumquats

Delicious, sweet yet tangy, kumquat fruit is a winter/spring season delicacy. Although kumquats taste like a citrus fruit, they can be eaten completely, including the peel. Candied, they are delicious with tangy yogurt or savory pork. I will be making a lemon panna cotta topped 

Dehydrated Citrus Wheels

Winter is when most citrus fruits are at their sweetest and juiciest – and two of my favorites are blood oranges and Meyer lemons! Blood oranges are a variety of orange with crimson, almost-blood-colored flesh. The two most popular varieties are the dark-fleshed Moro and 

Blood Oranges

I love blood oranges. That’s a pretty big deal for me, since I’ve had a lifelong aversion to oranges ever since “The Incident” suffered at age seven. Even sitting here recalling the event gives me the willies all over again. My mom had left my 

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Contemplating what to do with a flat of tomatoes that needed to be eaten or cooked with, I was inspired by a recipe posted on Cook-Taste-Eat and decided to slow roast them in the oven. While they were roasting, I was busy imagining all of 

Roasted Figs

Although dried figs are available throughout the year, nothing surpasses the unique taste and texture of fresh figs. Lusciously sweet, figs feature a complex texture that combines the chewiness of their flesh, the smoothness of their skin and the crunchiness of their seeds. Not to