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Yucatan Style Roasted Trout

Yucatan Style Roasted Trout

It's the first week of cooking up a rainbow: get ready for one heck of a red dish! In my version of the Yucatan dish, tikin xic , a white fish turns bright red, then gets served up with the tastiest pickled (red) onions I've ever had.
Citrus Supremes

Citrus Supremes

The fancy way of cutting off all of the membranes around citrus segments is called supreming. Since I recently posted a recipe calling for supremes, I thought it might be helpful to update with a step by step guide through cutting supremes.
Crepe Roses With Blood Oranges And Cardamom

Crepe Roses With Blood Oranges And Cardamom

Oops, I accidentally made something pretty for Valentine's day. These sweet little crepes in the shape of roses are actually very simple to make. If you do want to pull of a whimsical, restauranty dessert for someone sweet, then I've included a complete how-to.
Sangria Jam

Sangria Jam

Making sangria can turn a ho-hum glass of inexpensive red wine into a festive, fruity (and thrifty) treat. But what to do with the leftover fruit? I turned mine into a delicious jam.
Blood Orange Marmalade

Blood Orange Marmalade

Marmalade is much easier to make than most people presume (particularly made in small batches like this one). There are plenty of recipes dedicated to making jams and jellies with low sugar content. This is not one of those recipes. Marmalade is traditionally a sugar preserve — so I make no apologies about the sugar...
Candied Citrus Peel

Candied Citrus Peel

I first candied citrus peels when I was living in Florence. In fact, I’m not sure that I had even heard of candied citrus peel before. I was amazed to find out that the pithy, spongy white part of the rind could be miraculously transformed into something far better than edible…. I would even say...
Citrus Peels

Citrus Peels

Very often I’ll need the juice of half of a lemon for something; the remaining shell need not be neglected. The peel is, in many ways, the most interesting and useful part of a citrus fruit. It contains the fragrant, flammable citrus oil, and a lot of handy pectin to boot. There are a few...