TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Halos, Sweet & Lovely Mandarins (Plus, Mandarins Vs. Oranges, The Difference)

Photos: Halos, unpeeled and peeled, and perhaps the easiest fruit to peel. Photos courtesy Wonderful Foods.   April is the end of the season for the sweet little mandarins called Halos. We have been enjoying them by the bagful, and in addition to flavor and nutrition, they keep us from eating refined-sugar snacks. They deserve…
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PRODUCT: Clementines

Oh my darling clementines: The sweetestmandarin orange is also the juiciest.Photo courtesy Del Monte.   What are those cute little oranges that have been in the produce section since the holidays? They’re clementines: botanical name Citrus reticulata, for its pebbled skin. Why should you get to know them? They’re a very sweet, juicy, healthy portable…
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