TIP OF THE DAY: Winter’s Seasonal Fruit, Citrus

While many delightful fruits have gone “on hiatus” until next summer, winter is not without its comforts: citrus fruits. Get your fill of the winter citrus bounty, and especially seek out varieties you haven’t had before. All of the following are different species in the Citrus genus: order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.   BLOOD ORANGES A…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use Red Grapefruit For Festive Accents

Rio Red, Ruby Red and other red grapefruitvarieties add a Valentine accent. Photocourtesy Texasweet.com.   Still thinking about what to serve on Valentine’s Day? Much of what you decide to make can be accented with red grapefruit segments. Red grapefruit is a mutation of a pink grapefruit discovered in the 1920s. (Pink grapefruit itself is…
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RECIPES: Go Grapefruit!

Isn’t this special: Rio Star Grapefruit & Apple Mint Sushi Roll With Honey Chili Dipping Sauce. Photo courtesy TexaSweet. Grapefruit is in season, healthy (full of vitamins A and C, dietary fiber and lycopene) and flavorful. Go for Rio Star Grapefruit, Rio Red, Ruby Red or Star Ruby grapefruit varieties and you’ve got a beautiful…
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