Tag Archives: oranges

kumquat cocktail

Cara Cara Margarita

Sometimes eating and drinking seasonally forces you to step off the wagon. Who am I to argue?

dried orange slices

Candied Orange Slices

Easy candied orange slices— these beautiful little treats turn that overflowing bowl of oranges into glistening treasure.

november flowers

November: Pick Now!

November is such a celebratory food month; I’m excited to share the latest Pick Now! calendar listing all the wonderful produce and flowers that are in season right now.

orange and cucumbers

Marcella Hazan and her Orange and Cucumber Salad

On Sunday, the incredible Marcella Hazan passed away. I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge all she gave to the culinary world here on the blog. Marcella’s cookbooks line my shelves, just like so many other cooks.

lettuce

Winter Garden

I’m not sure if it’s the sun exposure, soil or a sprinkling of pixie dust, but my new garden is growing like gangbusters.

jam on toast

We Be Jammin’

Am I alone in thinking I’m going to kill someone with a botched jar of jam?

What to do with Tons and Tons of Lemons?

Reader Thom writes: Dear Val,  I have tons and tons of lemons (oranges and grapefruit too) and I’m going to use your lemon dressing tonight, but what else can I make with all these lemons? -Thom There are lots of suggestions and recipes on the site. Preserve your lemons and give them out as gifts. […]