Posts tagged ‘citrus’

May 16th, 2013

Jicama & Orange Guacamole

by Lauren

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Got Chips? Make some orange guacamole!

Yes, orange guac, my friends. Orange is the new lime.

This still contains all the delicious guacamole staples like red onion, cilantro, and garlic but with a little twist.

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Now, I’ve never bought a jicama before which means I’ve never peeled a jicama before. They look pretty intimidating but I went for it.

The crunch from the jicama and the juice from the sweet orange was such a fresh combination of flavors.

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January 11th, 2013

Clementine Maple Glaze {with Pork Tenderloin}

by Chrissy

Fragrant, zesty, tart and sweet. This glaze has it all.

Last Friday we posted the first of two mandarin recipes. The Satsuma Sunset Cocktail highlighted the Satstuma Mandarin.

Besides the fact that it was a cocktail, it was loaded with complementing, sweet flavors and our friends (the taste-testers) loved it. The vodka was pleasantly masked, which could have been a potential issue if we were really thirsty…

This citrus recipe, highlighting the Clementine Mandarin, is a little more … Read more...

January 4th, 2013

Satsuma Sunset Cocktail

by Chrissy

It’s the first Friday of the New Year. I think it’s about time for celebratory drinks, don’t you?

If you were lucky enough to have a week or so off work, and returned with a three-day work week, then you will probably agree that these past few days were grueling. It probably had something to do with sleeping in, shoveling holiday sweets into your mouth all day, partying with family and friends, and staying up late. Repeat.

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August 28th, 2012

Labor Day BBQ: Garlic-Citrus Chicken Marinade

by Chrissy


Labor Day Weekend is just around the corner.

 

Since my family did a trial run this past weekend, full of BBQ goodness, I’ve just been dying to share the loot with all of you!

 

Since this was for a birthday/back to college/newly-weds are moving kind of a gathering, we went all out. We made so many tasty BBQ essentials that I’ll need two make this post a two-parter.

 

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May 6th, 2012

Sunny Citrus Shrimp and Avocado Salad

by Lauren

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You need a salad recipe for Mother’s Day, don’t ya?

I thought so. Mom will love this one. It’s fresh, bright and all around lovely.

Just like mom.

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There are infinite substitutes and additions to this salad that would change it up and make it all the more delicious. We kept it simple but you should totally add some of these items…

Nuts? Chopped walnuts, pine nuts, or sliced almonds…

Cheese? Pungent blue cheese, tangy feta or creamy goat cheese…… Read more...