Tag: grapefruit


Cheers! It’s Salty Dog Season

The annual shipment of grapefruit from the Valley has arrived, so we immediately got to juicing. For our favorite grapefruit cocktail recipe go here: Salty Dogs. Related posts: Cheers to Salty Dog Season! It’s Salty Dog Season! Salty Dogs! Salty […]


Grapefruit Buttermilk Cake

Grapefruit buttermilk cake is one of those desserts you never know you need until you make it. Even the flavors: they seem like they won’t work together, but instead, they are wonderful. From Wintersweet, by Tammy Donroe Innman, a charming book […]


Grapefruit Bars

We all know about lemon bars, but have you ever seen grapefruit bars? Tammy Donroe Innman has a terrific recipe for them in her book, Wintersweet. She makes a shortbread crust and adds rosemary (I added thyme instead) and fills […]


Cheers to Salty Dog Season!

Grapefruit from Texas has arrived! We celebrate with our favorite December cocktail, the Salty Dog. The recipe can be found here: Salty Dog cocktail recipe. Related posts: It’s Salty Dog Season! Salty Dogs! Salty Dogs by the Tree Sage Brown […]


Sage Brown Derby

A nice option for our delishy grapefruit from the Rio Grande. From Bon Appetit. As is most everything we like to cook these days! We ran out of rye on day 2 of these, and substituted Canadian Club. Worked great! […]


Salty Dogs!

Our annual grapefruit shipment has arrived from the Valley! First on the agenda? Salty Dogs, of course! Here’s the recipe: PrintSalty Dog The Salty Dog signals for us the holiday season. And we enjoy it throughout the winter, or at […]

Arugula Salad with Grapefruit, Almonds, Dates and Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Arugula Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

To start our Very Vegan Christmas Dinner, we served a winter salad with arugula from Satur Farms and Red Cooper grapefruit from the Valley. We did almonds for crunch and dates because they looked great. The dressing was made with […]

cocktails, recipes

Cocktail Recipe: Hemingway Daiquiri

Hemingway is associated with lots of drinks, including the regular ol’ daiquiri, which is made, as you know, with rum, lime juice and simple syrup. This version adds complexity with maraschino liqueur and grapefruit juice. It’s a nice drink to […]

cocktails, recipes

Cocktail Recipe: Criterium

I want to start off this post by saying that these “Shit that” whoever “says” videos flying around YouTube are hilarious. “Shit New Yorkers Say” is especially funny (“Where’s the train?” “All I had to eat today was a bagel.” […]


Recipe: Candied Grapefruit Peel

What a sweet winter treat. With all the Red Cooper grapefruit we’ve been eating — and drinking — I took a cue from Irene and candied some of the peel. What a way to make the citrus season last even […]