Vibrantly Beautiful Citrus: From Sweet to Savory

 

Vibrantly beautiful citrus is one of the most delicious of nature’s offerings. From sweet to savory, the flavors bring sunshine to early spring.

We’ve gathered delicious ideas for your table.




Citrus Salad with Frisée and Orange-Ginger Vinaigrette

This Citrus Salad with Frisée and Orange-Ginger Vinaigrette is a tangy mix of oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and limes—beautifully highlighted by a tangle of frisée lettuce and honey-orange vinaigrette.

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Roasted Citrus-Herbed Chicken

Roasted Citrus-Herbed Chicken, served atop a bed of tender baby Dutch yellow potatoes, becomes the mouthwatering centerpiece of any meal. Traditional seasonings ensure the comfort- food status of the poultry, while grapefruit adds a note of intrigue.

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Lemon-Lime Poundcake

This recipe is based on a classic Southern favorite called 7UP Pound Cake, which was created in the 1950s when the soda company suggested using its soft drink instead of other liquid in pound cake recipes. The result: one of the best, and simplest, cakes you’ll ever make.

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Meyer Lemon and Thyme Pound Cake

This moist pound cake gets its flavor from flowery thyme and punchy lemon, a match made in culinary heaven. The cake, with its tender, buttery crumb and delightfully sweet lemon glaze, tastes like springtime.

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Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

“This recipe for Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes has been tantalizing me all week.  I adapted it from the Joy of Cooking.  This unexpected combination is a refreshing change from regular pancakes.”

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Pan Fried Cod in a Citrus and Basil Butter Sauce

“A light spring time dish with flaky white pan fried cod in a citrus butter sauce. Add some fresh basil to brighten up the color and pack another flavor punch.”

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Lemon Bar Cheesecake

This indulgent recipe marries two delicious desserts: lemon bars and cheesecake. Using a dark springform pan ensures a golden brown crust on this tart dessert recipe without having to bake before adding the filling. Garnish with Candied Lemon Slices.

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Citrus Pull Apart Bread

This makes two gorgeous loaves for breakfast, tea, or coffee. Keep one, and share the other.

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Ginger Lemon Almond Bars

For quick cleanup and easy serving, line the bottom and sides of the pan with foil before adding the dough.

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Lemon Muffins

These muffins will become your most requested breakfast recipe. To make them even more delicious, just add this sweet drizzle over them when they are warm: Stir together 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice.

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Stephanie Wilson is an author, blogger, publisher, and former television news writer and producer. She lives in the Puget Sound area with her husband and teenage son.

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