Strawberry Citrus Salad

Every Spring my excitement for strawberries overshadows my sorrow for the dwindling citrus season.It’s so weird. I feel like juicy, bright-colored fruit, like citrus, should be celebrated in the summer. And I guess it is, hello lemonade. Growing up in Florida I took for granted the ability to pluck an orange from the tree whenever…

Ingredient Introduction #11 – Kumquats

My mom’s house, which she recently sold, sat across the street from one with a big tree in the yard. To a kid, the little, fiery olive or pear-shaped things that fell from the limbs were intriguing to say the least. I can remember picking them up, peeling them, and eating the sweet flesh. We…