3 posts tagged citrus

Citrus Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee is an all-time favorite dessert of....well almost everybody.  There is just something about that thin, crunchy layer of caramelized sugar as it cracks beneath the weight of your spoon and that smooth, creamy custard that lies just beneath.  I am so hungry just thinking about taking that first delectable bite! This Citrus Creme Brulee version is from my cookbook - The Savory Gourmet.  I did not do a step by step version of this when I first created it but the full recipe is ... Continue Reading

Butter Leaf Salad with Citrus Dressing

This salad is the perfect winter salad because it combines citrus with the delicate, buttery winter lettuce named after it's smooth texture.  Butter leaf lettuce can often be found in a plastic case in the salad section with the leaves still attached to the root.  Other grocery stores sell it by the head in the same section as red leaf and green leaf lettuce heads.  I thought of this salad as part of a Valentine's Day menu that men can make for their special someone because it's super easy ... Continue Reading

Creamy Citrus Coleslaw

A friend of mine recently reminded me that it's citrus season!  She was going to dinner party with a citrus theme to it - such a cute idea.  And citrus also happens to go nicely with my January goal of cooking light because citrus adds a ton of flavor to any dish (and acid) without the calories.  So off I went to the market to get inspired.  I noticed all kinds of oranges are available from the naval orange to mandarins and even one called a Cara Cara which had pinkish color to the ... Continue Reading