40+ of the Best Citrus Recipes!

30+ Best Citrus Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

Be it a Pixi tangerine, a Ruby grapefruit, or a big, plump Sumo, I love juicy, sweet, perfectly ripe winter citrus as much as I do a plum pulled right from its tree in the summer.My absolute favorite way to eat citrus is simply peeled and out of hand.  That said, there are so many divine creations to be made with … [Read more...]

Honey Jalapeño Citrus Salad Recipe

Honey Jalapeño Citrus Salad Recipe

Okay, so maybe it's more a stack of citrus, than it is a salad.  Whatever you want to call it, it's beautiful and bursting with the fresh sweet, tangy flavors of seasonal winter citrus. Whether you serve this as a stunning first course at dinner, as a light lunch, or perhaps even as a refreshing dessert, this pretty … [Read more...]

How to Cut Citrus Segments and Slices: A Photographic Guide

How to Cut Citrus Segments and Slices | Cooking On The Weekends

As much as I love stone fruit and avocados in the summer, I might just love citrus in the winter even more.  And when I eat citrus fruits any way other than straight from the peel, I like to it be cut perfectly -- removed from its skin, pith (the white portion that's just inside the skin), and membranes.  This part of … [Read more...]

What Are Finger Limes?

Finger Limes | Cooking On The Weekends

A few months ago I was at Melissa's Produce and took a quiz of sorts -- to identify various exotic fruits and vegetables.While I do fancy myself someone who knows about most food related things, I had to leave a few blank.  GASP! I did suspect these adorable fruits were a citrus of some sort, but wasn't sure … [Read more...]

Citrus Avocado Salsa with Cilantro Sautéed Whitefish Recipe


Do you like avocados?Do you love avocados?I'm thinking you do -- or you wouldn't be as excited about my avocado week as I am -- and I just know you are!I hope you have friends and family that love avocados, too!  You see, we're putting together a delightfully delicious avocado menu for the weekend!  (I … [Read more...]

Candied Citrus Peels


You never know when you might wish you had a jar of candied citrus peels in your pantry. Really!  They're a fantastic addition to cookies, muffins, cakes, and even your hot cup of tea!It's the perfect, somewhat mindless weekend cooking project.  After just a few minutes of work, the peels simply hang out on the … [Read more...]