Candied Grapefruit Peel

Candied Grapefruit PeelLast week at the market, I wore my grapefruit shirt.  Therefore, I bought grapefruits.  Of course.

Not only was it a no-brainer to buy the fruit that I was advertising on my shirt, but I had been craving candied grapefruit peels ever since I had a greyhound a few weeks ago adorned with a little slice of the sugared candy.  The actual greyhound was kind of mediocre, but that candy!  The bartender ended up giving me a few extra pieces because I was raving so wildly about how much I loved it.

So this week I broke out the peeler and got to candying.

Candied Grapefruit Peel Candied Grapefruit PeelFor some reason, I thought the naked grapefruits were really entertaining.  It’s kind of weird how many pictures I took of them.  And posted to Twitter about them…Candied Grapefruit PeelAnyway, enough with the grapefruit porn.

I found a couple of different recipes and took the best of the feedback from both of them to come up with my method.  I wanted them to be sugary sweet, but to still have the bitterness that I love. Continue reading

Chocolate For Breakfast

I tend to eat pretty healthy. I love fruits and vegetables.  I shop at the Farmer’s Market.  I don’t eat a lot of sweets and I always have a good breakfast.  A couple of eggs or yogurt with fruit. But … Continue reading

Blueberry Picking at Underwood Farms

I came across this article in the LA Times recently, and I immediately posted it to Brad’s facebook wall. We are already all about farm to table produce and cooking, why not take it a step further?  Actually go to … Continue reading