Citrus fruits are the crowned-jewels of the winter season. These vibrant orbs have a sweet, tangy flavor that whisks us away from our cold, dreary surroundings – reminding us of warm, sunny days ahead.
Seasonal citrus like blood oranges, tangerines and clementines can add a pop of color and a burst of flavor to cozy winter meals. Their bright sweetness transports you to a sandy beach, umbrella drink in hand and the salty sea washing over your toes. When paired with exotic spices like cardamom and cinnamon, you find yourself in Morocco, lounging on fluffy pillows, breathing in the spicy, savory smells from the bazaar below.
With the forecast for more snow and cold in our future, a daily dose of citrus is the best way to keep those winter blues away. Here are a few of our favorite citrus recipes, guaranteed to transport your kitchen to a warmer, more tropical climate.
Get recipe: Citrus Pound Cake
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