Best of the Web: Citrus

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Best of the Web: Citrus

We’ve been celebrating bright, fresh, juicy citrus all winter — and so has the rest of the blog world. The savory sides, baked goods and preserves populating some of our favorite sites have provided mouthwatering inspiration during these chilly months. Now, as spring rolls in and oranges give way to berries, we’re looking back at some of the colorful citrus-themed recipes we bookmarked along the way. Give them a try before the weather warms up for good!


Tangelo Gin Rosé SpritzerTangelo Gin Rose Spritzer by A Cozy Kitchen
Inspired by the classic French 75, this cocktail is light and bright — perfect for a festive toast.
Rejuvenating Citrus JuiceRejuvenating Citrus Juice by Dolly and Oatmeal
Boost your energy levels with this crimson-hued juice, made with three varieties of oranges and a dash of turmeric.
Meyer Lemon Magic Custard CakeMeyer Lemon Magic Custard Cake by the White on Rice Couple
Sweeter Meyer lemons give this breakfast cake a floral note, while a custardy base lends a soft, pillowy texture.
Spiced Orange Chocolate Chip Waffles with Orange Spice Maple SyrupSpiced Orange Chocolate Chip Waffles with Orange Spice Maple Syrup by Tasty Yummies
Chocolate for breakfast? Why not? These gluten-free waffles are flavored with orange juice and zest, then topped with a spiced syrup to take them to the next level.
Crepes with Whipped Meyer Lemon RicottaCrepes with Whipped Meyer Lemon Ricotta by Blogging Over Thyme
These buttery paper-thin crepes are infused with Meyer lemon zest and dusted with powdered sugar, but the real star is the whipped Meyer lemon ricotta cheese on top.
Creamy Carrot Orange SoupCreamy Carrot Orange Soup by The Vanilla Bean Blog
This clean, simple soup is just right on a cold day — add some crusty bread, and a soul-warming dinner is served.
Salad of Cara Cara Oranges, Avocado & FetaSalad of Cara Cara Oranges, Avocado and Feta by Not Without Salt
A creamy avocado dressing pairs with ribbons of romaine and endive, pink orange segments and crumbled bits of feta in this gorgeous salad.
Beet and Blood Orange SaladBeet and Blood Orange Salad by A House in the Hills
This colorful winter salad combines roasted beets, thinly sliced red onion, and blood oranges for a simple but satisfying meatless meal.
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Meyer Lemon RelishRoasted Cauliflower Steaks with Meyer Lemon Relish by Brooklyn Supper
This eye-catching side dish starts with thick slices of hearty roasted cauliflower, which are tossed with a relish made from minced Meyer lemon and herbs.
Lemon ChickenLemon Chicken by Shutterbean
A tangy sauce of lemons, onions and olive oil breathes new life into chicken thighs in this family recipe.
bloodorangemeringue2-710x535Blood Orange Chocolate Tartlets by Manger
A blood orange-lemon curd fills a rich chocolate sable crust to form these tartlets, which are covered with a thick layer of fluffy, perfectly toasted meringue.
Meyer Lemon Pudding CakesMeyer Lemon Pudding Cakes by Annie’s Eats
These pretty miniature Meyer lemon cakes have a cake layer bottom and a sweet-tart, pudding-like filling for a contrast of textures.
Pavlova with Pink Grapefruit and PomegranatePavlova with Pink Grapefruit and Pomegranate by Apt. 2B Baking Co
Instead of a big pile of summer berries, try crisp, chewy pavlova with a citrusy kick: lemon cream, pink grapefruit segments and tart pomegranate seeds.
Kumquat MarmaladeKumquat Marmalade by David Lebovitz
Capture the tangy, slightly bitter flavor of little kumquats with this marmalade, which makes a wonderful partner to nutty cheese.
Lime CurdLime Curd by Orangette
This fruity, fragrant curd is the perfect texture for spreading on a sugar cookie — it’s a treat kids and grown-ups can appreciate.
Dehydrated Citrus WheelsDehydrated Citrus Wheels by Spoon Fork Bacon
Try this easy DIY and you’ll be rewarded with citrus wheels to flavor hot tea, soups and stews; puree into powder for a meat or seafood rub; or even add to potpourri.


Top images from A Cozy Kitchen, White on Rice Couple, The Vanilla Bean Blog, Not Without Salt, Shutterbean, A House in the Hills, Apt. 2B Baking Co., David Lebovitz, Brooklyn Supper

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