Farmer Market Finds: Pink Lemons

I found these in November 4th. They are the size of a very large limes, pink inside and striped outside. They taste like lemons despite looking like grapefruit. I used these to make lemon poppy seed and almond cookies.

Off Bloom Mandarins (California 2015)

California is in a drought (2015) and the weather being erratic has caused a number of problems with the produce. Some vegetables were in short supply or destroyed. The lemon yield didn’t come, I had to buy them imported from the supermarket (with wax all over them, sigh). But “off bloom” mandarin were an unexpected surprise this […]