Photography and Styling by Chavi Feldman, courtesy of Kosher.com
You may think of winter as a time when there isn't a ton of fresh produce available, but in reality, some of the brightest, boldest fruits are in their peak season during the coldest months of the year. Oh yeah, it's citrus season, baby! Brighten up those long, cold nights with these 11 refreshing recipes, from lemon bread to citrus-soaked salmon and everything in between.
Start your day the lemony way with these bright pancakes straight out of The Cheesecake Factory’s kitchen. These fluffy, slightly tart and brilliantly sweet pancakes are among the best brunch recipes around.
Pork loin roast rubbed with orange zest, brown sugar, paprika and anise has a hearty flavor that's perfect for winter.
There are plenty of delicious, nutritious salads you can make during the coldest months of the year. Look no further than this simple arugula salad, which is topped with oranges, pomegranate arils and pumpkin seeds. An easy vinaigrette completes the whole salad, which pairs nicely with roasted salmon or grilled chicken.
If you truly love the flavors of citrus, this punchy roasted Cornish game hen recipe is for you. It uses the juices from grapefruit, limes and lemon for a zesty flavor.
Citrus and seafood go together like peanut butter and jelly. This easy baked salmon recipe uses an orange, soy and ginger sauce to impart Japanese-inspired flavors. Serve over rice for an easy, delicious dinner.
Citrus is a great ingredient to balance out smoky tequila in classic cocktails. If you’re sick of standard lime or lemon margaritas, consider mixing up this grapefruit cocktail, which also has a jalapeno syrup for some extra kick.
Lemon bars may seem like a summertime dessert, but in the middle of winter, we need all of the sunny sweets we can get, like these easy lemon bars. And while you have a big bag of citrus on hand, why not make more luscious lemon recipes?
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