Tangerine or mandarin mojito

Mandarin mojito recipe Easy recipe for tangerine mojitos

Tangerine or mandarin mojitos

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This refreshing mandarin mojito recipe is made with fresh mandarin juice (or tangerine juice), lime juice, sugar cane juice or sugar, mint leaves, sparkling water, and rum. Mojitos are one of my favorite cocktails, well, the same is true for margaritas, caipirinhas, bubbly cocktails, etc. Never mind, I love cocktails. (more…)

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Posted on March 8, 2014

Citrus marinated grilled fish

Citrus marinated grilled fish recipe

This citrus marinated grilled fish recipe is great dish for those who love fish marinated with citrus and spices. The marinade is made with sour orange juice, orange zest, chipotle powder, garlic powder, cumin seeds, and oregano. I used cod for this recipe, but the marinade will work well with other types of fish, you can try it with halibut, rockfish, mahi mahi, tilapia, and more. (more…)

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Posted on March 7, 2014

Citrus habanero salsa

Citrus habanero  salsa

This citrus habanero salsa is made with a variety of citrus fruits: oranges, grapefruit, blood orange, mandarins or tangerines, and kumquats. This chunky citrus salsa also has habanero peppers, diced red onion, ground cumin and chopped cilantro. This is a great salsa to make during the colder months when all these yummy citrus fruits are in season. Also, don’t let the idea of using habaneros scare you, most of their heat is in the veins (and the seeds since they’re attached to the veins). If you remove the seeds and veins, and use gloves to do so, the habanero will still be spicy, but significantly less. Habaneros have a delicious flavor that goes great with citrus. I used about 2-3 peppers for this citrus salsa, but you can adjust based on your comfort level with spice. You can also use different chili peppers if you can’t find habaneros. (more…)

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Posted on February 26, 2014

Waffles with creamy tomato scrambled eggs

Waffles topped with tomato scrambled eggs, avocado and queso fresco

I prepared these creamy tomato scrambled eggs, made with eggs, tomatoes, onions, garlic, cumin, achiote or annatto, and cilantro, as a savory topping for waffles. I served them topped with avocado, queso fresco, and green onions or scallions. (more…)

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Posted on February 26, 2014

Strawberry margarita

Homemade strawberry margaritas made with fresh strawberries, lime juice, sugar or honey, orange liqueur, and tequila.

En Español

This homemade strawberry margarita recipe is made with fresh strawberries, lime juice, sugar or honey, orange liqueur, and tequila. I love a good refreshing margarita, and while a classic simple margarita with fresh lime juice is a great drink, sometimes I feel more like a fruity variation of this delicious cocktail. This strawberry margarita can be prepared and served on the rocks. Or if you prefer frozen strawberry margaritas, simply add additional ice and blend until you have a smooth frozen drink. You can use sugar to sweeten this drink, but sometimes I also like to use honey – it goes so well with strawberries and lime juice. (more…)

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Posted on February 22, 2014