| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Q. We woke up this morning to all our tangerines on the ground leaving only empty shells. The tree was small with about 25 fruits. Was this due to squirrels or something else?
A. Something else, like a herd of rats, probably beat you to the tangerines...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:32 AM
The following article was submitted by Lynne Groeger, a registered dietitian specializing in Oncology Nutrition. She works for Peninsula Cancer Institute in Newport News, Williamsburg and Gloucester.
Many plant foods, especially vegetables and fruits,...
| Feb 2, 2012
I'm writing this column having just spent an hour with our local fruit gleaner picking tangelos from my tree. We must have pulled at least 40 pounds. Earlier in the day, I'd picked an additional three dozen pieces of fruit for recipe testing. And the...
| Jan 21, 2007
Imagine brewing a cup of coffee from beans you grew yourself. Or making a pitcher of lemonade from your own lemons. Believe it or not, it's possible -- not easy, but possible.
Though most indoor plants are enjoyed for their foliage and some for their...
| Mar 25, 2008
| 2:19 PM
Total time: 1 hour, plus 2 months to steep
Note: From Lou Amdur; his recipe was inspired by Paula Wolfert's. You can substitute oranges, blood oranges or kumquats for the tangerines; you will need 3 cups juice and 2 cups zest. A 750-ml...
| Dec 19, 2007
Frozen tangerine soufflé
Total time: 35 minutes, plus freezing time
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: This can also be made in individual servings using 8 ( 1/2 -cup) ramekins.
1 (1/4 -ounce) packet unflavored gelatin
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 1:08 PM
Ensalada de noche buena
2 medium-size red beets, trimmed
½ cup golden raisins
½ cup pine nuts
6 cups of babe lettuce, watercress, or arugula or mixture of three
1 small jicama peeled and cut into strips
2 tangerines, peeled and cut in segments...
| Feb 27, 2009
| 4:55 PM
Anyone who doesn't think citrus can be better than sex hasn't tasted a Page tangerine like the one I just peeled and ate. Everything about citrus fills the senses and engages me: the smell of the orange blossoms, the sight of the fruit glowing like...