Broiled Grapefruit with Cinnamon Sugar

We admit it. The pairing of grapefruit and cinnamon does not immediately make sense. There was something about the tartness of the grapefruit and the distinct spice of the cinnamon — it just sounded dubious. But we have seen – or rather tasted – the light. This is such a simple way to add some warmth and freshness to your breakfast.

The warmth brings out all the juiciness of the grapefruit, and the tart flavor. Every bite has that juicy taste, along with a bit of sweetness from the sugar.

grapefruit broiled cinnamon

Serves two


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Braised Root Vegetables and Cabbage with Fall Fruit

The combination of these ingredients just seemed so odd. We’re sure you are just as skeptical as we were. But gently cooking the fruit and vegetables in chicken broth makes them surprisingly delicious. The dish will soon become your favorite cold-weather side for chicken, pork and duck.


Active Time: 25 minutes, Total Time: 1 hour

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Preserving Seasonal Fruits without Canning

We wait all year for the fresh fruits to come into season and it seems to pass so quickly – too quickly actually. We want to preserve these sweet morsels for the cold winter months but who has time for all the work of canning.  Luckily, it is fairly easy to freeze seasonal fruits.

fruit frozen

It is very tempting to just throw a bunch of fruit into a freezer bag and call it done.  But you usually end up with a big frozen block that thaws into a watery pulpy mess that is not really useful to make cobblers, pies, and smoothies in the months ahead.  But with just a bit of planning you can freeze these fruits so they stay in perfect condition.

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