Tag Archives: citrus

lime flavour

I adore limes now – even more than lemons – but when I was a kid I hated anything lime. Green was the last flavour I’d want to pick out of a fruit-flavoured candy rainbow. Suckers? Hard candies? Kool-Aid? Never wanted green. (Until I discovered that an older cousin of mine – whom I really […]

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lemon reamer

I use this lemon reamer nearly every day to juice a lime or two for my salad dressings. In the winter I used it to juice oranges for my daily smoothies. I love the way it feels in my hand – love the way it extends the utility of my hands, love the eye-squinching juice […]

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citrus fruits

Citrus fruits are favorites in Western culture because of their tangy (and often sweet) tastes, and their powerful essential oils that most people find very pleasant. Do you like citrus fruit? What’s your earliest memory of eating an orange or a grapefruit? How many products do you use that smell like citrus? “The peel _________”

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lots of oranges

You may have noticed that I have a thing about citrus fruit. I eat a lot of it. I buy juicing oranges and grapefruit and clementines (in season) in huge quantities, and can eat several per day. I love the way they look, all piled up in the large stock pot I keep them in. […]

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the smell of peeling citrus fruit

The smell of clementine oranges reminds me of Christmas. What does the smell of citrus fruit remind you of? Is there a memory you wish had a smell attached to it, so that you could bring it to mind instantly? “My hands can’t __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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