Grapefruit Quick Bread

Grapefruit Bread

Grapefruit Bread

I like to make a point of including grapefruit in foods.  I loved it in a grapefruit chicken stir-fry I posted previously. It was also amazing in grapefruit sugar cookiesThe lovely grapefruit flavors are so ignored, I think.  It’s my goal to bring them alive.  Our third quick bread this week was a shining star on the Christmas dessert buffet.  It was my favorite bread this year! Continue reading

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Ruby Red Grapefruit Sugar Cookies

Ruby Red Grapefruit Cookies

Ruby Red Grapefruit Cookies

I had two Ruby Red grapefruits that I bought for a recipe I never did make.  I used one for a small batch of grapefruit guacamole, but the other grapefruit kept haunting me from the refrigerator’s fruit drawer.  When I saw a recipe for sugar cookies with Ruby Red grapefruit zest and juice, I did a cartwheel into the splits, shrieking the whole while (in my dreams). Continue reading

Chicken Grapefruit WHAT? {Asian Stir-fry}

Chicken Grapefruit Stir-fry

Chicken Stir-fry with Grapefruit and Snap Peas

As a new cook, back when people were still rubbing two sticks together to make fire, I thought Chinese food was so mysterious. The people who made Chinese food seemed to know how to make magic sauces that were both sweet and sour, and cut their chicken up into funny little shapes. I looked at sweet and sour chicken and thought it surely must take a lot of training to make such a dish. Then I discovered you could buy it in a can. That rocked. Especially when heated in the new thing called the microwave. Continue reading