Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Get sugared up while partaking in an age-old tradition. Bonus: A lovely simple syrup and no waste.
One recipe that nets you both a great cocktail/soda syrup and lovely candied citrus peel.
Save your citrus peels! This is a great way to preserve your peels in syrup. They make a great confection, great in cocktails and the syrup can be used for marshmallows! It's all win win here, folks.
Betsy shares her technique & full recipe for making candied grapefruit peels and the bonus bi-product, grapefruit syrup
Candied blood orange, bergamot, meyer lemon, and grapefruit peels make a dee-li-cious winter treat. And you end up with scrumptious citrus simple syrup and lots of citrus juice, too.
Candied clementine peel finally offers something to do with those little mountains of citrus peel we produce over the holidays.
Candied peel is a grapefruit lover's heaven. This recipe discusses what might happen if you opt to use organic sugar instead of conventional.
I use lots of lemons. And, it occurs to me as I juice the lemons that something could be done with all those peels rather than just throwing them in the green waste. Candied Lemon Peel and Roasted Lemon Peel Powder.