Archive for December, 2012

By Nadia Arumugam |

Going Nuts for Candied Spiced Pecans

If you’re in charge of the spread this holiday season, you’re probably becoming increasingly nervous as the big day approaches. No doubt it’s of no help whatsoever ┬áthat people like me needlessly point out that Christmas is indeed only a week away. But, here is something truly valuable, a little recipe that might win you [Read more]

By Charity Shumway |

Citrus Inspiration

There are lots of reasons to grow indoor citrus. So you can try Nadia’s Meyer Lemon Curd recipe, for one. But another big one for me is just that citrus trees are so pretty. Those fragrant blossoms, the glossy green leaves, and of course, the fruit decorating the arcing branches for months before its ready [Read more]

By Charity Shumway |

Growing Lemons (and Limes and Oranges) Indoors

I would like to live in Spain or Sicily or even Sacramento, someplace where oranges grow on trees in tiled courtyards and mild, golden sunlight blesses the earth all winter long. Alas: New York. But citrus dreams die hard, and if you, like me, live in a cold-winter climate but still long for fragrant lemon [Read more]