• Sanibel Sunshine Appetizer Recipe

      INGREDIENTS This is a tasty variation of the traditional shrimp cocktail with a little zip thanks to the avocado, grapefruit and chili sauce. 4 fresh Florida Grapefruit 18 cooked, cleaned shrimp 1 medium avocado, peeled and cut in ½ inch cubes 1 cup bottled chili sauce 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish ¼ cup diced red onion ¼ cup diced green pepper ¼ cup sliced celery Lettuce leaves to line grapefruit shells PREPARATION Cut each grapefruit in half and remove sections, placing them in a large non-metal mixing bowl. Scrape out 6 of the grapefruit halves and set them aside. Cut shrimp…

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    • Grapefruit Revenge Recipe

        INGREDIENTS 2 Hale grapefruit ½ cup vanilla low-fat yogurt ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom 4 teaspoons brown sugar PREPARATIONS Cut grapefruit in half, remove core.  Cut around each section to loosen.  Combine yogurt and cardamom; mix well.  Place 2 tablespoons yogurt mixture on each half; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar.  Arrange grapefruit in shallow baking pan.  Broil 4 inches below source of heat for 4 minutes, until top is brown and bubbly.  Serve immediately.  YIELD:  4 servings. 80 calories per serving.

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      • Winter Citrus Salad Recipe

          INGREDIENTS 2 cups fresh broccoli flowerets 1 ½ cups thinly sliced fresh carrots 3 cups Hale grapefruit sections ½ cup Hale grapefruit juice, drained from sections 1 ½ cups drained chick peas 1/3 cup raisins 1 cup broken walnuts PREPARATION In medium saucepan, cook broccoli and carrots in 1 inch boiling, salted water for 3 minutes. Drain. Return vegetables to saucepan, add grapefruit sections, juice, chick peas and raisins; heat 1 minute.  Spoon into serving bowl. Add walnuts; mix gently. Serve warm with Yogurt Dressing*. *Yogurt Dressing 1 cup plain yogurt ¼ cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped scallions 1 tablespoon honey 1…

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        • Mango Topping (for ice cream gelatin or cake) Recipe

            INGREDIENTS 12 cups prepared mangos 4 cups sugar ¼ cup lime juice 2 boxes Sure Jell or other commercial pectin PREPARATION Pare and cut mangos in pieces.  Put sugar and lime juice on top, and boil until soft, about 30 minutes after it starts to boil.  Add pectin and boil 5 minutes.  Pack in hot sterilized jars and seal.  

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          • Grapefruit Symphony Recipe

              INGREDIENTS 2 small peaches, peeled and thinly sliced, or 1 cup frozen sliced peaches, thawed 2 Hale grapefruit, halved, sections loosened 1/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 3/4 cup fresh raspberries or fresh sliced strawberries PREPARATION Arrange peach slices on each grapefruit half. Spoon one tablespoon yogurt over peach slices; garnish with raspberries. YIELD: 4 servings.

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            • Red Grapefruit Parfait Pie Recipe

                INGREDIENTS 1 pastry shell 9-inch, baked 1 envelope unflavored gelatin ½ cup hale red grapefruit juice 1 pint vanilla ice cream, melted 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons sugar 2 cups Hale red grapefruit sections, cut in pieces ½ cup heavy cream, whipped (optional) 1 cup Hale red grapefruit sections (optional) PREPARATION Prepare pastry shell. In a small saucepan, mix gelatin with grapefruit juice.  Let stand 1 minute.  Stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved.  Remove from heat. Stir in ice cream.  Chill.   Stirring occasionally, until mixture is the consistency of unbeaten egg whites. In medium bowl, beat egg…

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              • Strawberry and Orange Sauce Recipe

                  INGREDIENTS 4-5 oranges juiced A bit of lemon juice 1 pint of strawberries Whipped cream (optional) 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier (optional) PREPARATION Gently heat orange juice this till its just starting to warm through, add a little, tiny, bit of lemon juice.  Puree half the strawberries, strain and add this to the orange juice and leave it on the stove till it’s all warmed through.  With the rest of the strawberries, chop them roughly and just throw them in the mixture.  When it’s warm, not *HOT* just pour it over whatever dessert your having.  It goes well with the crepes,…

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                • Shredded Beef Salad Recipe

                    INGREDIENTS 1 cup mild taco or picante sauce 3/4 cup Florida grapefruit juice 1/2 cup chopped green onion 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 pound cooked beef shredded (about 4 cups)* 2 Florida grapefruit, peeled and sectioned 1 avocado, halved pitted, peeled and sliced 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cut in thin strips 1/2 cup stuffed green olives Lettuce leaves PREPARATION Combine taco sauce, grapefruit juice, green onion and cumin. In a large bowl combine beef and 1 cup of the taco-grapefruit juice mixture. Cover; let marinate at least 1 hour. When ready to serve, arrange beef on lettuce leaves in…

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                  • Citrus Lake Trout Sweet and Sour Recipe

                      INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1/3 cup cider vinegar 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 6 gingersnaps, crushed 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 bay leaf 2 lemons, peeled and sliced 1 Hale grapefruit sectioned 1/3 cup seedless green grapes 1/3 cup sliced almonds 2 teaspoons light raisins 2 hot red peppers (optional) 2 Florida oranges, sliced 2 8 ounce portions boneless lake trout (or other boneless white fish) 1 large onion, sliced 2 sprigs parsley lettuce leaves PREPARATION In large saucepan combine water, vinegar, brown sugar, gingersnap crumbs, salt, lemon juice, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil and…

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                    • The Maiden Mary Recipe

                        INGREDIENTS 2 ½ cups Hale grapefruit juice 2 cups tomato juice 1 cup clam broth 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce Dash hot pepper sauce Ice cubes Green onions PREPARATION In a 2 quart pitcher combine Hale grapefruit juice, tomato juice, clam broth, Worcestershire and hot pepper sauce blend well.  Add ice cubes.  Garnish with whole green onions. YIELD:  4 servings.

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