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  • Sumo Citrus

    When is Sumo Citrus in Season?

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information

    Maybe you’ve seen them in the grocery store when you went to buy citrus, maybe you’ve seen them among the fresh citrus offerings on our website…maybe you’ve already tried them and are sold! It’s understandable, Pittman & Davis Sumo Citrus® is the citrus gift that’s been taking our website by storm this season. What is Sumo Citrus® Fruit? This orange citrus fruit is easy to spot – it’s as big as a softball, with a bumpy rind and a distinctive topknot like those worn by Japanese sumo wrestlers (from which the fruit gets its name). A hybrid of a satsuma,…

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  • Pittman & Davis Sumo Citrus® Burrata Salad

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    Have you fallen in love with Sumo Citrus® yet, the satsuma/mandarin/orange hybrid that’s taking the citrus world by storm? Rich, tangy, and sweet, fresh Sumo slices, juice and zest add a citrusy kick to homemade vinaigrette and creamy, buttery burrata for a salad that’s out of this world. Ingredients: 3 Pittman & Davis Sumo Citrus®, peeled and cut into ½” slices ½ Tsp. Pittman & Davis Sumo Citrus® zest 2 Tbsp. Pittman & Davis Sumo Citrus® juice 2 Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar 1½ tsp. maple syrup ⅓ c. Gustare Vita olive oil 4½ c. arugula, divided 4 oz. radicchio leaves,…

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  • Meet Your Citrus Crush this Winter!

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information

    If you’ve recently been in the produce section of your local grocery store looking to buy citrus for yourself and/or your family, you may have noticed a weird-looking, oversized fruit with a bumpy orange rind and an unusual sort of topknot at the stem end that you’ve never seen before. That is what’s known as a Sumo Citrus®, and if you’ve steered clear of them up to now, we’re here to tell you you’re missing out! Why You Should Give Pittman & Davis Sumo Citrus® a Try Not that we can blame you…from what we’ve seen, the Sumo Citrus® in…

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  • How to Cut Citrus

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    What’s a sure way to brighten up winter? With citrus! If gray, cold winter days are getting to you, take heart – from the short-season Honeybell to the tried-and-true Navel Orange, some of the best and brightest citrus fruits experience their peak season during the winter months. This is why sending a citrus gift basket has become synonymous with the holidays! If you’ve received a delightful orange gift basket from Pittman & Davis and are worried that there’s more fruit in there than you can eat, take heart – while enjoying Tangerines, juicy oranges, Sugar Belles, and Rio™ Ruby Red…

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  • Immune-boosting Citrus Smoothie

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    The bad thing about winter? Cold season. The good thing? Citrus season! This delicious, one-serving smoothie is perfect for giving your immune system the boost it needs to fight off winter sicknesses – and it looks pretty, too! Sweeten with honey if desired, and top with chia seeds for an extra boost of nutrition. Ingredient: 1 Pittman & Davis Cara Cara Navel Orange OR 1 Pittman & Davis Ruby Red Grapefruit, peeled and segmented 1 c. mango chunks, frozen Juice of 1 lemon ½ tsp. turmeric, ground ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper, ground ¾ c. orange juice, fresh squeezed 2 tsp.…

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  • How Do Citrus Produce Electricity?

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information

    Remember that potato battery experiment you did in school when you were a kid? That also works with citrus fruit! It’s true – apart from tasting great, juicy oranges, fresh limes, and tart lemons can also serve as power sources in a pinch. It may not be the most efficient – or desirable – way to use up your sweet oranges, but if you’re out of batteries and the power goes out, you may just be able to use your gifts of fruit to illuminate an LED bulb! Why Do Citrus Fruits Produce Electricity? Grapefruit, oranges, limes and other citrus…

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  • Best Citrus Fruits for Weight Loss

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    When you send your loved ones a citrus gift box, you’re not just sending deliciousness – you’re sending health as well! Fruit is an essential part of a healthy diet. The USDA recommends that adults consume two servings of fruit per day, while the American Heart Association recommends 4-5 servings. But did you know fruit can help you lose weight, too? Fruit and Weight Loss Let’s be clear…the formula for weight loss is pretty simple (even if losing weight isn’t always that simple: calories out (burned) must exceed calories consumed (eaten). Simply eating fruit is not the key to weight…

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  • Pittman & Davis Honeybell Orange Tart with Chocolate-Spiced Citrus Meringue

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    Here’s a nice change from lemon meringue pie! The honey-sweetness of the Pittman & Davis Honeybells is set off beautiful by a hint or warming spiced chocolate for decadent dessert that’s light and refreshing. Ingredients: Filling: 4 egg yolks 12 oz. condensed milk, sweetened 4 oz. fresh-squeezed Pittman & Davis Honeybells 1 vanilla bean, seeds removed 1 (9-inch) pre-baked pie shell or 4 (3-inch) pie shells Meringue: ½ c. egg whites 7 oz. granulated sugar 1 oz. cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice 1 pinch hot chili flakes Directions: Preheat oven to 325° Whip egg yolks until thickened. Add condensed…

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  • Pittman & Davis Soy Sauce & Citrus Marinated Chicken Recipe

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    Pomelo packs a punch in this Soy Sauce and Citrus Marinated Chicken. But not an overpowering one – sweeter and milder than grapefruit, you’ll want to dip your fork into the tasty sauce again and again. Not just for chicken – the citrusy sauce also works well with pork! Ingredients: Chicken:  4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 (2″) piece fresh ginger, crushed 1 cup mixed fresh Pittman & Davis citrus juice ½ cup soy sauce 1/3 cup distilled white vinegar ¼ cup sugar 1 (3½–4 lbs.) whole chicken, halved, backbone removed Kosher salt Dipping sauce and assembly: 1 lemongrass stalk, top third removed…

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  • How to Make Preserves With Your Citrus

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    Can you ever have “too much” citrus? Maybe someone thoughtfully subscribed you to a citrus club and this month you have more than you can eat. Or maybe it’s Texas citrus season and you’re tempted to pile up on those fragrant, delicious-looking and colorful fruits. Perhaps you decided to try your hand at growing your own fruit from a citrus rootstock. Regardless, we don’t believe you can ever have too much citrus! Apart from the easy ways for storing citrus, the excess can be turned into tasty, homemade preserves that make personal, impressive gifts! Almost every entry on the citrus…

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