Author: Seville Oranges

Marmalade Quick Bread

By Julia, What Julia Ate. When March rolls around and buttermilk goes on sale I always get it. I bake a lot with yogurt, because I always have it on hand for so many uses. I’ve really got to start making my own. Buttermilk is a little less useful in my household. I hate that I can’t drink it straight, for example, but I think some people can or do. Which is repulsive, personally. It’s also somewhat expensive, comparatively. But I do love baking with it. So, I’ve been fiddling around with a few recipes and also keeping in...

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Kumquat Marmalade with Orange-Pecan English Muffin Bread

By Lori Lange. We acquired some new toys recently… a foosball table, a ping pong table and a dart board.  And this means that our place has become the new “hang-out” for the boys in the neighborhood (and also the men who want to come over in the evening, smoke cigars & play boy games).  What does this have to do with kumquats?  Well, nothing at all, really.  But we did host a manly sort of Happy Hour last week, where we broke in all of the new toys and shared appetizers with friends.  One of my friends brought me the most beautiful basket of kumquats from...

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Dorie’s Marmalade Loaf Cake

If you have an open mind, marmalade can be one of the most versatile pantry staples. On the savory side, it garnishes root vegetable soup (it’s terrific with celeriac) and glazes roast chicken. On the sweet side, it makes a swell ingredient in stuffed crepes and cakes. Oh, I can make, and do make, fussy frosted layer cakes, and luscious glazed cakes turned out of tube pans. But I greatly prefer my repertoire of what I call “amiable cakes,” simple loaves of pound cake or fruited cakes in nine-inch rounds. All summer long, seasonal fruit becomes enveloped in the...

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Canada: Mad for Marmalade, Crazy for Citrus!

Sat, February 18, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Blvd (Toronto): 10th and final edition of the sensationally popular collaboration between the Culinary Historians of Canada and Fort York. Toronto’s most orange-tastic Saturday of the year includes marmalade-related talks, demonstrations and workshops, a preserving and baking competition, a marketplace and (of course!) a citrus-themed lunch. Admission: Early-bird tickets ($65 plus tax) are available until February 6. $75 plus tax afterwards. Pre-registration is required at 416-392-7484. Presenters Joel MacCharles, author of Batch Camilla Wynne, founder of Preservation Society and author of Preservation  Society Home...

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