On the left, the mysterious Buddha Hand, used primarily in cordials and medicine

As promised in January 5’s Seasonal Pantry, here are photos of the DeSantis Farm citrus available at the Santa Rosa farmers market on both Wednesdays and Saturdays, along with links to many of my favorite citrus-based recipes from the Seasonal Pantry Archives.

Tiny Calamondini have sour flesh and edible sweet skin

Texas lemons are big and sour, perfect for jam and marmalade

Do you have a favorite way to enjoy citrus, especially rare or uncommon citrus? Please share it here.

The best way to get to know unfamiliar fruits is to taste, taste, taste and then let your palate and imagination guide you

Citrus Salad

Spaghetti with Clams & Lemon

Bulghur Wheat Salad with Parsley & Lemon

Heloise Frost’s Breakfast Marmalade

David Lebovitz’s Seville Orange Marmalade

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Cara Cara Oranges with Olive Oil, Black Pepper & Maldon Sea Salt, with several variations

Cara Cara Oranges, Fennel & Onions, with Pecorino, Speck, Olive Oil & Fennel Pollen

Orange, Pomegranate & Arugula Salad with Bellwether Carmody

Frisee with Grapefruit, Avocado & Crab

The highly coveted Seville Orange, one of the best fruits for marmalade

Dungeness Crab with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Sweet limes are remarkably smooth, with none of the pucker-effect of more acidic citrus

Crab Cakes with Fresh Lime Juice