This is a super simple drink, a lemonade made with meyer lemons and blood oranges, so don't wait grab them next time your in the store the season is short and sweet.
From Wikipedia - the Meyer lemon is native to China a cross between a true lemon and either a mandarin or common orange. It was introduced to the United States in 1908 by Frank Nicholas Meyer, who collected a sample of the plant on a trip to China. Blood oranges hail from Sicily and were once only served for Royalty their rich color stems from anthocyanin a potent antioxidant and are also a great source of vitamin C and potassium.
- juice of 3 meyer lemons
- juice of 2 blood oranges
- 3 tablespoons of sugar
- use a simple juicer to extract the juice of citrus fruits
- mix in desired sugar or sweetner and ice
- and enjoy :-)
here's a cool link from the LA Times - 100 things to do with Meyer Lemons - stay tuned for lemon curd, I made that last week, so good
and another link for great recipes for blood oranges from NPR
So who else is enjoying citrus season as much as me :-)