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what to do with sour grapefruits

I´ve been given a bag of huge- and as it turns out, really tart grapefruits.
Any ideas?

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  1. Maybe you can make a marinade out of them, like people do with sour oranges. You can find a lot of recipes for sour orange marinade on Google. You use it for meat.

    1. You could macerate them. Peel, slice, and sprinkle with sugar. Check it out on epicurious.com

        1. Make marmalade. You don't have to can it, just put in jars in the fridge.

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          1. re: odkaty

            How do I locate your recipe help our tree is chock full of sour grapefruit

            1. re: LaPaloma

              This previous thread has great ideas and some helpful links to even more recipes:

            1. Mojo, or a marinade for ceviche, or escabeche.

                1. May be strange, but I have always liked a dash of salt on my sour grapefruits

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                  1. re: pumpkinspice

                    Not strange at all ! The second you sprinkle a little salt on a bitter grapefruit it is a nice grapefruit again.

                  2. ETA: Dagnabbit - this is an old thread and I didn't check as I usually do! Oh well - a few new ideas are added.

                    A throwback to the 1960s - broil it with some cinnamon and sugar.

                    Smitten Kitchen has a Grapefruit Yogurt Cake:


                    Or Honey-Yogurt Grapefruit Scones?


                    1. I would juice them and add sugar/sweetener. You can freeze the juice.

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                      1. you could make these:


                        i'll send you my address for shipping ;)))))

                        1. The Alton Brown Grapefruit Brûlée is one of my absolute favourites...

                          You need a blowtorch, but it is worth it.