Resembling a colorful celery stalk, this vegetable is most commonly used as a fruit and grows in two main varieties. Field-grown rhubarb has attractive dark red stalks and green leaves.
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This item was last sold on : 12/05/13
Murcott tangerines are available from mid-winter until early spring.
Murcott tangerines are a late maturing tangerine that are sometimes mislabeled as "honey" tangerines and "Smith" tangerines; they should not be confused with the "honey" variety and Smith is a secondary name referencing its breeder. The Murcott tangerine is the hybrid result from a citrus breeding program within The United States Department of Agriculture. The documentation of its exact parentage is limited.
The Murcott tangerine can be distinguished from other varieties by its pebbled peel that clings to its segmented flesh. It is not easy to peel and can bear small seeds in numerous amounts. Its golden orange skin is thin and fragrant and its flesh is bright orange, juicy and sweet. Because its flesh is laden with seeds, it is preferred as a juicing tangerine.
Murcott tangerines are used primarily for their juice because of their high seed content. Freeze juice into sorbets and granitas, blend with other citrus juices, or use in jams, curds and tarts. Add segments to salads and pair with duck, fennel, avocado, onion and olives. Use fresh chiles and herbs, goat cheeses, honey, ginger, young olive oils and dried spices such as cinnamon, oregano and saffron. Murcott tangerines will keep at room temperature but should be refrigerated for longer storage.
The Murcott tangerine's origins began in the early 1900's at a breeding nursery in Florida. Murcott tangerine trees were created from budwood by Charles Murcott Smith. Commercial production of the Murcott tangerine would occur on a large scale in the 1940's and continues to grow as an important tangerine variety in citrus growing regions of Florida and California. Murcott tangerine trees are cold hardy though not frost resistant. When trees bear heavy crops in one season, they often do not bear fruit the following year.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Counterpoint||San Diego CA||(619) 564-6722|
|Vertex||San Diego CA||858-404-6612|
|J six||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Hotel Del Coronado Banquets||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Bistro West Bar||Carlsbad CA||760-431-9190|
|Blue Water Seafood Market and Grill||San Diego CA||619-497-0914|
|Fresco Pizza & Grill||San Diego CA||858-538-3333|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 ex 4|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Zel's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-0076|
|La Costa Resort & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Bertrand at Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Harney Sushi Old Town||San Diego CA||619-295-3272|
|Brockton Villa Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-454-7393|
|Prepkitchen Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-247-0394|
|Pacifica Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|Bali Hai Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-222-1181|
|Inn at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-381-8289|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|Prepkitchen La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-875-7737|
|Prepkitchen Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-7737|
Recipes that include Murcott Tangerines. One is easiest, three is harder.
|SpicySaltySweet||Murcott Olive Oil Ice Cream|
|Food 52||Fennel, Avocado, and Tangerine Salad|
|Cook Almost Anything||Duck, Murcott, and Arugula Salad|
|Kim Sunee||Tangerine Granita and Vanilla Marscarpone|
|Cook Almost Anything||Honey Murcott Mandarin Sorbet|
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Hillcrest Farmers Market
Near San Diego, California, United States
About 232 days ago, 4/21/13
Spotter's comments : Sweet tree farms has murcott tangerines. They are certified organic.
Whole Foods Market
Near Lake Grove, New York, United States
About 247 days ago, 4/06/13