Good Eats: What Is a Pomelo?

The pomelo just seems...intimidating. We've never been so daring as to haul home one of these basketball-sized (OK, Nerf-basketball-sized) citrus fruits. What would we do with that five-pound ball of pith and rind if we didn't like i? Well, good thing that Serious Eats takes it on, because now we realize we've been missing something good. The Grocery Ninja tells us all about the citrus fruit called pomelo - including what it tastes like and how to pick a good one. We have it on our list now.

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Amanda Hesser Is Indeed Leaving the New York Times - Serious Eats has an interview with all the details direct from her.

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.