What Are Some Great Recipes That Feature Grapefruit?

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Q: A friend of mine put together a cooking club last fall. We meet once per month at a different person's apartment each time. The host picks a key ingredient and everyone needs to base their dish around that ingredient. Past themes have been winter squash, apples, beets and beer.

The ingredient for May is citrus. I want to do something fun with grapefruit as that seems an often neglected fruit once you go beyond salads. I was hoping you or some fellow readers might be able to share some great recipes featuring grapefruit.

Sent by Devon

Editor: Devon, we love the flavor of grapefruit too. Its slight bitter edge and sweet tartness are such a refreshing combination. Here are a few directions you could go.

Grapefruit Ginger Tea Bread
Arin's Grapefruit-Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream
Halibut with Grapefruit Beurre Blanc

Readers, what are your favorite (non-salad) grapefruit recipes?

Related: Winter Citrus: Cocktail Grapefruit

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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.

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