Off The Counter: Blood Oranges

This week's Off The Counter features a seasonal obsession of mine, the blood orange.  Each year, about this time, the burgundy blushed rinds of this citrus wonder begin filling the produce shelves.    I recently used them in this salad.   The crimson fruit makes an absolutely beautiful dish.  Take a look:

The night I prepared the blood orange salad I also served a bowl of arugula, roasted pine nuts and shredded parmesan cheese.   The two salads tasted wonderful together, and  accompanied by a few glasses of wine, my husband's and my dinner was tasty, pretty and healthy. Our children still refuse to eat salads and we still refuse to serve them wine...

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