October 24, 2016

We found the perfect sweet treat for this upcoming winter! Brown-Sugar Spiced Grapefruit is not only delicious but super easy to make.

Next time you go to your local grocery store make sure you ask them for Tropic Moon Texas Rio Star Grapefruit so you can try out this r...

May 11, 2016

Makes 1 serving

 

Ingredients:

  • 13 ounces freshly squeezed Texas Rio Star Grapefruit juice 10 ounces of sugar

  • 18 ounces of heavy cream

  • 8 ounces egg yolk

  • Sugar for caramelizing

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 275° F

  • In a medium saucepan, heat grapef...

September 2, 2014

How to pick a grapefruit

  • Look for a Texas Sticker on the fruit

  • Choose a grapefruit with a red blushed skin that feels heavy for its size. Heavy fruit means lots of juice “Tropical Beauty Marks” or blemishes are caused by gentle breezes and don’t affect the fru...

July 2, 2014

Makes about 2 cups.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 Texas Red Grapefruit, peeled, sectioned and chopped

  • 1 large Texas Orange, peeled, sectioned and chopped

  • 1 medium tomato

  • 1 cup diced green, red, and yellow bell pepper (use a mixture of all three peppers for best colo...

June 25, 2014

In April we were invited to attend a luncheon and visit Brookshire Grocery Stores in Tyler, Texas. We got the opportunity to tour two of their stores and visit with their coporate office and buyers. It was very exciting an interesting to see our citrus displayed in bot...

June 24, 2014

Ingredients:

  • 2 Rio Star Grapefruit, sectioned

  • 2 Texas Oranges, sectioned

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

 

Directions:

  • In a medium bowl, combine grapefruit, oranges, and pineapple. Transfer...

June 11, 2014

Learn how sweet, juicy Texas Rio Star grapefruit get from the grove to the grocery store to the table. Then discover fun ways to use Rio Star in the kitchen to make the most of grapefruit's vitamin C and other nutrients.

 

Video by TexaSweet.

June 10, 2014

Ingredients: 

FRUITY VARIANT:

  • ½ cup Texas Rio Star Grapefruit

  • ½ (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • ¼ cup crushed pineapple, well drained

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped dried apricots

  • ½ small banana, mashed

  • ½ teaspoons sugar

  • ¼ teaspoo...

May 15, 2014

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds rib-eye steak

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, pressed

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 4 ears fresh corn, husks removed

  • 1 (5-oz.) package fresh baby spinach

  • 2 ripe avocados, thi...

May 14, 2014

Ingredients:

  • 2 Texas Rio Star Grapefruit

  • 1 bowl Bakers dipping chocolate

  • Sweetened, shredded coconut

 

Directions:

  • Section Rio Star Grapefruit, and pat dry.

  • Heat dipping chocolate up in 30 second intervals until melted.

  • Spread chocolate on ha...

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