Let the bloodletting begin

We look forward to February and March when the blood oranges reappear in the produce section. That means it’s time for blood orange-red hibiscus granita — a little taste of the tropics before the start of spring.


Blood oranges laid open.
Blood oranges laid open and ready for juicing.
Measure of blood
Measure of blood orange juice from fruits.
The bloody aftermath.
After the squeezing and before the scraping.
Ready to eat
Red hibiscus-blood orange granita ready to eat.