How to preserve vitamins — and citrus fruit

Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

At this time of year, everyone needs some vitamin C because everyone is on the edge of catching a cold or flu (everyone). 

Also at this time of year, there are lots of enticing citrus fruits at the grocery store. Clementine oranges (and the many new iterations of the clementine, such as Halos, Cuties and Satsumas) are abundant at every supermarket, and relatively inexpensive. This year’s crop, based on a completely limited and personal survey of available product, seems to be sweet and juicy. 

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