Prep time: 30 min, plus 2 hour soaking time
Cook time: Up to 2 hours
Total time: About 4 1/2 hours
Yield: 2 quarts
Sephardim enjoy nothing more than a saucer of ambrosial citrus preserves, chased with a demitasse of strong, black coffee. In the candying process, pink grapefruits turn dark amber in color; white grapefruits become golden.
Michael Ruhlman, author of Egg, writes: “In the kitchen, the egg is ultimately neither ingredient nor finished dish, but rather a singularity with a thousand ends.”