Re: [gardeners] Re: Kumquats

Margaret Lauterbach (
Sat, 17 Oct 1998 06:58:17 -0600

At 08:05 AM 10/16/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Well, they're really tart and probably an acquired taste but my wife and
>I like them and both children are fond of them. My Dad had a big kumquat
>bush when I was a kid and even when my mid-thirties kids were young. He
>addicted us to them and we just stand at the tree and eat them. They
>also make an excellent marmalade.
Sunset magazine published a recipe for a wonderful sweet/sour relish for
meat, as I recall, made of kumquats.  After seeding them I ground skin and
all (there's not much there besides skin) into the relish.  I'll see if I
can find it.  Margaret