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Oranges are orange-colored fist-sized citrus fruits. Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with oranges as an ingredient. Questions about dishes which include oranges, but are not focused on oranges, should not use this tag.

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Baking or Cooking - why orange and not other sweet citrus fruit?

In most of the recipes that have any sweet citrus flavoring, it is usually Orange (zest and juice). In fact I've hardly seen a recipe that uses a substitute like mandarin, grapefruit, etc. Is there a ...
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What are the pips and skin of an orange?

When the orange is soft and cold, cut in half and remove any pips. Process the whole orange, including the skin, until medium chunky From: ...
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Do I need to freeze this puree and syrup?

Related questions: What causes a cake to sink in the center? and How can I get the maximum flavor from orange peels? I ended up simmering the zest of 6 oranges (peeled with a vegetable peeler, so ...
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How can I get the maximum flavor from orange peels?

At first glance this question might look like a duplicate of this one: How can I intensify the orange flavour in orange cake? it isn't. I'm making this cake for the second time:Orange Olive Oil Cake ...
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Are these vestigial seeds in a “seedless” orange?

Two recent organic navel oranges had a lot of these 2-x-head-of-a-pin sized seed-like things. Each orange had maybe 25 of them clinging to the very center membrane in the orange. I allowed them to dry ...
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How can I preserve an orange (peel) for as long as possible?

Not really cooking-related, but I thought I might ask here anyway. I got some signatures on an orange, and want to preserve them for as long as possible. Should I peel the orange? Freeze it? I heard ...
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Cooking oranges to put in a cake

I found some recipes like this one for orange cake where the oranges are cooked in whole for 45 minutes up to two hours before they get pureed. What does cooking oranges do to them - does it remove ...
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How can I tell when the wax has been removed from citrus fruit?

This evening I tried different ways (taken from other cooking forums) of removing the wax coating from lemons. Pouring boiling water over In a bowl with (initially) boiling water for five minutes ...
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How to substitute oranges in a mango mousse recipe?

I'm looking for a recipe for orange mousse without eggs, but hopefully with gelatine. I've tried to search for some recipes on google but didn't really find anything too good. I have a very delicious ...
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Seville oranges for marmalade - how important is freshness?

We're currently (in January) in the brief season for seville oranges which means it's marmalade making time. I acquired some sevilles as soon as they appeared in the shops here a week ago. However ...
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How to preserve home made orange juice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep fresh-squeezed fruit juice? I love orange juice and I make it using blender. Yesterday I made juice of around 50 oranges. At the end of the day I still had ...
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Orange sauce for goose

I've been to this wonderful Chinese place where they served goose in orange sauce/gravy. I've been looking for a recipe for it all over the Internet, but everything I found looked pretty far from it. ...
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Can you make orange juice with a blender?

I have a box full of clementines. Can I make orange juice in a blender?
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Clementine ice cream

I made this clementine cake a while back, and very much appreciated the fact that it uses the entire fruit. I found a good deal on clementines today, and was thinking of trying to do something similar ...
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How to serve oranges so it is easy for guests to enjoy them?

Usually I just cut them into 6 pieces (see image), but it's kind of messy to eat them this way. Is there a better way?
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What's an easy to use juicer that juices oranges as well as other fruit?

I would like to buy a juicer for making fruit juice, including orange juice. But the juicers that I've seen fall into one of two categories: Work for all fruits, but you have to peel oranges. Work ...
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How well do frozen oranges peel after frozen?

I was wondering if freezing an orange would make it easier to peal and remove most/all the pith. I want to make an orange smoothie, so having it frozen would be a good thing, but I have no idea if it ...
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Is there a use for the rind after making Citrus Sugar?

I have made Citrus Sugar and am now separating the lemon (and/or orange) rind from the sugar. Now I am wondering is there any use for the leftover citrus rind?
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How can I make orange caramel sauce?

I'm planning to make a chocolate orange cake and fancied making an orange caramel sauce to go with it. My plan is to make a caramel sauce by heating up butter and sugar in a pan , stirring all the ...
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How much juice can you get from an orange?

I wanted to make fresh orange juice using a squeezer and wanted to know how many oranges it takes to make an 8oz glass of juice?
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What's the black thing at the bottom of navel oranges?

Sometimes I'll cut into a navel orange and notice something black inside which originates at the bottom of the orange, where the navel is. What is it? I have seen it get pretty far into the fruit ...
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Why do fresh mandarin oranges get very bitter when baked?

Why do fresh mandarin oranges get very bitter when baked? What compound in mandarin oranges turns bitter when heated?
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How can I add a strong orange flavor to my dishes?

I love the taste of oranges, and I'm looking for ways to introduce that flavor into some of my cooking. I've tried adding orange juice and pieces of orange when frying or baking, but I find that ...