Eight Ways to Use Oranges

Eight Ways to Use Oranges
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Eight Ways to Use Oranges

Here are eight ways to cook with oranges.

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Oranges are fantastic in winter salads. For a Moroccan version, toss them with carrots, dates and a spiced dressing. Go Latin with avocado, jicama and cilantro salad. Or try a California take with fennel, mint and lemon-honey dressing.

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To use up lots of oranges at once, make a cinnamon-spiced citrus punch.

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Simmer equal parts of fresh orange juice, water and sugar until thick to make a syrup for adding to seltzer; or drizzle the mixture over pancakes, as chef April Bloomfield does.

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Turn extra oranges into marmalade. Here, oranges and lemons make a sweet-tart version.

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Orange Beef

Make a less sticky-sweet version of the Chinese takeout classic.

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Chicken Marinade

Blend fresh orange juice with lemon juice, ancho chile and lots of garlic to make a Yucatán-style marinade for whole roast chicken.

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Broil brown sugar–and–marmalade topped orange slices until they're caramelized, and serve topped with crème fraîche.

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Simple Dessert

Drizzle oranges with honey as an easy two-ingredient dessert. Or infuse that honey with rosemary, as writer Tamar Adler does.

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By Kristin Donnelly

Oranges are a traditional holiday food gift, and they're certainly a wonderful bit of sunshine for anyone heading into the coldest part of the year.

Check out the slideshow above for eight ways to use oranges.

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