Orange delight

April 25, 2009 at 10:21 am 2 comments


The Calgary Farmer’s Market has been bringing in a steady supply of blood oranges for awhile now. I love everything about them. You can see from the image above just how pretty they are. Perfect for bringing some vibrancy into the kitchen or dining room when they’re laid out in a bowl.  I’ve been eating them as a snack at home and doing my best to grate the red-tinged rinds to add to baking. My favorite is adding them to cranberry scones instead of lemon, and I’ve also used the grated orange rind in sugar cookies. I’ve also got a stash of citrus peel stored in the freezer – the blood orange season is a short one.


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  • 1. Rainy days « Nest and Sparkle  |  May 18, 2009 at 9:02 pm

    […] The first hour of the day was spent baking. I made my favorite scone recipe using blueberries and orange zest I had stored in the freezer. We enjoyed those along with fresh fruit and coffee. My parents dropped […]

  • 2. Kelly Brown  |  June 12, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    Hi, gr8 post thanks for posting. Information is useful!

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