Oranges are a fruit that is readily available these days. On your next grocery run, treat yourself to some oranges.
Standard Shelf Life: Navel Oranges can be kept in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. If you like to keep them on that table as a centerpiece, they will last one week at room temperature.
Keep in Mind: Do not wash your oranges until you’re ready to eat. Water can promote the growth of mold on the peel.
What Variety of Orange should I pick? Pick based on the season:
- Spring- Navel Oranges
- Summer- Valencias
- Winter- Blood Oranges
How do you choose the perfect Orange at the grocery store?
- Choose the brighter color
- The heavier the better
- Firm is always good
Everyone loves an Orange Julius. Try this recipe from Gimme Some Oven: https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/fresh-orange-smoothie-orange-julius/
Looking for an extremely simple and delicious snack? Try this Orange Wonder Bar recipe from All Recipes: https://www.crazyforcrust.com/orange-dream-bars/
Need something new and fresh? Try Orange Salsa from All Recipes on your fish or chicken: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/223207/orange-salsa/
Did you know? Although, oranges are available year round, they hit their pinnacle of sweetness in winter. So buy your Oranges in December to savor the flavor.
Do you want to know more about Oranges? Check out Oranjoos’ link for more information.