TIP OF THE DAY: Save Citrus Peels

[1] Citrus peels can garnish both sweet and savory citrus drinks (both photos courtesy The Skylark | NYC). [2] Tricolor olive Martini garnish.   We were peeling blood oranges yesterday when we remembered this cocktail garnish (photo #1) from The Skylark, a cocktail lounge in Midtown Manhattan with panoramic views of the city. Save the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Save Those Orange Peels

Don’t toss the peel! Photo courtesy IdaLovesGreen.com.   Some people prefer a banana, others an apple. Our go-to hand fruit is a bright, juicy orange. We eat enough of them to engender the question of how to repurpose the peel. Beyond zesting and making candied orange peel, we published a piece on what to do…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Orange Peel

As a follow up to yesterday’s tip on uses for food scraps, here are some tips to use orange peel after you’ve juiced or eaten the flesh. They are adapted from an original article by Katie Waldeck on Care2.com. CLEANING 1. Remove Water Stains. The oils in orange peels naturally remove stains on metal fixtures.…
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