Entries Tagged as 'orange'

Cool Tool: Apostrophe Orange Peeler

February 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Citrus, Tool

Cool Tool is an ongoing series where I highlight crazy stuff related to fruit. You can see more over here. Today we have an entry in the “You-paid-how-much-for-ANOTHER-tool-for-cutting-fruit?” category. You could keep using the $1 version but of course all your friends will be judging you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Apostrophe Orange Peeler […]

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Bergamot Orange

January 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Citrus, orange

I finally got my hands on a bergamot orange this week and I have been scheming about what I’m going to do with the luscious rind. Heidi from 101 Cookbooks just happened to post a recipe for gorgeous citrus salts a few days ago, which are a definite possibility. But I am thinking I want […]

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Mango Orange | Vaniglia Sanguigno

January 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Citrus, Mango, orange

I realized this weekend that I do not have even one mango reviewed on this website. I was truly puzzled by this discovery because I would list the mango as one of my very favorite fruit of all time. It was the first “exotic” fruit introduced to me by my grandmother when I was five […]

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Clementine Cuties + the sweetest Christmas poem you’ll read this year

December 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, orange

I have mentioned this briefly before, but when I was a little girl Santa always brought a nice plump orange to fill the toe of my stocking. Since then, I have heard repeatedly that people receive a clementine and when I saw these Cuties at the store, I had to pick them up. Even though […]

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Sky Valley Heirloom Navel Orange

March 24th, 2010 · 12 Comments · Citrus, orange

If you think I haven’t been posting enough lately and that I have lost my love of fruit (you are wrong) and…this is the fruit for you! As I mentioned when I talked about the ever-so-lovely Shasta Tangerine, March fruit just isn’t inspiring me. So please don’t dismay, I haven’t abandoned the blog, but it […]

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10 Ways to Cook with a Tangerine

February 27th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, Maven, orange, recipe, tangelo, Tangerine

I am seriously in love with tangerines. I know they are all actually mandarins, but for some reason using that word seems pretentious to me, somewhat akin to¬†appositely using the word “apposite” in a sentence outside of language arts class. Anyway, I grew up calling them all tangerines and so it will be. As it […]

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Page Tangerine (Mandarin)

January 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, Tangerine

If you pile on the ridiculous, over-the-top, excessive, extraneous, magniloquent use of adjectives when you are excited about something, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Standard tangerine looks – orange skin, orange flesh, no seeds. AROMA Rating: Strong, lovely and sweet tangerine. TEXTURE Rating: Amazingly soft, running all over my shirt dripping […]

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Satsuma

January 22nd, 2010 · 9 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, orange

If you are the kind of person always trying to get your latte foam to look like a heart or a monkey or whatever, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Squatty orange fruit with loose, slightly bumpy skin, bright orange flesh and no seeds. AROMA Rating: Sweet and fresh tangerine scent with […]

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Cara Cara Navel Orange

January 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Citrus, orange

If you like to use catchy catch phrases like “Fruit Maven is the new black“, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Regular looking orange skin, regular orange size, pinkish salmon colored flesh (not quite as pink as a ruby red grapefruit, but close) with very few little tiny seeds. AROMA Rating: Clean, […]

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Rangpur Lime

January 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Citrus, Lemon, Lime, mandarin

If your favorite part of Scooby Doo was when the villain would be unmasked to be the kooky neighbor lady, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Looks identical to a tangerine – inside and out. AROMA Rating: Strong, floral and perfumy lime fragrance. Almost as complicated as the Kaffir lime. TEXTURE Rating: […]

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