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. Here, eight ways to cook with them.
1. Salad. 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.
2. Punch. To use up lots of oranges at once, make a cinnamon-spiced citrus punch.
3. Syrup. 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.
4. Marmalade. Turn extra oranges into marmalade. Here, oranges and lemons make a sweet-tart version.
A storm will continue to unleash heavy rain, gusty winds and mountain snow across Northern California into Tuesday.
The risk for severe thunderstorms will ramp up across the Ohio Valley states and lower Great Lakes region to end the week.
Several storm systems will bring rounds of gusty winds and rain to Germany this week.
Blustery showers and strong wind gusts will lead to difficult travel at times this week.
Heavy snow and gusty winds may unfold as a strong storm system sweeps colder air across the central United States late this week.
Tropical Cyclone Alfred will threaten coastal communities around the Gulf of Carpentaria with flooding downpours through early this week.
A stormy weather pattern unfolding across Europe this week will lead to showers and gusty winds sweeping into Germany on a daily basis.
Heavy rain, mountain snow and gusty winds will pound the northwestern United States early this week, with the most significant impacts targeting Northern California.