Zesty Citrus Recipes

Add the refreshing taste of oranges and lemons to side dishes, entrees, desserts, and even wine and liqueur with SAVEUR magazine's 13 zesty citrus recipes.

Candied Orange Peels
Candied Orange Peels
California navels are preferred for this holiday treat.See the recipe for Candied Orange Peels »Christopher Hirsheimer
Orange and Radish Salad
Orange and Radish Salad
Fragrant orange flower water perfumes this delicate salad.Christopher Hirsheimer
Roast Duck with Orange Sauce
Roast Duck with Orange Sauce
This is our take on the classic duck a l'orange.
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Tom Montgomery
Lemon and Coriander Marinated Olives
Lemon and Coriander Marinated Olives
Chunks of lemon and cracked coriander seeds lend a bright flavor to these earthy olives. See the recipe for Lemon and Coriander Marinated Olives »André Baranowski
Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze
Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze
Oranges, with their clean, acidic spark, are an excellent foil for the ham's rich taste.
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Christopher Hirsheimer
Confit of Oranges Filled with Orange Sorbet
Confit of Oranges Filled with Orange Sorbet
While visiting New York City's Gramercy Tavern, pastry chef Claudia Fleming garnished this dessert with the cinnamon stick and star anise used to poach the oranges; she also drizzles the plate with a bit of creme fraiche. See this RecipeChristopher Hirsheimer
Lemon Tart
Lemon Tart
This scrumptious French dessert is the perfect blend of tart and sweet.
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Christopher Hirsheimer
Pumpkin-Walnut Cake with Candied Oranges
Pumpkin-Walnut Cake with Candied Oranges
So-called sugar or cheese pumpkins work better for this cake than the "jack-o'-lantern" kind.
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Christopher Hirsheimer
Shaker Lemon Pie
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Shakers, descendants of an 18th-century Christian ascetic movement, believe that when you eat, you should "shaker your plate"—finish every last crumb. That's easy to do when you're having a slice of this sweet-tart, sunny pie—a specialty of the Ohio branch of the Shaker community—with its flaky, buttery crust and marmalade-like citrus filling. See the recipe for Shaker Lemon PieAndre Baranowski
Orange-and-Coffee-Flavored Rum Liqueur
Orange-and-Coffee-Flavored Rum Liqueur
Also called The 44 Cordial, this cocktail is concocted using 44 coffee beans, 44 tsp. of sugar and steeped for 44 days.
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André Baranowski
Bitter Cream and Orange Biscuits
Bitter Cream and Orange Biscuits
This recipe comes from the cookbook 80 Recettes de Biscuits. See this RecipeAndré Baranowski
Roasted Orange Tart
Roasted Orange Tart
To make the oranges soft and marmalade-like, we roasted them separately, then laid them into the crisp crust.
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Christopher Hirsheimer
Orange Wine
Orange Wine
Citrus growers near Nice make this delicious potion.
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Christopher Hirsheimer