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

California navels are preferred for this holiday treat.See the recipe for Candied Orange Peels »

Orange and Radish Salad

Fragrant orange flower water perfumes this delicate salad.
Roast Duck with Orange Sauce
This is our take on the classic duck a l’orange. See this Recipe

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 »

Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze

Oranges, with their clean, acidic spark, are an excellent foil for the ham’s rich taste. Get the recipe for Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze »

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 Recipe

Lemon Tart

This scrumptious French dessert is the perfect blend of tart and sweet.
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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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Shaker Lemon Pie

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. Get the recipe for Shaker Lemon Pie »

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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Bitter Cream and Orange Biscuits

This recipe comes from the cookbook 80 Recettes de Biscuits. See this Recipe

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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Orange Wine

Citrus growers near Nice make this delicious potion.
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