blood orange


Definition of blood orange

: a cultivated sweet orange having fruit with usually red pulp also : its fruit

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Your favorite summer refresher gets a wintery twist with a splash of blood orange juice. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Blood Orange Spritz," 26 Nov. 2018 The extra-dark chocolate varieties include sea salt, blood orange and salted almond, as well as original (plain)., "Chocolate bars sweetened with stevia," 3 Apr. 2018 Ignite sells bottles that contain 1000 milligrams of CBD for just $65 in delicious flavors like blood orange, lavender, and my favorite, tropical fruit. Allure, "12 CBD Tinctures, Gummies, and Drinks That Help Calm Anxiety," 23 Oct. 2018 Ashley Anna Tuttle TJay Jones, Bonterra: Creamsicle Panna Cotta, with a blood orange gel, vanilla bean panna cotta and a basil coulis, topped with candied orange peel. Kathleen Purvis, charlotteobserver, "There's something special about the desserts at these 4 Charlotte restaurants. Do you know the secret? | Charlotte Observer," 25 Apr. 2018 However the desserts, the same on both visits, were exceptional, starting with blood orange sorbet with a marshmallow center and coated with paper-thin yellow and pink wafers flavored with lemon curd and hibiscus. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Why the restaurant Coi won’t be on this year’s Top 100 Restaurants list," 17 Apr. 2018 The bar does its own thing, too, with some cocktail classics, like a brandy Old Fashioned made with blood orange, or a fruity but balanced Manhattan goosed with apple schnapps. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "New Orleans meets supper club at Edgewater in Pewaukee," 17 Apr. 2018 Pineapple juice goes great with rum; citrusy things like blood orange are good when mixed with whiskey and soda water; vodka and gin love light, refreshing juices like lemon and lime. Marian Bull, GQ, "The Best Cocktail Mixers to Mix With All That Booze You're Putting Out at Your Party," 12 Apr. 2018 Food writer Martha Rose Shulman considers the wealth of blood oranges on her backyard tree, as well as what to do with them., "Dining at the Grove, drinking in the mountains," 24 Feb. 2018

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1806, in the meaning defined above

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