blood orange


Definition of blood orange

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

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The flagship, Two Pitchers Radler is made with grapefruit and blood orange, but there are several others to choose from, including Snake Bite Apple Cider Shandy with cranberry. Jay R. Brooks, The Mercury News, "The West Coast’s new radlers and shandys," 7 Aug. 2019 Curl Queen products include Curl Definition Gelee ($22), Royal Oil ($36), Beyond Moisture ($24) and Curl Revitalize ($19), scented with fig, blood orange and grapefruit essential oils. Lindsay Weinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "Alicia Keys' Hairstylist Nai'vasha Johnson Launches Haircare Brand Curl Queen," 7 Sep. 2019 From blood orange mousse at Amorette’s Patisserie to the Florida avocado-laden poke tower at Splitsville and well beyond, guests will have myriad fresh flavors to enjoy. Amy Drew Thompson,, "Disney Springs’ Flavors of Florida: an all-new foodie experience," 11 June 2019 But the best brew on this visit was Bloody Scream (5%), a blood orange cream ale that Clancey said became the top seller when it was tapped several months ago. Brian Manzullo, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan's Upper Peninsula: The top 7 breweries you must visit," 24 July 2019 Broken Theories from Kerosene out of Marysville, Michigan, can wrap you in notes of blood orange, tobacco, spices, vanilla beans, sandalwood, oud and incense. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, "This perfume store only sells scents made in America. And it's right here in Louisville," 8 July 2019 Don’t miss out on sangria de naranja sanguina with blood oranges, tequila, cava and lime cordial, or the Basque mule, with vodka, patxaran (a Basque liqueur), ginger beer and lime. Grace Wong,, "Dirty Root brings customizable, nutrient-dense bowls to West Loop, plus more restaurant news," 21 June 2019 Slices of blood orange give this layered dessert extra visual panache. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Got a fork and a freezer? Here are 6 recipes for granita, summer’s simplest refresher.," 8 June 2019 There are lots of animals (mostly his own) and bright colors, but he's kept the palette narrowed by and large to tropical fruits, from pale lemon to blood orange, persimmon and pomegranate, with touches of Caribbean blue. Beth Dunlop, ELLE Decor, "For the Fun of It," 8 Feb. 2010

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1806, in the meaning defined above

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