orange peel


Definition of orange peel 

: a rough surface (as on porcelain) like that of an orange

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The Kuni-Yo adds the Mexican pineapple drink tepache to a classic mimosa ($13) while the National Prize blends vodka, Baileys, espresso and orange peel ($14). Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "Warm up with these 16 winter brunches in Chicago," 18 Jan. 2018 When one of the women tossed an orange peel into the river or another dumped her clothes-washing water, was this a natural relationship with the river or the start of pollution? Brian Seibert, New York Times, "Review: A Boat Ride in the Bronx With Ancestral Spirits," 25 June 2018 Twist the orange peel directly over the drink before dropping it in. Sonia Rao,, "Summer cocktail recipes to expand your happy hour horizons," 29 June 2018 An old fashioned couldn't be more simple or perfect: whiskey, Angostura bitters, dissolved sugar and a bit of orange peel as garnish. Jeffrey Lee Puckett, The Courier-Journal, "10 fun (and weird) facts about Louisville you probably didn't know," 18 June 2018 Never with Cointreau but shaken with a thick orange peel instead. George Mccalman, San Francisco Chronicle, "The Bay Area’s female bartenders speak on their industry," 25 May 2018 Beloved in Italy, the drink features Aperol, a bittersweet, orange-flavored apertif that’s the color of sunrise, topped off with sparkling wine and soda water, then garnished with a fresh orange peel. Jesse Schwartz,, "Why do Bloody Marys and mimosas get to rule brunch?," 19 Mar. 2018 Prism is a featherlight, essence-like elixir, made with all-natural fruit acids (malic acid from apple, salicylic acid from willow bark, glycolic acid from bilberry, vitamin C from kakadu plum, and orange peel) to gently exfoliate the skin. Sarah Kinonen, Allure, "Herbivore Botanicals' New Prism Exfoliating Glow Potion Is the Prettiest Serum of the Summer," 12 July 2018 These organic sheet masks out of California use Vitamin C from pomegranate and orange peels to even out, lift and revitalize the skin. Ula Primrose & Immortelle Serum ($40 at Olivia Hall, The Seattle Times, "Overstressed? 15 wellness trends to help you relax," 3 July 2018

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circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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