orange peel


Definition of orange peel

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

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Zest with a fragrant strip of orange peel, and then drop it in the glass to garnish. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "The Best Drink to Make After a Breakup (and Other Purposeful Cocktails)," 22 Oct. 2018 Rub outside of orange peel once around rim of glass, then twist to express oil of peel into drink, drop peel into glass and serve. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Thinking Cap Cocktail," 17 Aug. 2018 Season the duck cavity with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and pepper, add 1/3 of the prepared orange peel, and truss the duck by securing the legs, wings and neck skin to the body with kitchen twine. Daniel Neman, sacbee, "Main dishes? Fruit is not forbidden," 26 June 2018 In large bowl, whisk pumpkin, sugars, egg yolks, orange peel, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt until well combined. Ina Garten, Good Housekeeping, "Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits," 2 Oct. 2015 From the distillation of the component liquors to the flaming of an orange peel over a final drink, every step involves biology, chemistry, and physics (and sometimes fire). Jacqueline Detwiler, Popular Mechanics, "The Most Underappreciated Holiday Booze Comes from Brazil," 9 Dec. 2018 Fresh as Helles has floral notes that have been steeped in the oils of an orange peel, creating a flavor that reminds us of an orange chamomile tea with a bready finish. Fox News, "Best craft beers to drink right now," 3 May 2017 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

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First Known Use of orange peel

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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