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  • How to Make Orange Marmalade
    How to Make Orange Marmalade
    There’s a reason why the brightest and most vibrant fruits such as citrus arrive during the winter season. It’s nature’s way of offering sunshine during the darkness of winter. Transforming the citrus harvest (ie. oranges, lemons...
  • Kumquats: sweet, tart bites of sunshine
    Kumquats: Sweet-tart fruit
    “Come here my little kumquat.” Rather than being a pet name, kumquats are diminutive fruit once thought to be of the citrus family, but were given their own classification – Fortunella – in 1915. Even with this fortuitous...
  • Snack of the Month: Wonderful Halos
    Snack of the Month: Wonderful Halos
    When it's cold outside one needs little reminders that winter is just a quick break from summer. Also, with this being flu season it can't hurt to have a snack that not only taste like sunshine but also packs a nice vitamin c punch.For...
  • Refreshing mandarins
    Refreshing mandarins: Light and airy orange whipped dessert
    If you’re looking for a dessert that is light, delicious and full of citrus goodness look no further. This dessert has a fluffy orange flavor that is slightly tangy and naturally sweet at the same time. A great treat any time of the year. It...
  • World Cup food from Brazil: Orange scented pot roast
    World Cup food from Brazil: Orange scented pot roast
    Editors Note: As the eyes of the world are focused on the World Cup and Brazil, maybe now would be a good time to look at some of the food of this soccer-crazed nation. One of South America's culinary capitals, the food of Brazil is as varied...
  • Let 'Em Eat Cake... Orange Cornmeal Pound Cake
    Let 'Em Eat Cake... Orange Cornmeal Pound Cake
    When it comes to international versions of pound cake, this beautiful version from Panama may very well be the best. It has all the richness you'd expect from a pound cake, yet the crumb (texture) is highlighted by cornmeal and the taste and...
  • Most popular types of oranges: Which orange is your favorite?
    Most popular types of oranges: Which orange is your favorite?
    There are hundreds of varieties of oranges all over the world. They are a wonderful fruit to eat since our bodies can’t produce vitamin C on its own. In order to get your daily supply of sunshine you need to consume foods rich in vitamin C...
  • Grand Marnier Orange Buttercake
    ‘The Shining’: A hotel’s guardians, restless dead, and the power of a boy's mind
    Some readers may be tempted to brush off reading this book for the first time, as a prelude to reading Stephen King’s new sequel, Doctor Sleep, because they have already seen the movie. That would be a huge mistake, especially if they...
  • Sources of vitamin C
    Vitamin C tied to healthy weight loss
    According to the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, individuals with adequate vitamin C levels can oxidize 30% more fat during a moderate exercise period than individuals with low vitamin C; thus, vitamin C depleted individuals may be...
  • California drought and an interview with farm pickers
    California drought and an interview with farm pickers
    Meeting pickers was a highlight, and Carlos is a funny man, who loves and enjoys life. Juan was soft spoken, but very pleasant. Surrounded by oranges in a 360 view pickers come to pick beautiful oranges. To see something so fantastic; from smell;...
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    Citrus smarts
    Before Latin America became an agricultural powerhouse and began exporting a variety of fruit and vegetables, people living throughout the Midwest depended on the ripening citrus crops in Florida and California to brighten the dreary days of...
  • Citrus:  Bites of sunshine
    Citrus: Bites of sunshine
    Days are short. Sunshine and warmth have definitely flown south, but nature steps up with a reminder that bright, balmy days will return. The token? Pucker up, tangy, sweet-tart oranges, lemons, grapefruits and tangerines.While oranges and lemons...
  • Ambrosia that's good and fast
    Ambrosia that's good and fast
    Merry Christmas to all of the Examiner readers! I hope you're having a wonderful day today and that you enjoy it to the fullest! And while you're enjoying yourself, always remember that it's the birthday of Our Savior, Jesus Christ, so...
  • Android and iOS duel using lightsabers
    Comparing Apples and Oranges: The iPhone 5s and the Galaxy Note 3
    To say that the iPhone 5s and the Galaxy Note 3 are comparable because they’re both flagship smartphones is like saying that an apple and an orange are both fruit. The similarity ends there. The differences, though, are pretty overwhelming...
  • Boyett's Citrus Grove is more than just oranges
    Boyett's Citrus Grove is more than just oranges
    East of Brooksville, on Spring Lake Highway, a fortunate wanderer will stumble across Boyett’s Citrus Grove and Attraction. The grove seems to be in the middle of nowhere, but it is well worth the trip.Boyett’s Citrus Grove is an ...
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