Most varieties of oranges are available year-round, but they’re at their best in the winter. To get the most out of your orange, grate the zest to add a splash of flavor and color to your dishes.
What You Get: Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, as well as a good source of fiber, folate, thiamin and calcium.
Shopping Tips: Look for richly colored oranges with smooth, firm skin free of blemishes and scars. A little bit of green is OK and does not necessarily indicate an immature fruit. Choose fruit that yield only slightly to firm hand pressure.
Storage Tip: Oranges can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.
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