sour orange

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sour orange highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
    • n sour orange any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
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Usage

In literature:

But it is believed now to have been a sour orange.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870" by Various
Slice three well-peeled sour oranges, taking care to remove all the white portion and all seeds.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
Select sour, smooth-skinned oranges.
"Every Step in Canning" by Grace Viall Gray
Or bake a lemon or sour orange twenty minutes in a moderate oven.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
I was pressing out the juice of the sour oranges and boiling it, for making citric acid.
"St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 2, December, 1877" by Various
Mr Rob's going to find some wild oranges or sour sops, or something, and if he don't I still mean to have a fish.
"Rob Harlow's Adventures" by George Manville Fenn
They are bitter or sour oranges, which remain on the trees all winter.
"Down South" by Oliver Optic
If oranges are used alone for this marmalade they must be sour.
"The Khaki Kook Book" by Mary Kennedy Core
Fruit large, hard, orange-yellow, of peculiar sour flavor; seeds mucilaginous; ripens in October.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
You may have to make the orange and sour milk test at home.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
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In news:

Oven fried chicken, baked potato half w/sour cream, stewed tomatoes, orange ship.
Sour oranges, naranja agria, which look like oranges but taste like tart limes, are used in this Steven Raichlen recipe.
Whole roasted fish as the main course: yellowtail snapper with toasted garlic, sour oranges and chilies, reflects today's South Florida vibe.
2 (4-serving-size) packages orange gelatin1 cup boiling water2 (15-ounce) cans peaches in juice, drained and 1/2 cup liquid reserved3 cups sour cream.
The buffet contains about 20 dishes, including (clockwise from upper left) chicken fried rice, sweet-and-sour chicken, orange chicken, Mongolian beef, spicy pork and breaded pork.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, hot sauce, sour cream and orange zest.
Thinly sliced, toasted or not, this dense, hearty whole-grain bread is wonderful topped with smoked salmon, sour cream and chopped onions, or with bitter orange marmalade.
1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup Mandarin orange sections (drained) 1 cup canned chunk pineapple (drained) 1 cup miniature marshmallows 1 cup commercial sour cream.
Orange juice prices sour .
Kiffin sours on Big Orange, goes for Trojans.
Orange Juice Price Sours on Florida Crop Outlook.
And then there's sour orange pie.
I t's only while I drink my orange juice that she says the word "cancer" and everything sours.
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