Store in a cool dry area; keep away from ripening rooms. Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.
General Usage Ideas
Toss MFC Oranges, RSS Baby Spinach, and toasted pecans; serve with gorgonzola dressing
Pickle MFC Baby Squash, pearl onions, and RSS Cauliflower Florets in vinegar, sugar, dried chile pepper flakes, star anise, and the zest of MFC Oranges; serve with sandwiches
Purée grilled MFC Yellow Bell Peppers with RSS Shredded Carrots and MFC Oranges; heat until soup warms; whisk in cream; serve with orange slices as garnish
Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:
Sauté RSS Stuffing Starter and fresh thyme; add wild rice and vegetable stock; simmer until rice is tender; stir in roasted MFC Red Grapes, walnuts, and the zest of MFC Oranges
Simmer fresh cranberries, sugar, the zest of MFC Oranges, RSS Proprietary Blend Orange Juice, jalapeno chile peppers, RSS Pineapple Chunks, fresh ginger, and RSS Washed & Trimmed Cilantro; when fruit is soft and sauce is thickened, remove and chill; serve with game and pork
Stew sliced MFC Oranges with Spanish chorizo, lentils, RSS Sliced Onions, RSS Peeled Garlic, and rich stock; when lentils are tender, serve in bowls
Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:
Combine cooked black beans, chopped MFC Oranges, sliced MFC Red Onions, and RSS Washed & Trimmed Cilantro; serve in RSS Lettuce Jammers with crumbled queso and drizzled chipotle vinaigrette
Mix couscous with chopped MFC Oranges, sliced MFC Red Onions, torn mint leaves, sliced green olives; drizzle with olive oil and serve with grilled lamb
Sprinkle sugar on rounds of MFC Oranges; broil until caramelized; drizzle crème anglais made with ginger and the zest of MFC Oranges over all
Did You Know?
Varietal availability: Valencias = Feb-Oct; Navels = Oct-May. Many oranges go through a "re-greening" process on the tree where the skin color begins to turn from orange back to green. Re-greening is a natural occurrence and does not affect the flavor or quality of the orange.