What's the Deal With Cara Cara Oranges?

What's the Deal With Cara Cara Oranges?

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Anjali Prasertong
Jan 30, 2013

Q: What's the deal with Cara Cara oranges? I've seen them pop up everywhere and in a lot of magazine recipes. How should I use them?

Sent by Mabel

Editor: Mabel, Cara Cara oranges are a type of navel orange that are low in acid, so they taste sweeter than most other varieties. Here's more info and a recipe for an orange curd made with Cara Caras:

What We're Eating Right Now: Cara Cara Oranges
Recipe: Cara Cara Orange Curd

Readers, are you fans of Cara Cara oranges? What are your favorite ways to eat them?

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