Today is National Candied Orange Peel Day. Yea, it exists. But why is this a holiday? Probably because we want an excuse to eat delicious (yet full of vitamins) treats. In celebration of this National holiday we decided to share with you a recipe to make your own! Epicurious has a great recipe for a simple candied orange peel and you don't need much to make it.
- 2 large oranges, 1/4 inch of top and bottom cut off
- 4 cups sugar, divided
- 3 cups water
As food enthusiasts, we are always on the lookout for healthy recipes: here is a dish that is both nutritious and easily tweaked according to taste. Salmon is known for being a good source of protein and instead of using store-bought rubs and/or marinades, make your own marinade!
This African marinade is called Chermoula. To give credit where credit is due, Joonbug must say that we found this recipe while browsing Epicurious.com. A fabulous place to browse a grand list of tasty dishes. Here is the method of preparation and the website's recipe link.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 sticks (1/2 pound) unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 tablespoons light corn syrup
3/4 pound fine-quality white chocolate, melted
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract