Orange Confit

Ok, so this is the exact opposite of a quick dinner recipe (it’s a slow dessert recipe), but it’s honest-to-goodness alchemy; plus, I talked about how amazing it is in the audio clip above, so how can I not share it here? You're taking pretty much everything in the orange except its form and replacing it with sugar, making even the peel edible. You can use this technique on all kinds of citrus. Blanching the fruit helps to remove the bitterness of the pith. Think of this as fresh orange candy or sugar in orange form.

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