Food & Drink

Blood Orange Recipes That Are As Beautiful As They Are Delicious

Aside from the fact that they're beautiful.
12/12/2012 07:50am ET | Updated August 31, 2015

Winter is a sad time for fresh produce. Fresh berries and leafy greens are replaced by root vegetables -- piles and piles of them. While there's a lot to love about sweet potato, celery root and sunchokes, sometimes a person needs to taste something fresh. And that's why we're ever so grateful for the warm parts of the country -- we're looking at you Cali -- and all the citrus it shares with those of us living under heaps of snow.

Naval oranges, clementines and grapefruit, these are winter's saving graces. And it gets even better, with blood oranges.

Blood oranges taste just like regular oranges, only they're BEAUTIFUL. Their orangey-reddish skin hints to the bright garnet flesh that hides inside. While you can use them just as you would any other orange, we found just the recipes you need to show off how very lovely this citrus fruit is.

1
Blood Orange Croissants
Adventures in Cooking
Get the Blood Orange Croissants recipe from Adventures in Cooking
2
Blood Orange Margarita
White On Rice Couple
Get the Blood Orange Margarita recipe from White On Rice Couple
3
Blood Orange Sugared Scone
How Sweet It Is
Get the Blood Orange Sugared Scone recipe from How Sweet It Is
4
Glazed Salmon With Blood Orange Salsa
eCurry
5
Chocolate Donuts With Blood Orange Glaze
Heather Christo
6
Blood Orange Loaf Cake
Annie's Eats
Get the Blood Orange Loaf Cake recipe from Annie's Eats
7
Blood Orange Panna Cotta
Adventures in Cooking
Get the Blood Orange Panna Cotta recipe from Adventures in Cooking
8
Beet, Blood Orange, Kumquat, And Quinoa Salad
Love and Olive Oil
9
Blood Orange Bundt Cake
Adventures in Cooking
Get the Blood Orange Bundt Cake recipe from Adventures in Cooking
10
Blood Orange Sangria
How Sweet It Is
Get the Blood Orange Sangria recipe from How Sweet It Is
11
Blood Orange Curd
The Tart Tart
Get the Blood Orange Curd recipe from The Tart Tart
12
Raspberry Blood Orange Cake
Tessa Huff/TheCakeBlog.com
Get the Raspberry Blood Orange Cake recipe from Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com
13
Seared Scallops With Blood Orange Salsa
Confections Of A Foodie Bride
Get the Seared Scallops with Blood Orange Salsa recipe from Confections Of A Foodie Bride
14
Blood Orange And Raspberry Cheesecake
Sift & Whisk
15
Moroccan Orange Dessert
Simply Recipes
Get the Moroccan Orange Dessert recipe from Simply Recipes
16
Blood Orange Sorbet
Annie's Eats
Get the Blood Orange Sorbet recipe from Annie's Eats
17
Blood Orange Pound Cake
Bakers Royale
Get the Blood Orange Pound Cake recipe from Bakers Royale
18
Blood Orange Pie
A Cozy Kitchen
Get the Blood Orange Pie recipe from A Cozy Kitchen
19
Blood Orange Cake
Beyond Sweet And Savory
Get the Blood Orange Cake recipe from Beyond Sweet And Savory
20
Blood Orange Brulee Tart
Le Delicieux
Get the Blood Orange Brulee Tart recipe from Le Delicieux

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