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Thread: Tell me about oranges please...

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    Tell me about oranges please...

    Miriam has very kindly started a thread posting a link to my Youtube video showing how to make marmalade. I use Seville oranges, which are imported here from Spain and are seasonal - we can only get them in January and February. Please look at my post on that thread. I would like to know about temple oranges please.

    Whatever you do, don't try my method with ordinary sweet oranges, because it won't work!

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    Here is the link to the other thread and which explains my question.

    Muv's marmalade tutorial - special for Paddington fans

    Thanks for your help
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    I don't know anything about oranges, and I don't think I have ever had marmalade... sorry.
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    We have temple oranges in Florida and I love them. Here is a good link to explain about them.

    http://www.halegroves.com/Citrus-Fun...-Citrus-51.cfm

    I am not affiliated with these groves at all, just like the taste of them.
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    You might want to add this important information to the original thread!
    For those that know no different they may go ahead and make the marmalade before seeing this thread.
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    Hello QandE2010,

    Thank you, I knew somebody from Florida would help me!

    Temple oranges are sweet, so I would not try to use them as a substitute for Seville oranges - despite the fact that I have a book that suggests they are interchangeable.

    I am going to do a new thread all about oranges...

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    Hello QuiltE,

    Am I right in thinking you can get Seville oranges in Canada?

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    Williams-Sonoma used to have canned Seville oranges. I use a combination of grapefruit, lemon and orange.

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    A friend of mine made marmelade one time. It was veryy good. She just used a recipe out of a Ball canning book. You might look there and see what it says. It was delicious!
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    Why wont it work? because of the need for so many seeds it wont set? too sweet? I would really like to make some marmalade. I did see a video that used clemantines, those are plentifull here right now but wont be much longer.

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