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Old 03-12-2011, 11:00 PM
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Whats wrong with these oranges?

They look good on the outside, smell great, and i took a small bite and they taste good, but what does this look like to you?
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Old 03-12-2011, 11:05 PM
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That's not a blood orange, is it?
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Old 03-12-2011, 11:08 PM
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Never heard of a blood orange, but that is what it remended me of. it was almost like a not cooked steak (I'm not a canible, I like my food cooked).
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Old 03-12-2011, 11:14 PM
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I think that's what it probably is. Sometimes they are much more red throughout, sometimes less. Sometimes just red bits in them. I guess it depends on the variety.

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That's not a blood orange, is it?
Was wondering the same thing?
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I think that's what it probably is. Sometimes they are much more red throughout, sometimes less. Sometimes just red bits in them. I guess it depends on the variety.
The colder the temps they are exposed to the darker the flesh is. I like them for cooking but they are usually not very sweet.
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Old 03-13-2011, 10:55 AM
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The link above is good.

But it could be to late in the season and the variety you have should have been picked back in Dec. I posted about two weeks ago I had squeezed my last orange for this season. I still have a bunch on my trees, but they are Too Ripe and going bad. I am not a Citrus expert by any means in fact I know very little about Citrus. But they start picking Oranges in my area in late Nov.
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Never heard of a blood orange, but that is what it remended me of. it was almost like a not cooked steak (I'm not a canible, I like my food cooked).
If your eating humans, you are in fact a canibal. Makes no difference if your human steaks are raw or well done. Its species not the way it is prepared that matters. And yes I know you were joking, so am I.
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Old 03-13-2011, 09:53 PM
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If your eating humans, you are in fact a canibal. Makes no difference if your human steaks are raw or well done. Its species not the way it is prepared that matters. And yes I know you were joking, so am I.
Good point though, ok well I don't like my plate to look like a crime scene when I am done. I would have never guessed blood orange, never heard of that but I looked online and that is what they look like.
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