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Beets, blood orange, feta and walnuts add hue and flavor to the menu. (Amy Thielen / For the Enterprise)

Recipe-phile: Add splendid color to winter with blood orange and beets

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Navel oranges are but one small part of the citrus universe. Right now, all kinds of interesting varieties are ripening to the south of us and trickling slowly northward.


Of those that have made it into local stores, I've been buying and experimenting with the meyer lemons (more fragrant and juicier than regular lemons, making their higher price justifiable), sweet cara caras and moro blood oranges.

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