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Leftover orange and lemon pulp

ipsedixit Jun 11, 2009 09:18 AM

Is there anything useful a person can do with leftover orange and lemon pulp?

Made a huge batch of fresh squeezed orange juice and lemonade.

Now, I've got a bunch of rinds and pulp from the oranges and lemons.

I know what I'm going to with the rinds, but the pulp ... not so much.

Help?

Thanks.

  1. m
    meinNYC Jun 12, 2009 09:59 AM

    Before you juice the oranges or lemons or limes, peel them to get the rind off, then you can do candied rind, or add to cakes or muffins if grated.

    1. l
      lcool Jun 12, 2009 04:09 AM

      I save all citrus and onion family flotsam to stuff up a bird or support fish and chicken parts in the oven/baking pan or stove top simmer
      The current freezer jug has tangerine peels,squeezed lemons and garlic tops,thinking
      rotisserie duck or butterfly leg of lamb

      4 Replies
      1. re: lcool
        ipsedixit Jun 12, 2009 09:27 AM

        That's a freakin great idea. Thanks.

        1. re: ipsedixit
          l
          lcool Jun 12, 2009 09:35 AM

          you are most welcome
          it will be 3 rotisserie ducks Sunday at this house

          1. re: lcool
            ipsedixit Jun 12, 2009 09:39 AM

            I might add a twist to this and use the pulp as a "bed" for fish next time I steam some rock cod.

            1. re: ipsedixit
              l
              lcool Jun 12, 2009 09:42 AM

              tasty and I do like steamed fish

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        alitria Jun 11, 2009 11:02 AM

        Perhaps a salad dressing or marinade for chicken or seafood? Mixed with a simple oil and vinegar base and adding in some herbs would made something with a lot of flavor.

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        1. re: alitria
          hotoynoodle Jun 11, 2009 02:04 PM

          i'd puree them for this to draw out whatever flavor is remaining. unless you're stuck with mostly membrane and pith, which is bitter. that just chuck.

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