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Jul 11, 2014 07:52 AM

Mixing apples and oranges

I'd like to use both these fruits in roughly equal amounts in a salad. Is there a dressing that is good with both?
Or a cooked dish that would use both?

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  1. How about a basil and honey vinaigrette?

    1. Altho the oranges are sweet in flavor they have the acid needed to keep the apple slices from turning brown. I would use extra virgin olive oil together with the 2 fruits in the salad.

      Saying that, you must be told that I've been married to my wife of Italian descent for 54+ years, hence the olive oil.

      Buon appetito!

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      1. re: ChiliDude

        54 years! Congrats! Just passed 24. I'm impressed.

        1. re: Shrinkrap

          I'm also impressed that she has put up with me this long. Altho my ancestors were not Italian, I am the risotto cook and I grow the tomatoes that are used for "insalata caprese."

      2. I'd head toward a sweet sour cream or yogurt dressing.

        1. Honey poppyseed dressing with a variety of bitter greens.

          1. Regardless of how you mix them, take care not to compare them. People get all bent when you try to compare them.

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