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Old 04-20-2008, 11:32 AM   #1
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Kumquats, how to eat?

I have access to fresh kumquats. What do you do with them? They look like little oranges to me, but if I have to peel the little things...hmm.

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Old 04-20-2008, 11:37 AM   #2
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No need to peel. Actually the peel is the best part IMO. Just wash them and pop them into your mouth.

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Old 04-21-2008, 08:52 AM   #3
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I think they are better cooked than raw. Poach in a sugar syrup or wine or bottle in alcohol.
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:42 AM   #4
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I like to cut mine in hald and boil in syrup for three or four minutes then add chopped apple. I cook for about 10 minutes until the syrup is reduced and the apples are tender then finish it with a splash of vanilla. YUM.

It's great by itself, as a tart filling, or over (vanilla or orange) ice cream.
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Slice thin and put on salads
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