Rum Caramel-Marinated Oranges Over Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

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In the late 1600s in England, “orange girls” would sell oranges to theater patrons during intermission. In the 1800s, Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote about the thrill of receiving oranges in her Christmas stocking. During the long, hard Midwestern winter, she rarely saw any fresh fruit, let alone one that only grew thousands of miles away. Today it may seem hard to imagine her excitement, as oranges are abundant across the country year-round. Here is a simple recipe that takes t