There's nothing worse getting your hands sticky when trying to peel an orange. What's even more annoying is taking off the peel in a million tiny pieces rather than a couple easy, large strips. There's no doubt that oranges are one of the most difficult fruits to open. You've probably heard of and tried many hacks to make the peeling process go more smoothly, but what really works? Here we give you three simple and non-messy ways to properly peel an orange.
Once you have your fruit peeled, don't throw your orange peels in the trash! There are so many ways to make use of them. Here are some ideas:
*Candied Orange Peels. *Most are repulsed by the idea of biting into an orange peel, but they taste divine when coated in sugar. Candied orange peels are easy to make and make for a delicious dessert.
*Shoe Deodorizer. * Banish that funky shoe smell forever with a couple of orange peels. All you have to do is place a couple on the soles of your smelly shoes and let them work their deodorizing magic.
*Garbage Disposal Cleaner. *Garbage disposals stink, but you can freshen it up with orange peels. Just run four peels and cold water through your garbage disposal. This can kill nasty odors and leaves a clean, citrusy scent.