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You've been peeling your oranges the wrong way

You've been peeling your oranges the wrong way

And so have I.

If you're like me, you're glad citrus fruit season is coming to a close, soon to be replaced by fresh strawberries and blueberries.

Don't get me wrong, I like how oranges taste and applaud all the vitamin C they provide, but I hate peeling them with a passion. You can never get all that bitter white stuff — also known as pith — off the wedges and you're lucky if you manage to pick the peel off in large chunks rather than bit by unsatisfying bit. To add insult to injury, after you've finally accomplished getting the rind off, you're left with a sticky residue all over your hands.

All this is why I look forward to the fruits that come in the spring and summer that only requiring a simple wash before you can take a bite or pop them into your mouth.

That is, until I saw this video showing me how I should be peeling oranges without any of the aforementioned hassle.

Just watch:

Seeing this trick led me hunt down other citrus fruit peeling hacks.

Here's another for an orange that's a little more complicated but still tidy and lets you prep your fruit for eating on the go:

If grapefruit is your thing, check out how Sunkist suggests hacking it:

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