Cook Along with Chef Tessa: Orange-cello

November 10, 2021

Cook Along with Chef Tessa: Orange-cello

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, and joined us for our Live Stream!

Tonight's class features six excellent Spirit recipes that are perfect for the Holidays!

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By Chef Tessa Turcotte-Novosedlik


  • 5 oranges
  • 2 cups of vodka
  • 1 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar


  • Using a vegetable peeler, remove the peel from the oranges, ensuring to remove as much of the white pith from the peel as possible
  • Steep the orange peels in the vodka for 4 days
  • On the 4th day, prepare the syrup by placing the sugar and water into a small pot over high heat. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, pour overtop the steeped vodka and strain. Allow to cool and refrigerate.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes, plus 4 days

Yield: 2 cups

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