Mandarins, often called mandarin oranges, are a small and sweet tangerine variety. They do have some seeds, which makes them just the tiniest bit less desirable for snacking than seedless clementines. This fruit has one of the longest seasons from January through May.
Whether you're using the juice, zest, or fruit itself, the stalwart citrus lends itself well to all kinds of sweet and savory dishes, from showstopping cakes to weeknight chicken dinners. Here are our favorite recipes showcasing oranges.