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How to Cut an Orange Half-Moon
How to Cut an Orange Half-Moon or Slice

How to Cut an Orange Half-Moon or Slice

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For most cocktails you will want to cut the orange slices in half again to form half-moon shaped slices that fit perfectly on the rim of a glass. If you are garnishing very small glasses, such as shot glasses, cut the full slice into quarters for a more appropriate size.

Tip: Make a small cut in the middle of the half-moon before placing it on the rim. This also helps prevent the juice from squirting all over when the glass penetrates the fruit.

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