Oranges can easily be peeled, segmented, and served as a stand-alone snack, or it can be tossed into green salads, fruit salads, and fruit cups. The juice is also commonly used and can be consumed fresh in smoothies, cocktails, soups, and gelatins. In addition to savoury preparations, orange juice can be used to flavour cakes, muffins, cookies, granola, soft-drinks, and candy. The zest of the orange can be used to add flavour to meats, fish, and stir-fries. Oranges pair well with strawberries, pineapple, grapes, walnuts, pecans, light balsamic, kale, carrot, fennel, beets, potatoes, winter squash, cinnamon, cumin, ginger, onions, garlic, fish such as salmon, tuna, and mahi-mahi, and meat such as poultry, beef, and pork.

To store, Oranges are best kept refrigerated however can be stored in a cool and dark place.