Hey who was that mandarin I saw you with last night?
That was no mandarin, that was a ukulele.
—Milton Berle …I think
Q: Could it be used to prep for candied orange peels?
Usually the steps are brief boil in water, boil (or soak) in syrup, then allow to air dry. You actually want a tiny amount of pith on the rind since you are going to battle against solid sugar and possibly chocolate.