Well, here's another use for the skin of a fresh orange .... and this is just plain CLEVER! I 'stole' it from someone else, and sort of played with it 'til I got it right.
I made one today, and it has been burning for almost 10 hours already! Sheesh!
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Remove any scraggly ends of the stem "wick", and sort of form the "wick" into a nice straight, single piece.
After the "wick" has finally caught and burned, you will be able to blow it out and re-start it very easily. But that first time, it takes patience.
Enjoy your candle!