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get on (one's) quince

To irritate or annoy one. Primarily heard in Australia. Boy, you are really getting on my quince today. Why can't you just do what I ask without arguing about it?
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get on someone's quince

irritate or exasperate someone. Australian informal
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As a partner in Quinces, she will now supply the deli.
Quinces have a fascinating and very old folklore attached to them.
They used to be popular as the prime ingredient for jelly and marmalade, and by the 17th century there were more recipes for quince in English cookbooks than any other orchard fruit.
Joseph Santos of Woodland Hills wrote that her husband has been trying to make a quince block, but the block does not gel enough.
Lucky is the householder who has a quince tree in the garden.
You can keep quinces at room temperature for a week--they'll perfume the place with their musky aroma--or chilled for months.
The first surprise was that the picture illustrating a common species of quince did not resemble the spiky shrub in our garden one iota.
1/4 cup Quince Jelly, melted and cooled slightly (recipe follows)
Meanwhile, place covered quinces in a 300|degrees~ oven until hot to touch, about 20 minutes (about 25 minutes if chilled).
Almost-thornless quinces include the tall "Red Ruffles' and smaller "Stanford Red'.
INGREDIENTS 1 head of finely shredded red cabbage, 2tbsp olive oil, 1 thinly sliced onion, 2 cloves garlic (crushed), 3 quinces (peeled, cored and cut into large slices), 4tbsp red wine vinegar, 300ml vegetable stock, salt and freshly ground black pepper, 3 peeled and grated beetroot.
But there's a delicious way to enjoy it with less labor-intensive peeling and coring: Simmer whole quinces in a covered saucepan with about 1 in.
Quinces are quite the most incredible fruit, and just reaching the end of their season now, just in time for stirring into this luscious mincemeat.
I'd be totally disingenuous if I typed that I loved quinces.