Category Archives: Appetizers

Watermelon Gazpacho


Please pardon me for not sharing a honey recipe today, I simply had to share one of my favorite summertime recipes. This cool and refreshing watermelon gazpacho takes the heat out of a sweltering summer day or evening. Last weekend my … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese With Honey-Pepper & Fig Balsamic Drizzle


Since moving to North Carolina I’ve found more time to visit my local farmer’s markets.  One of my favorite booths belongs to the “Goat Lady Dairy“.  I first discovered them when visiting the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market back in the … Continue reading

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Figs Stuffed With Goat Cheese and Fennel Pollen


Having an abundance of honey in The Orange Bee kitchen I’m looking for ways to add it to more recipes.  I don’t know that I’d call this a recipe as it’s just a little something I threw together.  I was … Continue reading

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Coctel de Camarones – Mexican Shrimp Cocktail


This is without a doubt one of my absolute favorite dishes.  Until I recently made this I’ve only ordered it in restaurants.  I was first introduced to this amazing “shrimp cocktail” in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, sometime in the early 80’s. … Continue reading

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Crispy Kale Chips


Have you heard of these?  Kale chips.  A few weeks ago when I visited LuLu in Austin she offered a bowl of crispy kale chips for snacking.  Interestingly a few days later at a friend’s home on Lake Austin a … Continue reading

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A Look Back


Finding myself a bit overloaded this week has led me to take a look back and see what I was doing this time last year.  Do you ever have those weeks where there’s not a thing wrong except your calendar … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Angels Eat?


“The true Southern watermelon is a boon apart, and not to be mentioned with commoner things. It is chief of this world’s luxuries, king by the grace of God over all the fruits of the earth. When one has tasted it, he … Continue reading

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Dinner With The Orange Bee


Wow!  That was a blast….being guest chef at Central Market’s Dinner With The Orange Bee. Leading up to class I shared all of the tasty recipes we would make. I wanted to recap the evening, briefly.  Then I”ll be sharing … Continue reading

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Central Market – Here I Come


In just a few days I will be conducting my very first Central Market Cooking School class. I am ready to do this!  Here is the link – http://www.centralmarket.com/Stores/Fort-Worth.aspx.  If you’re close by and would like to sign up click on … Continue reading

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Rosemary Goat Cheese Spread


Until recently, I’ve been appetizer challenged.  You would never catch me volunteering to bring the appetizer to a dinner party or casual get together.  If you’ve followed my blog for a while you’ve no doubt noticed a small handful of … Continue reading

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