Category Archives: Berries

The Orange Bee


The Orange Bee is undergoing a change – for the better.  January will bring the beginning of my fifth year of blogging.  My time flies!  I continue to enjoy blogging and never tire of trying new recipes in my kitchen.  You … Continue reading

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Honey Lemon Custard & The Divine Llama


I am still enjoying flans and custards as a rich yet light dessert.  I’m on a roll with this custard-flan thing!  What I love about today’s recipe is the lemon flavor.

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Honey Coconut Flan


I have always been a fan of “flan“.  It’s the creaminess that makes me love it so much. Just thinking of the creamy custard rolling around on my tongue and savoring the caramel flavor make my mouth water.  Often times while eating … Continue reading

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Red Raspberry Beet Brownies


In early June I attended the BlogHer Food Conference in Austin.  I had a blast! I mingled with  some interesting, creative, and friendly bloggers from all over the country, sampled some yummy food from the sponsors, brought home bags full … Continue reading

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Spinach & Blueberry Salad With Yogurt & Herb Dressing


It’s hotter than “blue blazes” in Texas, already!  The heat and humidity make me want to eat lighter meals with lots of fruits and veggies.  The blueberries at Saturday’s farmers market looked plump and juicy so I brought home a … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Fare


One of my favorite events that takes place in the summer is the farmers market on the square in downtown Rockwall, Texas.  It’s small but growing each year.  I manage the gourmet kitchen store on the square, so every Saturday … Continue reading

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A Better Muffin


In the short time I spent in the kitchen these last few days I whipped up these healthy, fruity, tasty muffins.  They are like a ray of sunshine in The Orange Bee kitchen.  Let me share with you why these … Continue reading

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What Have You Done To The Last of Summer’s Strawberries?


Back in the day, BK, (before kids) I could be found wiling away my time during the summer months preserving fruits and veggies.  Such a simple procedure for such a delicious and worthy outcome.  What is more wonderful than popping … Continue reading

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I Don’t Like Pie


Or so says Miss T!  It’s a true statement, the kid won’t eat a slice of pie but she likes to make and bake pies.  When she was around eleven years old I signed her up for a pie making … Continue reading

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