Category Archives: Blackberries

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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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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I Won The Giveaway & Naked Berry Pies


I was pleasantly surprised, well it was more like totally excited when Ryan, over at Ryan Bakes http://www.ryanbakes.com/ held a giveaway for one of her favorite cookbooks and I won!  The title, Desserts From The Famous Loveless Cafe.  You’ll find the The Loveless … Continue reading

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I Hate Chiggers


Well, I’m just going to start by saying a weekend away does wonders for the soul, relaxes the body, strengthens the bonds, and allows time for reflection.  My weekend away with the girls was marvelous.  What a superb and interesting … Continue reading

Posted in Anaheim Pepper, Basil, Beets, Berries, Blackberries, Eggplant, Herbs, Jalapeno, Lettuce, Oregano, Peppers, Rosemary, Strawberries, Tarragon, Thyme, Tomato, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

End of Green


March blew by in a hurry.  Spring is in full force in North Texas, where I reside.  Wind, rain and weeds abound.  It seems yard work has taken over in the few free moments I can find.  I couldn’t, however … Continue reading

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First Anniversary Celebration


Happy New Year to you and Happy Anniversary to The Orange Bee!  The folks at word press made it pretty simple for me to summarize my first year of blogging, statistically speaking, that is.  It seems that my post titled … Continue reading

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A Million Dollar Cat & Muffins


We all have them from time to time; those worrisome events in our lives that turn life upside down or inside out.  This week was upside down for me.  I am a soft hearted animal lover and this week I’ve … Continue reading

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Fruits Of Summer


Fruit: the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food.  ORIGIN Middle English : from Old French, from Latin fructus‘enjoyment of produce, harvest,’ from frui ‘enjoy. The last two days have yielded the first peaches from my two peach trees. … Continue reading

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An Exciting Day


My bees have arrived!  My excitement level has been high today.  I’m feeling a little more calm now that they are settled and I believe I will be able to tell you a little about the day. This morning I … Continue reading

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Last Summer’s Bounty-Tonight’s Dessert


Thank goodness for freezers!  Last summer I was trying to figure out what in the world to do with over 150 pounds of fresh peaches.  One method was to peel, pit, cut up and sprinkle with a little fruit fresh … Continue reading

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