Category Archives: Berries

Summer Fruits For You


When I learned that my favorite peach orchard would be closed until next summer as of this weekend, I knew I’d better take a drive and stock up on fresh peaches.  Ham’s Orchard in Terrell, Texas offers up fresh picked … Continue reading

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I Want To Bathe In This


Seriously!  I want to fill up the bathtub and slide right in.  Honey-Lemon Custard is a simple dessert, a little tangy, a little sweet, creamy, full of honey, lemon and vanilla flavors.  

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Breakfast


This is my breakfast.  I eat yogurt topped with a combination of fruit, honey and often times granola, most days of the week.  Not that I think it necessary for you to be enlightened to my breakfast choices, but fruit … 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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Salty Strawberry Sweetness Surprise


This summer I plan on posting recipes using local summer fruits and vegetables.  Back in the late spring I started my first raised bed garden.  With the idea of keeping it simple I planted tomatoes, several varieties, peppers, strawberries, herbs … 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

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Berry Berry Delicious


I’m outta here!  Temporarily, that is.  I will be heading out-of-town later this week with a bunch of girlfriends to have girl time and fun times down at the river.  The Guadalupe River in Texas is a wonderful place to … Continue reading

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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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Leftovers and Rain, Rain, Rain


Rain is a product of nature we have become quite unfamiliar with, unfortunately.  Most of Texas has been declared to be experiencing severe drought conditions.  This is sad news and I admit I’ve forgotten how to use an umbrella.  Last … Continue reading

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