Category Archives: Cheese

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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Mel i Mato


I’ve been into making easy, light and yummy desserts lately.  This may be the easiest of all.  Here is an excerpt from Wikipedia about Mel i Mato:  Mató (Catalan pronunciation: [məˈto]) is a Catalan fresh cheese made from cows’ or goats’ … 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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Cheesecakes Galore


I find myself so busy of late that my blogging time is minimal.  I do not like this.  Bee season is in full swing, Miss T is home for the summer, wedding plans are at the beginning of crunch time, … Continue reading

Posted in Bee Keeping, Cheesecake, Chocolate-Espresso Cheesecake, Cream cheese, Lemon-Berry Cheesecake Bars, Orange Cheesecake, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Faux Mac & Cheese


I’ve been finding all sorts of positives in my life of late, sans the Mr.  The obvious positive is, he’s been shooting furniture out-of-state for a well-known retailer for 5 weeks now.  Bringin’ home the bacon = good.  Another less … Continue reading

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2012 – A Look Back


As the end of 2012 fast approaches I find myself reflecting back on events that took place in my life and kitchen.  The biggest event in my life would be Miss T heading off to college, leaving her parents as … Continue reading

Posted in Banana Pudding, Bananas, Beverages, Bread, Cheesecake, Chicken, Chocolate, Chocolate-Espresso Cheesecake, Coffee, Coffee-Espresso, Cookies, Cream cheese, Entrees, Fruit, Honey, Honey Beer Bread, Hot Spiced Wine, Lemon, Monster Cookies, Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup, Orange Cheesecake, Pudding, Shrimp, Soup & Stew, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

In My Kitchen


I was delighted while perusing our crowded blogosphere when I came upon a blog named Fig Jam and Lime Cordial.  I thoroughly enjoyed Celia’a post “In My Kitchen”.  When I got to the end I realized she was encouraging us to … Continue reading

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Potato-Gorgonzola Gratin


Today is Friday.  I feel as if it is Tuesday or Wednesday.  Does that ever happen to you?  There is a change in the way your week generally goes and the next thing you know, you don’t know what day … Continue reading

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It’s Thyme For Mushrooms


I’m in love with this dish!  Earthy mushrooms, fragrant thyme and sharp parmesan lend themselves to an array of entrees.  I served these mushrooms over a bed of fresh,

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