Category Archives: Coffee

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

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The Cake That Was Not Meant To Be Photographed


Today I’m taking the vintage quest to New Mexico.  I have a copy of a cook book named New Mexico Cookin’,  published in 1976.  Notice the cost was $1.29.  I challenge you to find a new cookbook for so little money. … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Love


  To quote Lucy Van Pelt in Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz, “All you need is love.  But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  Today I made a Chocolate Pecan Loaf Cake, I’ve got love, but I needed a … Continue reading

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Tag – You’re It!


Happy Earth Day my friends!  Today is a warm, seriously windy, sunny with scattered clouds day here at The Orange Bee.  I only have a short time to blog today and I was so happy when my friend Lin Ann … Continue reading

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Frosty Berry-Pomegranate Smoothie


I woke up this morning to a grey, gloomy, chilly January day. This will not ruin my day. I had a few cups of – you guessed it – coffee.  Deadman’s Reach Raven Brew to be exact. The back of … Continue reading

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Brownies You’ll Drool Over


Here they are – deliciousness at it’s best!  There is something about the combination of chocolate, coffee, and cinnamon all mulled together in this brownie. Chocolate, love chocolate.  Coffee, well you know I love coffee and it seems as most … Continue reading

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Intrigued Over Coffee?


Just a quick note to last nights post about coffee..delectable, smooth, rich, delicious coffee.  If you enjoyed that post and would entertain viewing a few photographs that will help you understand why drinking coffee in the places I described was … Continue reading

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Frothy, Flavorful, Lustful, Lip-Smacking Coffee


My new refrigerator arrived today all shiny and sleek and icy cold.  Just what I wanted, OH, and needed desperately.  Talk about make a girl want to stock up with fresh green, orange, yellow and red veggies, cheeses, fresh fish … Continue reading

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