Category Archives: Entrees

A Vegetable Isn’t A Vegetable


Down South, even our vegetables have some pig hidden somewhere in it. A vegetable isn’t a vegetable without a little ham hock. Paula Deen Ah Ha…I finally found a recipe using vegetables that appealed to me.  I think the reason … Continue reading

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A Peach Of A BBQ


Having been home less than a week from our fabulous island vacation I’m beginning to settle in to my home routine…it is just the beginning of summer and not having to go to work is a bonus.  I’m pretending I’m on … Continue reading

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Dinner With The Orange Bee


Wow!  That was a blast….being guest chef at Central Market’s Dinner With The Orange Bee. Leading up to class I shared all of the tasty recipes we would make. I wanted to recap the evening, briefly.  Then I”ll be sharing … Continue reading

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Hot Honey


In three days I will be the guest chef at Central Market Cooking School.  You might already know this and if so I apologize for the repetition.  I thought it would be fun to share the recipes we will be … Continue reading

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Yep, It’s Monday


I had plans to bake and bring you some delicious, sweet little recipe today….It wasn’t meant to be!  The water heater flooded my laundry room and storage closet this morning, which forced me to shut off the water to the … Continue reading

Posted in Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Chicken, Fruit, Gnocchi, Pasta, Salad Dressing, Spinach, Uncategorized, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Uncle Ray’s Green Chili


Just when you think warm weather is here to stay old man winter blows through and reminds us that winter isn’t quite over.  Chilly temps, outrageous winds, rain and grey skies played perfectly into my hand for “going green” month. … Continue reading

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Leap Day Soup


I concluded that with today being Leap Day in this Leap Year I should take full advantage of it and write one last post featuring “soup”.  Ah, yes soup month has come to an end. Today’s soup is a Moroccan … Continue reading

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A Bowl Of Gumbo


gum*bo noun 1.  okra, esp. the gelatinous pods used in cooking. *(in Cajun cooking) a spicy chicken or seafood soup thickened typically with okra or rice. It is tradition around the Orange Bee to make a big ole’ pot of … Continue reading

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Guess What?


We’re having soup for supper.  I changed it up a bit and made a fish chowder.  I wanted a simple, yet delicious bowl of soup.  Still yearning to fill up “Miss T” who is partial to clams, I thought about … Continue reading

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Company Pot Roast


Is this a holiday recipe?  No.  Are the holidays upon us?  Yes!  At this busy time of year we like to have intimate family dinners or simply invite another couple to share a meal around our table.  This one pot … Continue reading

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