Category Archives: Fruit

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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Watermelon Gazpacho


Please pardon me for not sharing a honey recipe today, I simply had to share one of my favorite summertime recipes. This cool and refreshing watermelon gazpacho takes the heat out of a sweltering summer day or evening. Last weekend my … Continue reading

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Honey & Chile BBQ Sauce


I’ve never made BBQ sauce like this before, but I totally dig making my own sauces, dressings, rubs, mops, etc.  I’d opened a can of diced tomatoes and used just a bit so I needed to use up the remainder … Continue reading

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Orange & Honey Pecans


I made these sweet little guys to throw on top of a salad but I’m here to tell you they make a delicious snack too.  Pecans are one of my favorites and I love them toasted and served with salads. … Continue reading

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Honey Lemon Custard & The Divine Llama


I am still enjoying flans and custards as a rich yet light dessert.  I’m on a roll with this custard-flan thing!  What I love about today’s recipe is the lemon flavor.

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Friday Fun Facts – Summer Fruits and Pollination


“Unique among all God’s creatures, only the honeybee improves the environment and preys not on any other species.” ~ Royden Brown Did you know that the sweet honey bee is the only insect that produces food consumed by man?  Now … Continue reading

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Orange Bee Lemon Bars


I can not go for long without sharing a dessert recipe.  Using honey in all of my posts this year of course lends itself to lots of recipes for sweets.  One of my goals in publishing honey recipes for twelve … Continue reading

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Honey Tangerine Glaze


I recently posted a recipe using a whole chicken seasoned with honey, ginger & garlic .  I really like the ease of roasting the bird in its entirety.  I really don’t like the part when dinner is over and there … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Crisp


They tell me these weather conditions are not normal for North Carolina.  Snow, snow, snow and many freezing cold days.  Yesterday we got 7″ in about 6 hours.  I don’t mind the snowy, frigid temps and seeing my world blanketed … Continue reading

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