Category Archives: Apples

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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An Apple A Day Applesauce


Ten to one we will all be exposed to some type of illness this time of year.  The crud, an infection, a virus, the dreaded flu, colds, coughs, you name it they’re lurking.  I’m a bit wiggy about keeping clean … Continue reading

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What The French Toast!


In an effort to please Miss T, who will depart for college soon enough, I’ve been making some of her favorite dishes.  French toast is not one of them, but spaghetti and meatballs with garlic bread is. Friday evening I … Continue reading

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Green Apple Salsa


This is only my second “Green” post and I am having so much fun choosing foods and recipes to share with you, my readers.  The produce section has taken on a whole new appeal, so many green choices to work … Continue reading

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More Soup For Supper


I’m happy to report that “Miss T” is on the road to recovery.  It was touch and go for a while as not only was her mouth achy but being restricted to a soft diet was hampering her energy level. … Continue reading

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Homemade Applesauce & A Visitor


As I was looking through the lens of my camera, while photographing this applesauce, I heard a soft little “bzzzzz”.  I pulled my eye away from the camera to discover a sweet little bee stopping by for a sample of … Continue reading

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Setting Goals & Eating Carrots


In spin class at the gym on Monday the instructor challenged each of us to set a goal for the week and when she sees us again next Monday we’ll see who achieved their personal goal.  The two things I … Continue reading

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Eat Your Vegetables


Today is an oatmeal day.  Temperatures dipping markedly below freezing, winds are still blowing through and the world of The Orange Bee remains covered in ice.  After a quick jaunt on the treadmill I made a steamy bowl of oatmeal … Continue reading

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Snow Day Muffins


The Orange Bee is home-bound today.  Thick ice covers the roads, wind is whipping through at 30-40 mph, temperature a frigid 21*and dropping.  While watching the birds at the feeders today I’ve noticed them being blown from one spot to … Continue reading

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