Category Archives: Tomato

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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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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Coctel de Camarones – Mexican Shrimp Cocktail


This is without a doubt one of my absolute favorite dishes.  Until I recently made this I’ve only ordered it in restaurants.  I was first introduced to this amazing “shrimp cocktail” in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, sometime in the early 80’s. … Continue reading

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Pure Of Heart Soup


“Only the pure of heart can make good soup”, Beethoven.  Interesting quote, don’t you think?  But then again, Beethoven was an interesting character and quite talented at that! I’m really pleased with todays soup.  Roasted Tomato Bisque.  Pure deliciousness.  It’s … Continue reading

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Smoky Beef & Chicken Ka-Bobs


Lately adoring hubby and I are experiencing the pre-empty nester syndrome.  With Miss T in her senior year of high school and being employed by the ever popular Starbucks, we don’t see much of her, especially at dinner time.  Dinnertime … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Chicken, Entrees, Grilling, Tomato, Vegetables, Zucchini | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Farmers Market Heirloom Tomato Salad


On Saturday morning my man Dan and I went to investigate a bee call I received.  These bees were in the walls of a storage building, in a back yard, on a hot day, where tall grass grew, brown recluse … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Cheese, Easy, Feta, Fruit, Herbs, Salads, Tomato, Tomato Salad | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Girly Gazpacho


The temps in Texas are ridiculously HOT!  Soaring upwards of 100* Fahrenheit.  Heat above 100 degrees in Texas is oppressive.  The wind is blowing, again….but it is not helpful as it too, is HOT.  The only thing to be thankful … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away


Do you ever have days when all you wish to do is stay at home?  I have oodles of days when that is my wish.  This entire weekend I wished for that – but it didn’t work out so well. … Continue reading

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Lucky #5


If you’ve been following my blog you might remember I mentioned I would be competing in the Central Market Chili & Cornbread Cook-Off yesterday afternoon.  My competition was not something to be sneezed at.  Oh no-o-o they were not.  It … Continue reading

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