Category Archives: Nuts

Mel i Mato


I’ve been into making easy, light and yummy desserts lately.  This may be the easiest of all.  Here is an excerpt from Wikipedia about Mel i Mato:  Mató (Catalan pronunciation: [məˈto]) is a Catalan fresh cheese made from cows’ or goats’ … 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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Chewy Nutty Honey Bars


Are you looking for a healthy breakfast or snack food?  This is it!  These Chewy Nutty Honey Bars are exactly that.  Healthy and perfect for a mid-day snack or on the go breakfast.  The  best feature of this recipe is … Continue reading

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Without Bees


I have a hunch many of you have seen this or a similar list of the foods we would not find available if we didn’t have bees.  I couldn’t help posting it for those of you haven’t seen it or … Continue reading

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Miss “T’s Italian Parsley Pesto


Miss “T” is home from college and bored as she can be.  She has looked and looked for a job but to her dismay no one has hired her.  Personally I think the jobs were filled by time she was … Continue reading

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Silver Palate Brownies


This week found me in the mood for some chocolate and ice cream.  While thumbing through a few cookbooks for ice cream recipes I found inspiration from photos in the Silver Palate Cookbook and decided I would make something chocolate from … Continue reading

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In My Kitchen


Well 2013 is flying past me – I must have blinked one too many times.  I enjoy participating in Cecilia’s “In My Kitchen” posts at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial.  Somehow I let February, and March slip through my buttered … Continue reading

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Magic Bars


How many of you remember Magic Cookie Bars from waaaay back when?  In the past – waaaay back when, I made these delicious, gooey bars quite often, but I can’t remember the last time I made them.  That was until … Continue reading

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A Better Muffin


In the short time I spent in the kitchen these last few days I whipped up these healthy, fruity, tasty muffins.  They are like a ray of sunshine in The Orange Bee kitchen.  Let me share with you why these … Continue reading

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Banana Pops and Bees


Late this afternoon the sun came out and the day was warm, windy yet warm.  I took a stroll out to see if the bees were out and about and they were.  Some flying around and many just hanging out … Continue reading

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