Category Archives: Pecans

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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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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Maple-Pecan Sticky Buns


I mentioned in my last post that I was in the mood for some bread baking.  I’d spied this recipe for low-cal Maple-Pecan Sticky Buns in this month’s issue of Southern Living.  Feeling a bit adventurous I tackled this recipe … Continue reading

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Bourbon Pecan Pie


“Bourbon Pecan Pie“,  ’nuff said!  It seems pecans are a favorite holiday nut.  I know around The Orange Bee we like them in many ways, spiced, sugared, toasted, in cookies, cakes, breads and especially in this pie.  My man Dan … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Salad


I am truly in countdown mode for Monday night’s Central Market class.  Only 2 days until the big event.  I have an interesting and I hope engaging format for teaching a bit about bees, honey and the benefits of both. … Continue reading

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The Cake That Was Not Meant To Be Photographed


Today I’m taking the vintage quest to New Mexico.  I have a copy of a cook book named New Mexico Cookin’,  published in 1976.  Notice the cost was $1.29.  I challenge you to find a new cookbook for so little money. … Continue reading

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A Little Sweet Treat


Home sweet home!  Miss T and I had a great time away from home but it is always sweet to come home.  We had some fantastic “girl” time while down in Austin.  Austin is a beautiful town, vibrant, busy, and … Continue reading

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Chinese Christmas Gift


I recently posted a cookie recipe for Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies https://theorangebee.wordpress.com/2011/12/10/one-batch-of-cookies/#more-2356 and talked about how I wanted to bake more cookies for the Christmas season.  I did it!  I had an ulterior motive for baking cookies, not that we don’t like … Continue reading

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Baking Bread & Feeding Bees


The heat has returned to North Texas.  It seems as though we might break that record after all for # of days with temps reaching 100 or higher.  After all those wicked hot days we’ve had I said, “why not … Continue reading

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