Tag 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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Honeyed Pecans


Hello honey!  Pecans might be my favorite nut. I suppose it’s got something to do with growing up in Texas where pecan trees are abundant and spending an afternoon shelling pecans is synonymous with canning tomatoes or pickling okra.  It’s … 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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Rum Cake


This weekend we celebrated my oldest daughter, LuLu’s 26th birthday.  You see the 25 candles + 1 more candle = 26 years.  If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time you’ve no doubt read about the different … 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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I Have A Sweet Tooth


Only one day until my CM gig.  I’ve been thinking about it often.  Who will be there?  How many questions will I be asked, and about what?  Will I be given favorable reviews at the end of class?  There are … 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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Christmas Traditions


tradition |trəˈdi sh ən| noun the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way : every shade of color is fixed by tradition and governed by religious laws.• a long-established custom or belief that has been passed on in this way : Japan’s unique … Continue reading

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