Archive | January, 2012

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The Easiest White Queso – Ever!

I love Superbowl parties. I mean, what other time is it okay to sit around the tv, holler and drink and eat junk food with your friends for hours? I know, it’s not the healthiest of activities, but it’s the Superbowl, people!!! Even if your team didn’t make it to the championship (our sad, pathetic […]

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Lemon Recipes to Make You Smile!

I’m taking a break from my orange madness to talk about another favorite citrus fruit: The Lemon. Lemons are coveted and loved in my family. You see, my husband, is a lemon lover. He puts it in EVERYTHING, even eggs. His family loves sour foods. And two out of three of my kids, have followed […]

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Orange Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich by FamilySpice.com

Orange Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich

I’m down to the last giant bag of oranges from our visit to the orange grove. I’m feeling a little sad. My family and I have really enjoyed the freshly squeezed orange juice every day. And I’ve enjoyed baking and cooking with the oranges and trying them in everything. It’s to the point where no […]

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Upside-Down Orange Cake

I know, I know. Isn’t it horrible of me to post a dessert recipe? Especially after professing about my own resolution to stay away from this stuff??? But, seriously, we had family visiting this weekend and not everyone is on a diet! I love taking advantage of sharing the calories with family and friends so […]

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Valencia Orange Marmalade

My husband’s side of the family loves sour foods. They adore lemons and add it to everything. I had a hard time adjusting to my in-laws cooking when we first married because I come from a family that loves jams. The first time my husband cooked for me he made his mother’s sour chicken. After […]

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Yes, I’m Still Here.

My title says it all. Yes, I’m still here. Things have been a little quiet here on the blog, not because I have quit cooking, blogging or photography. I have been taking a little selfish break. As I stated on a previous post, my resolution for 2012 is to take some serious me-time to get […]

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