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Archive | January, 2012

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 Sandwiches

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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Chinese Recipes to Help Ring in the Year of the Dragon

Monday, January 23rd, is the Chinese New Year. It is the Year of the Dragon, the Professor’s favorite mythical creature. One of my culinary goals for this year is venture out more in Asian cooking. I love to eat the food, but I don’t often cook it. I find it a bit intimidating, actually. One […]

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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

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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Our Visit To An Orange Grove

Our Visit To An Orange Grove

Wow – this is my first post for 2012! I hope you find it worth reading! ha! ha! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been enjoying my kids’ winter break from school helping my husband with projects around the house. We painted a bathroom, took off the old yucky mirror and added a new […]

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