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Cranberry Orange Sorbet

This sweet-tart Cranberry Orange Sorbet is a deliciously refreshing dessert! A few weeks ago, as we were cooking for the Thanksgiving holiday, we made a fantastic cranberry orange relish to eat with this turkey leftovers recipe. That relish – made with fresh cranberries, fresh oranges and sugar – gave up some delicious juices as it […]

Cranberry Orange Relish

This amazing Cranberry Relish is the star condiment in our Myles Standish Sandwich (you can see that recipe here).  But even if you don’t make our sandwich recipe, this Cranberry Relish is so delicious – you’ll want a jar of this fresh, sweet-tart condiment in your refrigerator anytime fresh cranberries are in season! Cranberry Relish […]

Fiesta Style Cranberry Sauce

We’re sharing this Fiesta Style Cranberry Sauce recipe as part of a sponsored post for Ocean Spray®. As a food blogger, I have to say – I get invited to some very cool events! And if you follow me over on Instagram or Twitter then you might have seen some photos of my recent trip […]

Turkey Brine Recipe & Thanksgiving Menu Planning

We’re sharing our favorite Turkey Brine recipe today plus some Thanksgiving Menu Planning Ideas as part of a sponsored post for College Inn. All opinions are 100% mine.  Two weeks to go until Thanksgiving…are you ready? No? OK …don’t panic…we are here to help! Today we’ll help you finalize your Thanksgiving menu with ideas for […]

Cassata Ricotta (Sponge Cake with Ricotta)

Cassata is a traditional Italian dessert made from sponge cake soaked in liqueur that has been layered with ricotta cheese and candied fruit in a cream filling – plus a decorative marzipan top. Our version today is a much more simplified Cassata Ricotta – and although I first made this recipe over the holidays last […]

Orange Zucchini Cookies

I’ve been dreaming about these delicious Orange Zucchini Cookies ever since last summer! My husband Jack originally made these light and perfectly sweet cookies as a test batch when our garden was overflowing with zucchini. They were so good – we ate them all before we had a chance to photograph them to share here […]

Orange and Ginger Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle

It’s Christmas Eve folks!  Are you ready?  Still need one last special dessert for your holiday dessert table?  Then how about our delicious Orange and Ginger Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle? We originally shared this recipe last year at Christmastime over on Your Homebased Mom, when we participated in a Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange along with […]

Orange Sugared Cranberries

Our Orange Sugared Cranberries are an easy-to-make, sweet-tart treat and a delicious way to take advantage of fresh cranberries that are in-season and at your local supermarket right now! Sugared cranberries have become very popular in recent years – and they make a pretty and festive garnish placed on top of holiday-season baked goods or […]

Orange Chicken and Vegetables

Put a delicious dinner on the table in fewer than thirty minutes with today’s recipe for Orange Chicken and Vegetables! Seriously – this is a meal that your whole family will love! A mix of chicken tenders and sautéed vegetables are smothered in a sweet and spicy sesame-infused sauce made with orange marmalade, orange juice, […]

Orange Poppy Seed Cake

This last month or so I’ve been craving citrus of all kinds – oranges, lemons, and limes! (I’m sure it has something to do with this never-ending winter we’re having here in New England – and citrus to me is synonymous with sunshine!) So I decided to make this super moist Orange Poppy Seed Cake […]

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving dinner tradition, dating all the way back to the Pilgrims who took advantage of the abundance of local, fresh cranberries in Plymouth, Massachusetts where they originally settled.  It’s a great sweet-tart complement to the other traditional foods served during Thanksgiving dinner – and a Thanksgiving meal wouldn’t be complete without […]

Orange Almond Biscotti

This recipe for Orange Almond Biscotti is another favorite that we came home with after our honeymoon to the Tuscany region of Italy.  These lightly sweetened biscotti are perfectly flavored with a generous amount of fresh orange zest, and blanched almonds add a bit of crunch as well as almond flavor to the cookie.  These […]

Cranberry Orange Scones

I’ve always had a sort of love-hate thing about scones.  In theory, I love them and really, what’s not to love?  A delicious, airy, lightly sweetened or sometimes savory pastry made with lots of butter.   But most of the time, the scones I’ve eaten have been too dry and too heavy – a total disappointment. And then […]