Archives for February 2013

Roasted Chicken with Bitter Orange Marmalade….

Roasted Chicken with Bitter Orange Marmalade, Roasted Tomatoes, and Ginger    Recipe from "TEN" by Sheila Lukins FOR THE OVEN-ROASTED TOMATOES 8 ripe plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons sugar freshly ground black pepper, to taste FOR THE … [Read more...]

Vanilla Bean Buttermilk Cake with Glazed Oranges and Creme Fraiche recipe from “A Homemade Life” by Molly Wizenberg

A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg http://www.amazon.com/Homemade-Life-Stories-Recipes-Kitchen/dp/1416551050 FOR THE CAKE 4 large egg yolks 2/3 cup buttermilk 1 cup sugar 1 vanilla bean 2 cups cake flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 stick (4 ozs.) unsalted butter, at … [Read more...]

Harvest Time for Oranges!

All over the state in California, our landscape is dotted with orange trees.  Numerous commercial orchards are to be found as you drive through the state's Central Valley.  Furthermore, many of California's residents grow citrus in their backyards - orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit, kumquat, and … [Read more...]