Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Orange Pecan Cookies

I introduce to you my new favorite cookie. It is a jumble of goodness all mixed together in 1 1/2 inches in diameter, baked for 9 minutes then thoroughly enjoyed by all. Seriously y’all, these aren’t your grandma’s chocolate chip cookies (no offense grandma). These are the type of cookies that you’ll create memories with…

Cranberry Orange Bread

RALEIGH, N.C. — I’m working from home this week and after a long day of sitting at my parents’ kitchen table on my laptop, I decided it was time to bake. I declared my intentions outloud to my brother who had just woken up (at 12:30 p.m….oh, to be in college), “Don’t you think it…

Orange Oatmeal Currant Scones

I’m pretty sure this is my favorite scone recipe yet. They’re not too big and keep their flavor over a few days, instead of turning into big morning cakes where they’re too doughy and dense. The recipe also seems flexible enough in terms of leaving out the orange and currants and adding your own twist…

Pot Roast with Orange and Figs

This was the main dish for Passover this year. I would rate it a 8 out of 10. However, since I had a ton leftover, James and I ate it for two nights after and on those nights it was a 10 out of 10! The extra time it had to marinate and soak up…

Yom Kippur: Break the Fast Feast

From 6:00 Wednesday night to 6:00 Thursday night I fasted. I had a little bit of water throughout the day, but that’s it. It’s not easy to fast and cook at the same time! Talk about challenging my will power. I was making a video but mid way through my energy levels were low and…

Orange Chicken

My mom’s recipe. This also gives me a chance to write about mama’s cookin’ Ingredients 1/2 cup orange juice 2 T. dijon mustard 1 tsp. worcestershire sauce pepper and garlic powder to taste 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 1/2 cup bread crumbs* 1 tsp. paprika 3 chicken breasts dash of rosemary or thyme * simple bread…