Cakes and Desserts, Cookies, fruit, Recipes

Orange, Chocolate and Almond Cookies

Citrus fruits season is almost over, and it seems like a good reason to use the still fresh oranges in a new version of my orange-chocolate cookies, which are among my favorites. Continue reading “Orange, Chocolate and Almond Cookies”

Cakes, Cakes and Desserts, Cheese, fruit, Recipes

Orange, Rum and Raisins Ricotta Cheese Cake

Ricotta cheese has a fresh, tangy flavor, and a slight grainy texture. It can be used in both savory and sweet dishes. Mixed with sugar, it makes a tasty filling for sweet pastries, and it is often used to bake cheesecakes, as in the following recipe. Continue reading “Orange, Rum and Raisins Ricotta Cheese Cake”

Brunch, Cakes, Cakes and Desserts, fruit, Recipes

Dried Fruit and Ginger Heavy Cream Cake

Noticing I somehow accumulated quite a few small quantities of different dried fruit, I decided the best way to use them was in a cake. Continue reading “Dried Fruit and Ginger Heavy Cream Cake”

Brunch, Cakes and Desserts, Cookies, fruit, Recipes

Pecan, Orange, Dried Cranberries and Maple Sugar Cookies

Keeping a few logs of cookie dough in the freezer, guaranties having freshly baked cookies in no time. Continue reading “Pecan, Orange, Dried Cranberries and Maple Sugar Cookies”

Brunch, fruit, Recipes, Soups

Orange Vegetables and Pineapple Soup

One of the best remedies for grey gloomy days, is to have a bowl of bright colored, velvety tasty warm soup. Continue reading “Orange Vegetables and Pineapple Soup”

appetizer, Brunch, Recipes, Soups, Vegetables

Spiced Squash, Sweet Potato and Orange Soup

Spaghetti squash is sometimes marketed as a healthier alternative to regular spaghetti, and lately, I’ve decided to give it a try. Continue reading “Spiced Squash, Sweet Potato and Orange Soup”

Cakes and Desserts, Food, Muffins, Recipes

Butternut Squash and Orange Muffins

Continuing the butternut squash saga of last week, I still had one more package of thawed butternut squash that I needed to find use for. As I’m very fond of using vegetables in cakes (see below list), I’ve decided on making breakfast muffins with it. Continue reading “Butternut Squash and Orange Muffins”

Cookies, Food, Recipes

Pistachio and Orange Cookies

Pistachios are one of my favorite nuts, and I’ve decided to use them as the main ingredient in these easy to make cookies. Continue reading “Pistachio and Orange Cookies”

Cakes, Food, Recipes

Orange Raspberry Jelly Roll Cake

Orange Raspberry Jelly Roll Cake Ronit PensoA tasty homemade cake is a nice way to start the New Year.
The following old fashioned/”retro” Jelly Roll cake, is just perfect for this purpose, or for any other weekend brunch. It can be easily prepared from simple ingredients, yet still looks sophisticated and festive. Try it and enjoy. Continue reading “Orange Raspberry Jelly Roll Cake”

duck, Food, Recipes, Sauces

Duck with Cranberries and Orange Sauce

Cranberries and Orange Sauce Ronit PensoWith plenty of leftover cranberries and oranges, I’ve decided to put some into good use, in the form of a sauce for a duck dish.
Cranberries and oranges go so well together, and the acidity and mild sweetness is just perfect for a duck dish. The result was wonderful. Continue reading “Duck with Cranberries and Orange Sauce”

Chicken, Food, Recipes

Honey Orange Sticky Chicken Wings

 Honey Orange Sticky Chicken Wings Ronit Penso
With fresh citrus fruits arriving at the stores, I’ve decided it’s time for some orange flavored chicken wings. Continue reading “Honey Orange Sticky Chicken Wings”