Tagged: orange


Spicy Orange Chicken Breasts

I know you all have your go-to recipes. You must! There are those days that you need something easy, quick, and something you know will last a few meals, right?

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Bread with Depth [BBB]

Bread can be bought on just about every street here in Peru. The reality is, the price is rather low for freshly baked bread. If I didn’t enjoy the “making” part of it, I...

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Swedish Rye Bread // Pan de Centeno

As a child, I was never a fan of white bread. Now that I am an adult, I like more than just wheat slices. Bread that has depth of flavor and character is amazing....


Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

Neighbors came by to offer a bag of 100 oranges for $3.50. I knew everyone would enjoy eating the oranges, but the ladies offered to make fresh squeezed orange juice for us all. With...

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Perfect Party Cake for Perfect Parties

Perfect parties are hard to come by. For some reason this week I have spent a lot of time thinking about past groups of friends. Mostly I have been thinking how much I miss...


Baking Bananas!

Guatemalans have a recipe called Platanos al Horno, or Baked Plantains. I had bookmarked the recipe some time ago in the cookbook Extending the Table. The cookbook is such a treasure and I have...


Closed for Inventory

No, not my favorite store. No, not the local supermarket. I am talking about the ENTIRE COUNTRY OF PERU! That’s right, we are having a NATIONWIDE CENSUS today. Truthfully, I think it is more...


Feliz Cumpleaños!!!

Dad, this is my way of wishing you a very happy birthday from afar!  Enjoy your special Spiced Sweet Potato Cupcakes! Spiced Sweet Potato Cupcakes1/4 cup of butter, softened 1/4 cup of shortening 1...