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Recipe Sunday: Orange and Star Anise Scones

I’ve been a nut for citrus lately. A nut! But, I overbought oranges and found myself desperately looking for ways to use them before they went bad.

We also had the world’s smallest and weirdest amount of grapefruit juice in the fridge. Seriously, like 2 tablespoons.

So I decided to play with citrus, and that made me think of some lovely warming flavors – which led me to the spice drawer. Continue reading

Recipe Sunday: Roasted Orange, Cranberry and Mozzarella Salad

Orange final sized ctHappy New Year, Crasstalk! For anyone who made a resolution to eat healthier, here’s a little salad you can whip up in around 15 minutes.

I come from a big “oranges in the Christmas stocking” family. And so does my husband. I think it’s a beautiful tradition. Our respective family’s give oranges (along with a gazillion others I suspect) because in the not-so-distant past of the depression, oranges were like gold to our grandparents and great-grandparents. (Or in honor of St. Nick throwing gold into Christmas stockings in folklore. Either way, oranges equal gold, baby!) Continue reading