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THREE LITTLE LOAVES

Welcome to After Orange County where today I present to you Three Little Loaves. As you read this post Brad & I are in Asheville, North Carolina. Dear friends rented a vacation home in Asheville for a couple of months and to our delight, invited us to join them for a few days in the […]

THREE LITTLE LOAVES | Banana, Pumpkin & Zucchini Bread | AfterOrangeCounty.com
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SCRUMPTIOUS STRAWBERRY UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE

Welcome! Today I’m going to share with you my absolutely scrumptious Strawberry Upside-Down Cake recipe. I’ve made it twice lately, first for my Healthy Cooking Group who absolutely LOVED it. Our theme this month was healthy, fresh & summery. Well, I’ll admit this recipe might not have been the most healthy dessert I could have made, […]

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DECADENT LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE RECIPE

DECADENT LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE RECIPE As I mentioned in a recent “Sundays With Celia” post, we got together for our monthly Comfort Food Dinner last week. This time it was hosted by our dear friends, Ruth & Mark. A lovely table was set alfresco on their beautiful patio. I really liked the colorful and festive […]

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FRESH FRUIT PAVLOVA

Fresh Fruit Pavlova, the most iconic Australian dessert is my go-to summertime confection. It was named after Anna Pavlova, the Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries, and was reportedly created by an Australian Chef to resemble the lightness of the ballerina herself. And light it is, as the meringue […]

FRESH FRUIT PAVLOVA | Recipe @ www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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ROASTED VEGETABLE TRICOLORE PASTA SALAD

Continuing my week of yummy summer recipes, today I bring you my recipe for Roasted Vegetable Tricolore Pasta Salad. I serve this as a main dish over a bed of salad greens that have been tossed in a light vinaigrette dressing. It makes for a cool, delicious & nutritious meal, perfect for a summer picnic or […]

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LUSCIOUS APRICOT CRUMBLE

Hello! Today I’m going to share with you my recipe for a Luscious Apricot Crumble. I prepared this delicious, summery dessert last weekend to take to a friend’s house where we enjoyed a wonderful summer supper on his terrace overlooking the Lake Arrowhead golf course. There is a small window when apricots (one of my […]

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HALIBUT EN PAPILLOTE

I love to eat fish but I’ll admit it, cooking fish is not my forté. That’s why I often order it when dining out. I particularly love halibut and knew that my girlfriend Cindy, the guest of honor at the birthday dinner party I recently hosted, loved halibut too. So I decided to serve Halibut […]

HALIBUT EN PAPILLOTE | Recipe by Celia Becker @ www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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GOLDEN BELL PEPPER SOUP WITH BASIL OIL

Greetings! Today I’m sharing my delicious recipe for Golden Bell Pepper Soup With Basil Oil. I made this warm and comforting soup for the birthday dinner party I recently hosted. I’m a soup lover and will make it any time of year. But since we are still experiencing some cold weather here in Lake Arrowhead, […]

GOLDEN BELL PEPPER SOUP WITH BASIL OIL | Recipe @ www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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