The Truth About Margaritas

Margaritas. Delicious, perfect, amazing margaritas. Whenever I think of Margaritas I instantly think of Bob Marley and whenever I think of Bob Marley I think of "Three Little Birds" and start singing and you can never have a bad day when you're singing, "DON'T WORRY! ABOUT A THING! 'CAUSE EVERY LITTLE THING...IS GONNA BE ALRIGHT!"...more

White Peach Sangria

Summer is around the corner and I relish in my favorite warm weather cocktail - S A N G R I A! White, red, doesn't matter. I enjoy experimenting with different flavored wines and fruit combos. Sharing my recipe for White Peach Sangria. There is not a standard wine for Sangria. However, for a white Sangria, pick a zesty, aromatic wine. I used this Riesling for this particular recipe......more

10 Reasons We Love Happy Hour (at Benihana's!)

We love happy hour. We love happy hour at most restaurants. We love happy hour at Benihana!...more

A Week in Napa - Part 3

http://www.theorangebee.com/2015/02/25/week-napa-part-3/...more

A Week in Napa - Part 2

http://www.theorangebee.com/2015/02/20/week-napa-part-2/...more

Wine Review Video J Brut Rosé

A wine review of the sparkling pink J Brut Rosé. Creamy texture and vibrant berries make this a sparkling treat....more

Wine Review J Brut Rosé

A wine review of the sparkling pink J Brut Rosé. Creamy texture and vibrant berries make this a sparkling treat....more

Quick Canapé Recipe for Parmesan Crisps

I normally have some parmesan cheese lurking somewhere in the fridge, so this is a bit of a go to canapé for me.  It's so easy to make and you will look like a domestic goddess when you whip this up for your guests.  The crispy, salty flavour is a great way to start any party....more

Two Mostly Make-Ahead Festive Holiday Dinners

Planning a dinner party menu, for me, is like figuring out an outfit to wear for a special occasion; so many choices but nothing comes together. The (such-a-deal) taupe sheath with a metallic band is very cool but none of my shoes are right. And accessories? Don’t even go there. The Baked Quince stuffed with Ground Lamb and Currants is festive but I’m stumped about a side dish. And dessert? Forget about it....more

Spiced Mulled Wine

I was pretty excited to try a mulled wine recipe for the holidays because I’d never had it before. I’m always apprehensive because I really prefer dry red wine and I’d always thought mulled wine would be way too sweet. This recipe is a great balance between a warm, spicy drink while still having a bit of dryness to it. ...more