Posts tagged orange
Black Rice Salad with Pomegranate, Cucumber & Oranges in Dijon Vinaigrette

Black rice. It's exotic and beautiful, earthy with flavor. I make a big bowlful, toss the sticky rice around, drizzle in the mustard vinaigrette, watch the rice loosen into shiny grains. The diced cucumber and pomegranate give it texture, the oranges, juice.

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The Sensual Summertime Drink: Tea ~ Palais des Thés

My obsession with tea began in childhood. Coffee was never appealing, too strong for my blood. A cup of tea soothed and comforted when I needed it, and it kept me company in a hot mug in between the palms of my hands.

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Oranges & Marmalade

The backyard was an expanse of lawn that stretched out toward the view of Glendale and sloped down, ending at an immense wall of shrubbery. The view of the city was vast, and it seemed so immeasurably wide. In the distance, a large block of a white building, a church, sat far out at the edge of the horizon, always topped with its cross, except during Christmas holiday when it changed into a white star. 

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