green is the new orange…


Hey, if a tv show can do it (Orange is the New Black – a Netflix Original series), so can I!  This, however, is not another episode of Piper Kerman’s memoir-turned-tv-show, but a tribute to an island. Okinawa, that is.

I visited the local fruit market yesterday, and walked away with way too much for just Tony and I. Today, I utilized some of these gems for muffins; OrangeRosemary Muffins with an orange-scented brown sugar glaze.img_0861

  • 1 c white sugar
  • 1/2 c brown sugar, divided
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 c buttermilk
  • zest & juice of 5 Okinawan oranges (or 2 Naval)
  • 1-1″ sprig of Rosemary, leaves finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Preheat oven to 375 degrees; prepare muffin tin with liners – spray with non-stick spray. In a…

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