Snickerdoodle Pudding Cookies 1

Snickerdoodle Pudding Cookies

These Snickerdoodle Pudding Cookies are a real treat for Snickerdoodle lovers. Are you one of them? I’ll be biting my fake fingernails all day today. My 12 year old is…

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Rustic Tomato Tart 1

Rustic Tomato and Zucchini Tart

This new mountain region I live in is beautiful in the summer.  The temperature is perfect.  It’s probably a good thing we didn’t move in the middle of winter, or…

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August 6 Stuff

Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See

Here’s another edition of Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See… Here’s what I’m sharing on Parade this week:  The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes!  I searched high and…

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Mushroom Grilled Cheese with Balsamic Caramelized Onions 1

Mushroom Grilled Cheese with Balsamic- Caramelized Onions (giveaway)

We love grilled cheese in our house.  I mean, we REALLY LOVE GRILLED CHEESE.  We eat it often, and sometimes we try to jazz things up.  Here’s my gourmet recipe…

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Flank Steak with Tomato- Pepper Salsa

Grilled Flank Steak with Tomato- Pepper Salsa

Since we’re in the middle of summer and I’ve lived in my new house for about 6 weeks now, it’s high time I shared a little bit of my backyard…

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July 30 Collage

Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See

Another edition of Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See… Here’s what I shared on Parade Magazine’s food blog this week: 5 Corn on the Cob Recipes (you’ll want…

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Peach and Pecan Quinoa Salad 1

Peach and Pecan Quinoa Salad

I guess I’ve been kind of all about fruit this summer with my blueberry jam and my cherry cobbler and now with my Peach and Pecan Quinoa Salad. It’s a…

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100 Recipes Using Fresh Cherries

Cherry Recipes (100 of them)

So I’ve got some cool stuff for you today. Lots of cool stuff. Especially if you’re into fresh cherries. I’m sharing 100 recipes using Fresh Cherries. Yeah, cherry recipes. Lots…

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Collage

Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See

More of that Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See! Since grilled chicken is such a hot topic in the summertime, that’s what I shared on Parade Magazine‘s blog…

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Easy Cherry Cobbler Recipe 1

Easy Cherry Cobbler Recipe

This easy cherry cobbler recipe couldn’t be any easier.  Seriously. There are many things about summer that I love: dipping my toes into beach water, taking naps on a hot,…

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Blueberry Refrigerator Jam - RecipeGirl.com 1

Blueberry Refrigerator Jam

What kind of jam person are you?  Are you apricot?  Are you seedless raspberry?  Are you classic strawberry?  Or are you some other kind of weird jam that we don’t…

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Ice Cream Week

Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See

More Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See… the summer ice cream week edition! The moment I laid eyes on this ice cream from Amy at She Wears Many…

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Strawberry Cookies and Cream Ice Cream 1

Strawberry Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Is it hot where you live?  Really hot?  Like so hot that you want to stand in a bucket of ice water 24/7?  If so, you need ice cream, and…

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The Fresh 20 Giveaway

The Fresh 20 Cookbook and Meal Planning Service {Giveaway}

I first met Melissa Lanz at a conference in the spring of 2010.  She talked about a new meal planning service she had launched the previous fall:  The Fresh 20….

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Spiked Raspberry Lemonade 600

Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See

Yep, here we go again… more Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See: Here’s what I shared this week on Parade Magazine’s food blog:  5 Spiked Lemonade Recipes to…

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Strawberry Chicken Salad with Bacon and Avocado... tossed in a Strawberry- Balsamic Vinaigrette- from RecipeGirl.com

Strawberry Chicken Salad with Bacon and Avocado

The 4th of July summer holiday is over and now it’s time to get back on the eating-healthy bandwagon.  Are you with me?!!  I don’t know about you, but it’s…

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Stuff I've Gotta Share July 3

Stuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See

Here’s some more general “Stuff” for ya! Happy 4th of July… or if you’re in another part of the world, Happy Day!  Around here 4th of July is BIG.  Totally…

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Easiest Pound Cake Recipe Ever 1

Easiest Pound Cake Recipe Ever

For my neighborhood BBQ last weekend, I wanted to serve up some fresh strawberries with whipped cream and pound cake (a strawberry shortcake kind of dessert).  Since I’ve never, ever,…

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