Cilantro Chicken 1

Cilantro Chicken

Let me tell you a little story about cilantro.  I was once a hater… a very big hater.  When my husband and I were newlyweds, we used to eat at…

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Road Trip Washington DC

Cross Country Road Trip 2012: Washington D.C. (food highlights)

It’s been fun hearing from readers who have been eagerly following our cross country road trip this summer.  Thank you for all of your sweet comments!  I’m continuing with the…

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Berry Hand Pies

Berry Hand Pies – “Pie it Forward” Cookbook

I’ve admitted it before, and I’ll admit it again.  I’m a hopelessly horrible pie crust maker.  I’ve tried many a recipe and many a method, and I can never seem…

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Farm to Table with Gold Medal Flour in Kansas City

In the middle of my family’s cross country summer road trip, I took on an opportunity to visit the headquarters of Gold Medal Flour- their farms and their mill in…

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Classic Cobb Salad 1

Classic Cobb Salad

Sometimes you might just like a salad for dinner.  In fact, more often than not, you might just want a salad for dinner and that’s IT.  But perhaps you have…

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Kitchen of Dreams

Your Kitchen of Dreams Makeover Contest

Philadelphia cream cheese is finding its way into everyone’s kitchens nowadays, and it’s not just for bagels anymore!  I personally love to swirl it into creamy pasta, add it to…

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Basement Brownies 1

Basement Brownies

I love a recipe with a good story behind it.  My family was recently visiting my brother and sister-in-law in beautiful Colorado.  As usual with my snoopy nature, I scoured…

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Gold Medal Basket

Gold Medal Flour Gift Basket Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed.  Thanks to all for entering! The folks at Gold Medal Flour are giving one lucky Recipe Girl reader one of these fun baking-themed gift packs!

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Charleston Cross Country Road Trip

Cross Country Road Trip 2012: Charleston, South Carolina (food highlights)

Part 3 of my family’s Summer Road Trip 2012 (part 1 here and part 2 here): a visit to Charleston, South Carolina- with food highlights, of course! So we started…

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Grilled Swordfish with Pineapple- Peach Salsa

Grilled Swordfish with Pineapple- Peach Salsa

My sister Susie has always had a bunch of recipes in her at-home collection.  It’s like Disneyland for a recipe freak like me when I visit her, since I can…

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Cross Country Road Trip

Cross Country Road Trip 2012: New Orleans, Alabama, Florida (food highlights)

Part 2 of my family’s Summer Road Trip 2012! (Part 1 here): a visit to New Orleans LA, Mobile AL, and Redington Shores FL- with food highlights, of course! We…

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Fresh Corn Salad 1

Fresh Corn, Zucchini and Tomato Salad

Do you have any friends on that Raw Food Diet? … that diet where you eat all raw foods with the thought that raw food is better for your body?…

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Grilled Clams

How to Grill Clams

I suppose I have to admit that I’ll be subjecting you to a series of beachy, New England-style summer recipes for a week or two.  Not that you have to…

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Blueberry Cornbread 1

Blueberry Cornbread

One of the many great things about vacationing in Massachusetts is being able to find an abundance of freshly picked, big and juicy blueberries. I’ve never been blueberry picking myself…

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Skinny Ice Cocktails 8

Skinny Ice Cocktails

Here I am sitting around on my summer vacation… eating too many good things and not exercising nearly enough (though I’m trying!) But at least I’m sucking down some skinny…

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Cross Country Road Trip 1

Cross Country Road Trip 2012: San Diego to Houston (food highlights)

My family is in the midst of this crazy-long road trip across the entire USA and back again.  If you’ve been following my blog a while, you might remember that…

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