Homemade Nutella 1

How to Make Homemade Nutella

I’ve been on a “diet” for 17 very long days now. For the most part, I’ve managed to avoid wine, pasta, cheese, nuts and bread, and I’ve consumed very little…

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Corn and Cherry Tomato Salad

Grilled Skirt Steak with Corn and Cherry Tomato Salad

It’s a day-off Labor Day holiday in America today.  Yippee!  It’s a day for heading to the beach or the lake one last time for the summer, it’s a day…

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Road Trip to New York City

Cross Country Road Trip 2012: New York City (food highlights)

Well, here I go again with our family’s Summer Road Trip 2012… sheesh, it seems like we’ve been on the road forever, right??  Just a couple more posts and we…

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Broccoli Salad 1

Broccoli Salad

I have a big sister, and her name is Susie.  Susie was off to college when I was only in elementary school, so we didn’t really get a chance to…

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Strawberry Cheesecake Cake 1

Strawberry Cheesecake Cake

It’s not really the peak of strawberry season right now, but I’m still finding the most amazing sweet strawberries in my market. I’ve been obsessed with eating them sliced up…

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Road Trip San Diego to Philly

Cross Country Road Trip 2012: Philadelphia (food highlights)

Continuing on our summer Cross Country Road trip (with food highlights), we finally made it to Philadelphia.  Here we had 2 days of eating and exploring a bit. When I…

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Lemon- Oregano Salmon with Roasted Tomatoes

Lemon- Oregano Salmon with Roasted Tomatoes

I’ve never been a huge “fish” person.  I like it, but I certainly don’t care for any kinds of fishy fish.  Some people say they don’t like salmon for that…

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Oreo and Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars 1

Oreo and Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

There is a very special friend of mine who is having a baby next month.  Her name is Jenny, and she is seemingly obsessed with creating recipes of all kinds…

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Greek Yogurt Pancakes 1

Greek Yogurt Pancakes

On pancake-craving mornings, I find myself brainstorming ideas for new pancake recipes. One such craving-day recently had me thinking of Greek Yogurt Pancakes. I’m obsessed with doing something with Greek…

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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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Gold Medal Flour 3

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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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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