Double Berry Puff Pancake 1

Double Berry Puff Pancake

Got red, white and blue on your mind yet? We’re starting to think ahead to 4th of July already. My son is most excited about lighting sparklers. They’re not allowed…

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Cola Barbecue Sauce by RecipeGirl.com 1

Cola Barbecue Sauce

A little while back, we got one of those super cool smokers from the good folks at Masterbuilt. I was so happy to finally have one because I knew my…

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Anderson Seafoods Giveaway

Anderson Seafoods: $200 Gift Card Giveaway

This giveaway has closed. It’s time to start thinking about what you want to serve to your clan on the 4th of July.  So let’s kick it off with a…

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Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookies 1

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking chocolate chip cookies is great and all, but sometimes I just want to bake them all at once… and not do the several different batches thing and mess up…

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Layered Taco Salad 1

Tex Mex Layered Salad

Our seemingly endless Little League baseball season is fiiiiiiinally over. Basketball too. And school ends this week!  It’s time to start thinking about flip flops, beach towels, BATHING SUITS, and…

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cookbooks 2012

New Cookbooks 2012

I’ve become awfully fond of my Kindle for reading books, but I still like to hold my cookbooks in my hands.  I won’t be ordering any electronic versions of cookbooks……

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies RecipeGirl.com 1

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies: Take Two

Once upon a time I made a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies recipe.  I loved them, I shared them on my blog, and readers either loved them or not.  There were a…

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Mango Slaw 2 from RecipeGirl.com

Mango Slaw

I suppose I’m on a bit of a mango- kick since my last post involved mangos too.  Oh heck, who am I kidding?  I’m always on a mango- kick.  Mangos…

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Balsamic- Mango Marinated Grilled Chicken 1

Balsamic- Mango Marinated Grilled Chicken

Hey, it’s summer!  Well, not really… but close enough, right?  The berries are starting to show up in the market, fresh tomatoes are a little sweeter, the sun is shining…

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Cookies and Cream Frosting 1 square

Cookies and Cream Frosting

My little boy turns 11 today!  It’s totally crazy.  He was just a baby… like yesterday!  The scariest part about having an 11 year old is to think that in…

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Favorite Chicken Recipes: 10 Dinner Ideas

Because most of the world is pretty wild about chicken, I thought I’d share my favorite chicken recipes with you today.  Maybe you can find something new to make for…

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New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been eyeing this famous New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe for a very long time now.  First published in the New York Times on July 9, 2008, this…

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Green Chile and Bacon Egg Bake 2

Green Chile, Bacon and Cheese Egg Bake

Dear Loving Family of Mine, I’d really like a break from cooking on Mother’s Day this year. And I’d like to spend the day with you, if you don’t mind….

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Ginger Beer Lemonade

Ginger Beer Lemonade

First of all, you should know that Ginger Beer is not really “beer.”  It took me a a couple of hours of tweeting and googling to verify that.  I guess…

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