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Mary (The Goodie Godmother)

Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Fresh Cranberry Galette

This tart sweet fresh cranberry galette is an easy alternative to a traditional pie. A little less waiting, great balance of fruit and crust, and ice cream's favorite fall friend. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

This tart sweet fresh cranberry galette is an easy alternative to a traditional pie. A little less waiting, great balance of fruit and crust, and ice cream’s favorite fall friend. This year has been very pie-centric for some reason. I don’t know if it was the move, living in a slower paced area, or what, but I’ve made more pies this year than the last 2 combined. And not just…

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Miscellaneous

2018 Foodie Holiday Gift Guide (#ShopSmall Options Included!)

Hello, darlings! Today I want to do something a little different and share a 2018 Foodie Holiday Gift Guide. A little different from a typical gift guide, I want to feature products I like, mostly from smaller makers. There are a few items from larger stores because I think they make great gifts, but not many.  With all the shopping frenzy about “deals” at the end of the week, it…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Slab Pie

This bourbon chocolate pecan slab pie is the best chocolate pecan pie I've tasted! Nutty, just a bit boozy, and definitely chocolaty, it's always a hit with pecan pie lovers. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

This bourbon chocolate pecan slab pie is the best chocolate pecan pie I’ve tasted! Nutty, just a bit boozy, and definitely chocolaty, it’s always a hit with pecan pie lovers.  Can you really ever go wrong with bourbon, chocolate, and pecan pie for a crowd? Probably not. Even less so when you combine the three into one amazing holiday dessert idea! This would be perfect for a Friendsgiving or large…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Pumpkin Flan

Pumpkin flan is a dessert even your abuela would approve! Just the right amount of pumpkin and spices with that classic flan flavor. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Pumpkin flan is a dessert even your abuela would approve! Just the right amount of pumpkin and spices with that classic flan flavor.   This pumpkin flan is quite possibly the most basic flan recipe to hit the internet this week. And I don’t mean basic in the simple sense (although it’s not complicated), I mean basic basic. Because isn’t that the joke around all pumpkin things? Yet, we still…

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Blog Recipes

Big Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

A slightly nutty flavor makes these big browned butter chocolate chip cookies a great new take on an always classic cookie! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A slightly nutty flavor makes these big browned butter chocolate chip cookies a great new take on an always classic cookie!   I almost didn’t post these cookies. You know how there are always a few months of “settling” that happen after a move? After any life transition, really, but this one was because of our move. There’s just so much that goes into finding your way in a new…

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Blog Recipes/ Cakes and Cupcakes/ Desserts and Sweets

Amazing Pumpkin Pound Cake

Pumpkin lovers rejoice! This amazing pumpkin pound cake recipe is not only easy to make, but moist, flavorful, and topped with a delicious maple glaze.  * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Pumpkin lovers rejoice! This amazing pumpkin pound cake recipe is not only easy to make, but moist, flavorful, and topped with a delicious maple glaze.  This really is an “amazing” pumpkin pound cake recipe, darlings. I know words like that seem superfluous, especially on food blogs, because it’s our job to talk up our recipes. BUT, I’m a home baker, you’re a home baker, and this recipe is legitimately that…

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Blog Recipes/ Cakes and Cupcakes/ Desserts and Sweets

Peanut Butter Chocolate Sheet Cake

Easy and unfussy, this peanut butter chocolate sheet cake is comfort food in a casserole dish. Sheet cakes are great for a crowd, or dessert for a few days! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com #peanutbutter #chocolatecake #easycake #sheetcake

Easy and unfussy, this peanut butter chocolate sheet cake is comfort food in a casserole dish. Sheet cakes are great for a crowd, or dessert for a few days! We don’t bake nearly enough sheet cakes, darlings. A sheet cake, like this peanut butter chocolate sheet cake, can be overlooked when we bake for the ‘gram. Or whatever your preferred social media. But sheet cakes are comforting, one of those…

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Blog Recipes/ Breakfast

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

Make this banana bread baked oatmeal recipe with your weekend meal prep and reheat for an easy weekday breakfast. Baked oatmeal also works as a more nutritious sweet main dish for weekend brunch! * GoodieGodmother.com

Make this banana bread baked oatmeal recipe with your weekend meal prep and reheat for an easy weekday breakfast. Baked oatmeal also works as a more nutritious sweet main dish for weekend brunch!  I can’t even count the number of times I made this banana bread baked oatmeal after we welcomed our second child. A baked oatmeal of some sort was almost a permanent fixture in our home the first…

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Blog Recipes/ Cookies and Macarons/ Desserts and Sweets

Lemon Coconut Cookies

Need a recipe to use up a lot of egg yolks? These lemon coconut cookies are just the recipe! These lightly sweetened lemon cookies are soft, rich, and a little unique with the added coconut. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Need a recipe to use up a lot of egg yolks? These lemon coconut cookies use 6 yolks! These lightly sweetened lemon cookies are soft, rich, and a little unique with the added coconut. These lemon coconut cookies are a fitting recipe to share this week. Originally developed for my home bakery, these cookies were a way to use up the excess egg yolks from all the macaron orders. I…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets/ Sauces and Condiments

Lemon Curd Recipe

Homemade lemon curd is worth 15 minutes! With a brighter lemon flavor than the store bought kind, this lemon curd recipe is easy, freezes well, and most importantly - tastes fabulous. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com #lemoncurd #lemons #teatime

Homemade lemon curd is worth 15 minutes! With a brighter lemon flavor than the store bought kind, this lemon curd recipe is easy, freezes well, and most importantly – tastes fabulous. I’d like to thank Ina Garten for being amazing. Back in the days of my dance studio (another lifetime ago), I would do my admin work at home, with Food Network playing. This was back when Food Network had…

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Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue/ Main Dishes

Memphis Style Pork Shoulder

Memphis style pork shoulder is a must make barbecue recipe! It's so flavorful, especially when paired with the homemade bbq sauce, and leftovers are super versatile. * GoodieGodmother.com #recipe #porkshoulder #bbq #barbecue #smokerrecipe

Memphis style pork shoulder is a must make barbecue recipe! It’s so flavorful, especially when paired with the homemade bbq sauce, and leftovers are super versatile. The Godmother and I fell in love with Memphis style barbecue during our first cross-country moves for work. In fact, we stopped at Memphis the first night our cross-country drive from Georgia to California. We didn’t know what to expect from Memphis barbecue, but…

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