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Mary (The Goodie Godmother)

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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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

No Bake Honey Peanut Butter Oat Bars

No bake honey peanut butter oat bars make an easy, fun snack perfect for the whole family to grab-and-go! * GoodieGodmother.com #nobake #peanutbutter #honey #diygranolabars #easysnack

No bake honey peanut butter oat bars make an easy, fun snack perfect for the whole family to grab-and-go! My tiny humans eat like birds. And by that, I mean they eat approximately half their body weight in snacks, daily. It’s not that they don’t eat well at meals, the constant motion just means that snacks are required for sanity. Mine, not theirs. So while fruit, applesauce, hard boiled eggs,…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Fresh peach cobbler is a hallmark summertime recipe! You can make peach cobbler year round, but there's something extra special about a summer fruit cobbler with fresh peaches. Peach cobbler is a great easy recipe for summer entertaining.  * GoodieGodmother.com

Fresh peach cobbler is a hallmark summertime recipe! You can make peach cobbler year round, but there’s something extra special about a summer fruit cobbler with fresh peaches. Peach cobbler is a great easy recipe for summer entertaining.  Ever since we spent a few years in Georgia, I look forward to summer and peach season with a childlike glee. Fresh, juicy, peaches are the official sign of summer for me!…

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Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue/ Main Dishes

Smoked Paprika Herb Salmon Grilled in Foil

Smoked paprika herb salmon grilled in foil is a flavorful, almost effortless main dish. Season, cook, serve right in the foil. Get this foil grilled salmon recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Smoked paprika herb salmon grilled in foil is a flavorful, almost effortless main dish. Season, cook, serve right in the foil. No matter how long it’s been since we’ve lived there, I’m a Florida girl at heart. The beach is my happy place, I think sequined leopard print is a basic neutral, and I absolutely adore seafood. And when life gets a little hectic, you see a lot more seafood…

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Blog Recipes/ Cookies and Macarons/ Decorating Tutorials/ Desserts and Sweets

Doughnut Sugar Cookie Tutorial… Super Easy!

Whip up a batch of colorful iced sugar cookies in no time with this doughnut sugar cookie tutorial and easy cookie glaze recipe! It's so easy to make these colorful cookies - even if you've never decorated a sugar cookie before. * GoodieGodmother.com

Whip up a batch of colorful iced sugar cookies in no time with this doughnut sugar cookie tutorial! It’s so easy to make these colorful cookies – even if you’ve never decorated a sugar cookie before. Many moons ago, before my small children, I had time to play with royal icing on cookies pretty regularly. In fact, it was still possible with just 1, because my oldest napped like a…

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S’mores Cookies

These sandwich s'mores cookies are among the best cookies of all time! Soft graham inspired cookies sandwiching rich chocolate ganache and topped with real roasted marshmallows. Definitely summer's perfect cookie. * GoodieGodmother.com

These sandwich s’mores cookies are among the best cookies of all time! Soft graham inspired cookies sandwiching rich chocolate ganache and topped with real roasted marshmallows. Definitely summer’s perfect cookie. I’m having a lot of trouble finding the words to start the s’mores cookie blog post. Picture one Godmother, sitting in front of the computer screen, smiling like a total goof and dancing around trying to come up with an…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes

Reverse Sear Ribeye with Cherry Onion Marmalade

Elevate your steak night with this reverse sear ribeye with cherry onion marmalade. Reverse searing results in juicy ribeye steaks with beautiful color. The cherry onion marmalade is a star supporting condiment - perfect with fresh or frozen cherries! * GoodieGodmother.com

Elevate your steak night with this reverse sear ribeye with cherry onion marmalade. Reverse searing results in juicy ribeye steaks with beautiful color. The cherry onion marmalade is a star supporting condiment – perfect with fresh or frozen cherries!   I can’t order steak at restaurants anymore. The Godfather has completely spoiled me, making amazing steak at home, and this reverse seared ribeye was no exception! I contributed by making…

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Blog Recipes/ Breakfast

Blueberry Macadamia Nut French Toast Bake

Blueberry Macadamia Nut French Toast Bake with a crunchy streusel topping! French toast casserole is a perfect make ahead breakfast for a crowd. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com #breakfast #frenchtoast #makeahead

Blueberry Macadamia Nut French Toast Bake with a crunchy streusel topping! French toast casserole is a perfect make ahead breakfast for a crowd.  This was my birthday cake last year. And I’m sharing it today, because it’s my birthday month! Which basically means that I pick a dessert, make it, and we add a candle. Boom. It’s like most other months, plus a candle. Except for the one year when…

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