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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/ Grilling and Barbecue/ Salads

Grilled Skirt Steak Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Fire up the grill and whip up a steakhouse-worthy treat at home. This grilled skirt steak salad with blue cheese dressing is a hearty salad for the steak-loving crowd.  * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Fire up the grill and whip up a steakhouse-worthy treat at home. This grilled skirt steak salad with blue cheese dressing is a hearty salad for the steak-loving crowd.  This meal was originally inspired by a skirt steak with blue cheese wrap at a hotel restaurant during one of my business trips. However, I feel the story behind making this salad is worth telling instead of talking about the inspiration. …

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Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue/ Sandwiches

Italian Grilled Chicken Burgers

Bring your favorite Italian flavors to the grill this summer with this Italian Grilled Chicken Burgers Recipe! This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sargento®. Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com #burgers #summer #grillingrecipes #grilledchicken #chickenrecipe #ad #goodiegodmother

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sargento®.  The opinions, text, and Italian grilled chicken burgers recipe are all mine. It’s no secret that a summer essential for our family is lots of time on the grill! The Godfather loves to fire up the coals every time he gets a chance. With the herbs in our garden starting to flourish, we’ve been incorporating a lot of…

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Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Whether you make them indoors on a grill pan or fire up the outdoor grill, these grilled shrimp tacos put you in a beach state of mind no matter the weather. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Whether you make them indoors on a grill pan or fire up the outdoor grill, these grilled shrimp tacos put you in a beach state of mind no matter the weather. We can all agree that tacos are amazing, right? The possibilities for fillings are endless, they’re perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, and you almost always have the ingredients to make some kind of taco in the house at…

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Cuban Pork Shoulder

A traditional Christmas meal in Cuban households, this Cuban pork shoulder recipe is perfect for smaller gatherings! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A traditional Christmas meal in Cuban households, this Cuban pork shoulder recipe is perfect for smaller gatherings!  Cuban cuisine is not complete without talking about (and eating) pork. Pork was the centerpiece of many family meals growing up, whether it was a whole hog for Christmas Eve dinner (known as Noche Buena), or a pork shoulder for Easter and most holidays. Enjoying the meal together as a family is the…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue

Honey Grilled Fresh Figs with Whipped Goat Cheese

Honey Grilled Figs with Whipped Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze - a foodie appetizer ready in just minutes. It's a must-make for fig season! * GoodieGodmother.com

Fresh figs are available for two short seasons each year – June and then August through October. Make the most of the season and experiment with easy, impressive recipes like these honey grilled fresh figs with whipped goat cheese! Bless the Godfather’s patience for walking around a grocery store with me. The produce section is especially dangerous as when I spot things I’m particularly fond of, like Brussels sprouts and fresh figs,…

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Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue/ Main Dishes/ Sauces and Condiments

Eastern North Carolina Style Pork Shoulder

If you can't make a whole hog, don't fret! The Godfather's Eastern North Carolina Style Pork Shoulder recipe and the accompanying slightly spicy vinegar sauce still satisfies your North Carolina barbecue cravings! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

If you can’t make a whole hog, don’t fret! The Godfather’s Eastern North Carolina Style Pork Shoulder recipe and the accompanying slightly spicy vinegar sauce still satisfies your North Carolina barbecue cravings! The Godmother and I fondly look back to our last cross-country road trip as the Great Barbecue Tour. It was a hot summer, our belongings packed in two separate cars, and it was our first cross-country road trip with a…

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Grilled Mahi Mahi with Shisito Tartar Sauce

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Shisito Tartar Sauce - Lighter fare for the grill with a tartar sauce like you've never had before! * GoodieGodmother.com

Grilled fish is a light and quick dinner, even on busy weeknights! You can make it on a gas or charcoal grill, or just keep things simple and fire up the grill pan. Shisito peppers add a unique twist to homemade tartar sauce. This is another recipe inspired by my baby sister’s birthday dinner at Hula Girl in Arlington; the root beer sticky ribs are the other. I’d actually been…

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Hawaiian Inspired Root Beer Sticky Ribs

Sticky, saucy, sweet and spicy, these Hawaiian-inspired root beer sticky ribs are a crowd pleaser! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Inspired by a dish we tried at a local Hawaiian restaurant, The Godfather created grilled root beer sticky ribs! With an addicting sweet and spicy flavor, this is a great unique grilling recipe to try.  While we lived in California, we had the opportunity to try casual Hawaiian food. In a lot of ways, it reminded me of how Cuban food is plated for lunch in South Florida: every meal comes with…

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Desserts and Sweets/ Grilling and Barbecue

Grilled Pound Cake Sundae

Grilled Pound Cake Sundaes - This is how I make dessert for 8 people in 10 minutes or less. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A grilled pound cake sundae is an easy summer dessert you assemble rather than bake, so you can enjoy delicious summer flavors with minimal effort! Ya’ll know I love (love) my complicated and detailed desserts. I love baking breads, making pastry, decorating cakes, etc… but in the summer, I ease up a bit. Maybe it’s because the weather is nicer so the Godfather is at the grill more often, or…

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Grilled Bulgogi Flank Steak

Did you know international flavors are perfect for the grill? Try this grilled bulgogi flank steak recipe for a tender grilled steak with Korean flavors! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Did you know international flavors are perfect for grilling? The Godfather shares one of his new favorites, a grilled bulgogi flank steak, inspired by Korean cuisine! We love to serve it over rice and make rice bowls! This post is part of the #CookoutWeek series. I am fortunate to have had my first experience with Korean food with the Godmother while we lived in California. On one of our getaways to the…

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Grilling Essentials & #CookoutWeek Welcome!

A list of 6 practical grilling essentials recommended by our resident pit master/grill master, The Godfather!

  Around this time of the year, when you’re out for your evening walks or jogs, you can’t help but smell some tasty grilled or barbecued foods being made by your neighbors. As soon as the smell hits you, you immediately wonder what it is, and perhaps wonder how to make friends with them to then be invited over for dinner. If you’re like The Godmother and I, you may…

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