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Mexican Cobb Salad

Fresh flavors shine in this Mexican Cobb Salad with a jalapeno basil vinaigrette! #ad #VidaAguacate * Recipe on

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VidaAguacate #CollectiveBias I make it no secret that I really really really love avocados, and I’ve even referred to avocados as a “lifestyle”. So naturally, when I came across the Vida Aguacate website, I was super excited. So excited that I grabbed my Avocados From Mexico and whipped up this Mexican Cobb Salad.…

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

Hawaiian Inspired Root Beer Sticky Ribs

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

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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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

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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The Godfather Burger

A beef patty recipe 10 years in the making, this is the Godfather's secret to making juicy flavorful burgers perfect for the grill. * Recipe on

The Godfather Burger patty recipe is juicy, perfect for the grill or grill pan, and works with every topping combination we’ve ever tried! Ten years in the making, this is The Godfather’s first official post on Goodie Godmother (far from his first recipe), and our favorite beef burger patty!  Who doesn’t enjoy a good grilled beef burger?  Okay…vegans wouldn’t want the beef patty, but that’s besides the point (vegetarians can try…

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Santa Maria Tri Tip Recipe

Santa Maria Tri Tip Barbecue is California BBQ at its best! Learn how to make it at home (gas or charcoal grill) and enjoy central coast California cuisine no matter where you are! *

Santa Maria Tri Tip barbecue is about family, and gatherings with friends. This style of barbecue is very specific to the Central California Coast, and it’s delicious! This is the Godfather’s recipe.  I’m a little emotional about sharing this recipe today because it means so much in our little family. Not only is it a delicious reminder of the few years we spent on the California Central Coast, Santa Maria…

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Hash Brown Crust Mexican Pizza

Hash Brown Crust Mexican Pizza *

My mom was a busy mother of 3, and sometimes we had fast food for dinner, because life happens and that’s okay. One of my favorite treats though, was the Taco Bell Mexican pizzas because of the novelty of the dish. Who doesn’t love Mexican food and pizza? Now that I’m an adult and find my schedule also full, I completely understand why my mother  turned to an easy dinner…

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Vegan Breakfast Enchiladas

Vegan breakfast enchiladas! A delicious, savory vegan breakfast recipe that's so good, even "tofu haters" won't care. Recipe on

My easy vegan breakfast enchiladas are a perfect savory vegan weekend brunch or breakfast for dinner recipe. They’re easy to make, and it’s a recipe even omnivores will enjoy! The first words out of the Godfather’s mouth when he tried these vegan breakfast enchiladas were, “are you sure these are vegan?”. This recipe is that good. I’ve been thinking a lot about breakfast recently – it is my favorite meal…

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Croque Monsieur Waffle Sandwich

A Croque Monsieur Waffle Sandwich is a great alternative to traditional brunch dishes. It also makes a great lunch and a unique breakfast-for-dinner dinner idea! Get the easy recipe on

A croque monsieur waffle sandwich is a great dish to serve at brunch, lunch, or dinner!  How much do you need a waffle sandwich in your life? Very much. I didn’t realize how much I needed to make waffle sandwiches at home until last fall’s trip to Walt Disney World with the small one. We ended up at the Magic Kingdom two different days and each day found a reason…

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Fresh Turmeric Mushroom Curry

Fresh Turmeric Mushroom Curry Recipe - Vegan, clean eating, but really flavorful and loaded with good for you ingredients! *

Fresh spices like ginger and turmeric make this fresh turmeric mushroom curry a flavorful, vegan, comfort dish with warming Indian flavors. I can’t believe I hadn’t cooked with fresh turmeric until this year! It’s embarrassing really, and now that I’ve started cooking with fresh turmeric, I don’t think I can ever return to using just the jarred stuff (although I still use it too). I had heard about fresh turmeric…

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Orecchiette with Kale and Ground Turkey

Oricchette Pasta with Kale and Ground Turkey - A versatile pasta recipe perfect for romantic dinners, dinner parties, or lunch at the office! Recipe on

Hello darlings! Today I have a lovely guest post for you by my friend Hillary from the NYC-based food blog, Hill Reeves. She’s sharing a scrumptious sounding orecchiette with kale and ground turkey recipe, which I think looks perfect for a dinner party, or a romantic dinner for two, with leftovers for lunch (tasty and practical). Enjoy! Hello Goodie Godmother-­ers! My name is Hillary and I’m the blogger behind Hill…

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