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Cabbage Kale Tahini Slaw

A CSA-inspired salad, this cabbage kale tahini slaw is easy, and most importantly, delicious! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A CSA-inspired salad, this cabbage kale tahini slaw is easy, and most importantly, delicious! I was chatting with some blogger friends recently and the concept of “finding your blog’s niche” arose. If you find the right tiny corner of the internet and post just in one category, your blog is supposed to grow. It seems “everything I think tastes good” – my answer – isn’t a niche. Oh well.…

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Breads/ Breakfast

Elvis Sweet Rolls

A sweet roll worthy of The King of Rock and Roll, these peanut butter, banana, and bacon delights are aptly titled, Elvis Sweet Rolls. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A sweet roll worthy of The King of Rock and Roll, these peanut butter, banana, and bacon delights are aptly titled, Elvis Sweet Rolls. This Elvis sweet rolls recipe was 3 years and 90 minutes in coming. A few years back, when I was toying with the idea of a serious food blog instead of a home bakery, I started testing recipes. One day, a craving for cinnamon rolls struck…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Salads/ Side Dishes

Ensaladilla Rusa – Spanish Potato Salad

Ensaladilla Rusa, also called Ensalada Rusa, or just Spanish potato salad, is a favorite Spanish dish. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Ensaladilla Rusa, also called Ensalada Rusa, or just Spanish potato salad, is a favorite Spanish dish.  I made this dish for my Daddy. Today is his birthday and so it seemed fitting to share Ensaladilla Rusa on the blog. When my parents visited last summer, we had a barbecue. The visit coincided with Fourth of July, and when it’s summer (or winter, or anytime really) and the Godfather has time,…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

No Churn Vanilla Bean Lemon Curd Ice Cream

No churn vanilla bean lemon curd ice cream is a refreshing treat! It's creamy no churn vanilla bean ice cream with a tart sweet swirl of lemon curd. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

No churn vanilla bean lemon curd ice cream is a refreshing treat! It’s creamy no churn vanilla bean ice cream with a tart sweet swirl of lemon curd.  Sometimes food just appears in my refrigerator and I only have a hazy recollection of making it. Even if I only made it a few days prior, which is usually the case since I also don’t like leaving food in the refrigerator a…

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Blog Recipes/ Salads/ Side Dishes

Mint Pea Couscous

Mint provides a refreshing flavor to this mint pea couscous. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Mint pea couscous is the perfect side dish to welcome warmer weather! It’s finally officially warm here, darlings. I needed spring to arrive. I needed warm weather and sunshine, and fresh produce of the green variety. The Godfather and I aren’t “live in winter” people. We’re more like “visit” winter people, and while we didn’t really have “winter” per se this year, we couldn’t leave the house too often with…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes

Homemade Deviled Ham {Leftovers Recipe}

Use as a sandwich spread or topping for crackers or celery. Homemade deviled ham is ready in minutes * GoodieGodmother.com

A classic in Southern cooking, homemade deviled ham makes a great sandwich spread, cracker topping, or mix in! This is a great way to use leftover spiral ham. Let’s take a moment to appreciate ugly food, darlings. Deviled ham definitely isn’t beautiful, but it is versatile, and delicious. Deviled ham takes me back to church potlucks and my mother’s first forays into making deviled eggs (thanks to said potlucks). Her…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Sandwiches

Asian Tuna Sliders

Easy Asian Tuna sliders topped with a creamy Asian slaw are a unique slider recipe ready in minutes! * GoodieGodmother.com

It’s time for another episode of “Things that Make Us Smile”! In this one, we’ll talk about mini foods, and Asian Tuna Sliders, because both definitely make us smile. Finger foods are always a favorite for parties and people with hands of all sizes. They’re fun in the way foods on a stick are fun, and mini sandwiches are very very fun. Asian tuna sliders will make us smile because…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes

Sparkling Mint Julep

Whether you make it as a cocktail or a mocktail, this sparkling mint julep is a lovely drink for a celebration! Large hats optional. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Whether you make it as a cocktail or a mocktail, this sparkling mint julep is a lovely drink for a celebration! Large hats optional. Let’s believe in celebrations, darlings. Life brings so many challenges it’s easy to forget to celebrate, and yet celebrate we should. And we should wear large, decorative hats while sipping something sparkling, because why not? Whether it’s for a Derby party or just because, I’m loving…

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Blog Recipes/ Side Dishes/ Vegetables

Crispy Oven Roasted Spanish Potatoes

This recipe has a hint of lemon, the right amount of paprika, and an incredible crispy texture. These crispy oven roasted Spanish potatoes are delicious! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

This recipe has a hint of lemon, the right amount of paprika, and an incredible crispy texture. These crispy oven roasted Spanish potatoes are delicious! It’s no secret we love potatoes in this house. We prepare them all different ways, and I’m always collecting new recipes to try. We also love Spanish flavors, and my husband laughs that my Spanish side shows with my love of adding paprika to almost…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Cadbury Creme Egg Gelato

Homemade gelato is ultra creamy, sweet, and this version is a unique make ahead dessert to serve in springtime! Cadbury creme egg gelato is a great way to use all that Easter chocolate! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Homemade gelato is ultra creamy, sweet, and this version is a unique make ahead dessert to serve in springtime! Cadbury creme egg gelato is a great way to use all that Easter chocolate! I have a confession, darlings. I’ve been holding on to this recipe for almost a year. One year. And that’s a shame, because this Cadbury creme egg gelato is amazing. But when I finally had the recipe ready…

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Blog Recipes/ Salads/ Vegetables

Classic Tabbouleh Salad – Grandma Style

A classic tabbouleh salad recipe, made in the style of my grandmother. Bright flavors, fresh ingredients, and a beautiful presentation make this salad a favorite! * GoodieGodmother.com

A classic tabbouleh salad recipe, made in the style of my grandmother. Bright flavors, fresh ingredients, and a beautiful presentation make this salad a favorite! Tabbouleh is one of those salads that I ate all the time growing up. The ingredients are nutritious and the salad is so easy to prepare for a crowd. My mom or grandmother would chop the vegetables while soaking the wheat, mix everything together without measuring,…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Sauces and Condiments

Bourbon Honey Glazed Ham

Make your baked ham extra special with a homemade glaze. It takes just 5 minutes to make the glaze for this bourbon honey glazed ham! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Make your baked ham extra special with a homemade glaze. It takes just 5 minutes to make the glaze for this bourbon honey glazed ham!  When I think of ham, I think of thin slices of specially cured pork goodness on sandwiches, as part of tapas, or toppings on pizza, but for holidays or special occasions, I don’t always think of preparing a baked ham – I usually make my smoked…

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