This salad recipe is all-kinds-of-awesome because it includes two goodies that pretty much everyone on the planet loves wholeheartedly: mandarin oranges and bacon! Dried cranberries are thrown in there too… because they’re always wonderful in a salad, so why not?
Fresh Peach Scones Sep 4th 2016, 10:00, by Lori Lange
A summery breakfast treat to enjoy: Fresh Peach Scones
Before we jump head first into apples, pumpkins and cranberries, let’s squeeze out a tiny bit more of summer and utilize the juicy peaches that are still lingering in our Farmer’s Markets and produce aisles. Peaches are pretty much the best fruit ever. And peaches happen to be a fabulous addition to cream scones. They add a bright, sweet flavor to a classic, tender scones recipe.
Best Burger Sauce Recipe Sep 3rd 2016, 10:00, by Lori Lange
Truly the best sauce to add to your burgers: Best Burger Sauce Recipe
It has been 3 years since my cookbook- The Recipe Girl Cookbook– was published, and I’m still picking it up and making the recipes. Since I packed the book full of 195 of my favorites, my family has things that they request again and again. This Best Burger Sauce Recipe is one of them. There’s a big story behind it…
Chicken Cordon Bleu Calzones Sep 1st 2016, 10:00, by Kellie Hemmerly
These easy Chicken Cordon Bleu Calzones are loaded with shredded chicken, melty swiss cheese and ham for an easy dinner the whole family will love. Simple to prepare and can be frozen for quick meals on the fly.
I’m super excited to share one of my favorite things in the whole world….the calzone! I’m a huge carbolic so anytime you wrap anything up in dough and bake it….I’m there. And these easy to make Chicken Cordon Bleu Calzones will not disappoint. Anyone….anywhere.
Rich Egg and Butter Bread Aug 25th 2016, 15:04, by Lori Lange
Here’s a beautiful loaf of yeasted bread to make from scratch: Rich Egg and Butter Bread
If I had to name a food that my family is particularly attached to, I’d probably say it was bread. Not just any bread… but freshly baked, awesome bread. It’s tough to resist eating half a loaf of something like that all in one sitting. This bread dough is infused with butter- a whole stick of butter. It’s lightly sweetened, but the essence of the baked loaf is buttery and the added egg helps with the rich flavor too.
I haven’t been making sweets lately because I’m on DAY 19 of the Whole30 program. Can you believe I’ve made it that far?? You’re not supposed to weight yourself while on the journey, but since I’m mildly obsessed with weighing myself daily… I haven’t been able to resist. And I’ve dropped 10 pounds without even trying… just by eating foods that are good for me. Yay! The toughest things for me have been not being able to go out to dinner (because you can’t find foods that match the Whole30 program) and not drinking wine at all. I’ve been really happy with all of the recipes I’ve made. And it’s likely that I’ll keep some of these “new” habits around. Have you ever tried Whole30? It’s probably best to start with buying the book and reading every bit of it.
Red Wine Mushrooms Aug 16th 2016, 20:55, by Lori Lange
Here is a delicious recipe for wine and mushroom lovers: Red Wine Mushrooms
We have mixed feelings about mushrooms in our house. My husband and I are both over-the-moon in love with them and will eat them here, there and everywhere. My son dubs them as the most disgusting things he’s ever put in his mouth. I keep telling the kiddo that SOMEDAY he will love mushrooms as much as us. He’s doubtful.
These mushrooms are drenched in red wine after a good sauté with a few onions and fresh thyme. Adult mushroom-lovers will like this recipe very much!
Easy Ramen Salad Aug 5th 2016, 10:00, by Lori Lange
Great recipe for company: Easy Ramen Salad
This is one of those recipes that is so surprisingly popular when you put it on your dinner table… or when you serve it up at parties. It’s usually one of the first things to disappear! People find those Ramen noodles irresistible. I know it seems weird, but they totally work in this salad!! A tangy dressing marinates the dry noodles… turning them into a good texture for inclusion in a salad.
Book Review Blog: Novel Visits Jul 30th 2016, 14:02, by Lori Lange
Introducing a book review blog that you must check out: NovelVisits.com. If you are always looking for the next great book to read, this will be a great site for you to bookmark!
Remember when my sister Susie used to write book recommendations on RecipeGirl for each season? Well, she has a blog of her own now, where she is sharing book reviews! Susie is an avid reader. And by “avid reader,” I mean she reads more than anyone on this planet. She’s a lover of books, enjoys sharing her opinions about books, and she’s darn good at finding the best books to read too.
The Pier 2620 Hotel at Fisherman’s Wharf is located at Jones and Bay- a central location to Fisherman’s Wharf, just three blocks from the Embarcadero and a short distance from the boat that will take you to tour Alcatraz!