grilled scallops lemony salsa verde, grilled scallops, grilling, seafood, summer grilling, summer food, florida girl cooks

Grilled Scallops Lemony Salsa Verde Feast your eyes and taste buds on these delicious grilled scallops lemony salsa verde! Bon Appetit is the longest standing subscription I have ever had to any magazine. Not that I have any other subscriptions to anything but food magazines, of course. Stumbling on this recipe, undoubtedly, was the best thing to ever happen to my scallop-cooking repertoire. This is an easy peasy recipe that is sure to entice the tastebuds of your family at your next cookout! E...

chocolate chip sprinkles cookies, sprinkles cookies, freshly baked cookies, baking, summer cookies, summer baking, florida girl cooks

Chocolate Chip Sprinkles Cookies My childhood summers consisted of chocolate chip sprinkles cookies and copious amounts of ice cream, and most times they ended up sandwiched together. Chips Ahoy had "Sprinkled" cookies, the happy little box of these said sprinkles cookies and before leaving for vacation my mom would make sure she picked up a few of them to keep my niece and I happy while on vacation. It was nothing short of divinity, enjoying these cookies after being in the pool and beach all ...

churros fried happiness, churros, fried happiness, dessert, Cuban dessert, Florida Girl Cooks

Churros Churros. The utterance of the word, makes hearts melt and mouths salivate. I tried my first churro in my youth. All of eleven years old, just started middle school, and my aunt's sister, Esther, had her own churro truck on the corner of my school. I begged my mother to take me for some nearly everyday and of course more often than not, she would succumb to my pleas. These churros have seriously been the number one chart topper of all churros I've consumed in my entire life so I dedic...

shake shack - shroom burger, shake shack, shroom burger, vegetarian burger, veggie burger, vegetarian cooking, summer cooking, florida girl cooks

Shake Shack - Shroom Burger Shake Shack - Shroom Burger...the way to melt any of your vegan buddies' hearts! If you know of my past then you know I spent two summers living in New York to attend Photography school at the School if Visual Arts. You'll know that the Shack and Shroom Burgers both were my love and muse paired with a shake or a good brew for lunch! This burger is sure to not disappoint, fooling even very small children, like my own sons, into devouring these "burgers." Put this on y...

best fried chicken sandwich, fried chicken sandwich, chicken sandwich, homemade goodness, summer cooking, florida girl cooks

Best Fried Chicken Sandwich Well the title, Best Fried Chicken Sandwich, is simply the plain truth. This is definitely the best fried chicken sandwich I have ever had the fortune of sinking my teeth into. What better way to enjoy a top restaurant quality meal right in the comfort of your own home. I've been subscribing to Bon Appetit magazine for some time and have always enjoyed their delicious recipes. This was one of those that made me clear the calendar of all other planned menu items to ma...

Blueberry and Blackberry Galette I think this blueberry and blackberry galette is one of those things on my list of potentially intimidating things to make. It comes from one of me favorite dessert cookbooks, Dessert of the Day: 365 recipes, for Everyday of the Year from Williams-Sonoma I think all of my favorite recipes that require some additional work essentially start out this way. Regardless, I preservere and push forward and I am always amazed at the results. I encourage you, my humble re...

rich chocolate ice cream, chocolate ice cream, homemade ice cream, breville smart scoop ice cream machine, fresh ice cream, summer treats, sweet treats, florida girl cooks

Rich Chocolate Ice Cream Silky, smooth, rich chocolate ice cream. Do I have your attention yet? It's national chocolate ice cream day! yay! That can simply only mean one thing, chocolate ice cream is on the menu! If making fresh ice cream is your thing then here's your recipe! This recipe came to be via the Breville Smart Scoop Ice Cream Machine Manual. Enjoy!  Rich Chocolate Ice Cream Makes approximately 1 quart Ingredients 2 cups heavy cream ½ cup whole milk 6oz good quality d...

gluten-free strawberry almond bars, almond bars, gluten free baking, baking, homemade, freshly baked, baked goods, florida girl cooks

Gluten-Free Strawberry Almond Bars A breakfast of champions doesn't have to be something elaborate and can very well be these hearty gluten-free strawberry almond bars. When you have a busy workweek schedule like I do you want to have breakfast, quickly, and something fit for a king. Let's face it if you work during the week you don't have time to make yourself a heavy breakfast and you either skip out on breakfast or pick something up that is not healthy for you at all. Our schedule simply doe...

shake shack - shack burger, shack shack burger, shake shack, shack burger, burger dreams, best burger, summer cooking, florida girl cooks

Shake Shack - Shack Burger If you know me well, you'll know that at one point in my life I lived in New York and you'll also know that I lived for my Wednesdays at Madison Square Park to enjoy a Shake Shack - Shack Burger, fries, and a cold strawberry shake, while people watching. I first tried Shake Shack in 2004 and my life has never been quite the same again. Seriously, no lie. No exaggeration. I've always been a burger girl but this was where the buck stopped. Undoubtedly, a good burger is ...

outback steakhouse - honey wheat bread, outback steakhouse bread, baking, baked goods, bake at home, florida girl cooks

Outback Steakhouse - Honey Wheat Bread Fond are the memories I have of eating at Outback Steakhouse - Honey Wheat Bread in my teenage and adolescent years. Growing up there was one restaurant that my parents indulged in and that was Outback. Our experiences at restaurants were limited due to the fact that my mom cooked every night and prided herself on giving us healthy homemade meals. We also avoided gong to restaurants frequently since they knew how unhealthy it was a...