Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip Cream Cheese Cookies

Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip Cream Cheese Cookies | This Gal Cooks #dessert

You guys. These cookies are outta this world amazing. Last week I found something else that is outta this world amazing: pumpkin spice cream cheese. Say what? Yeah. I did not hesitate to put a container of it into my shopping cart. I ate that delicious pumpkin spice cream cheese on a bagel. I used […]

Dark Chocolate Oreo Pretzel Bark

Dark Chocolate Oreo Pretzel Bark | This Gal Cooks #dessert #candybark

First I made this Candy Corn White Chocolate Halloween Bark. Then I decided to embrace my dark chocolate loving side and make this Dark Chocolate Oreo Pretzel Bark. Since Halloween is less than 2 weeks away, I topped this bark with Halloween themed sprinkles.  But you can make this bark for any holiday or occasion. Change […]

Friday Four 8: Pudding Pie Recipes

Friday Four 8: Pudding Pie Recipes | This Gal Cooks #dessert

It’s Friday. I’m anxiously awaiting the clock to hit 5pm so I can dash out of the workplace and begin my weekend. There’s cooking to be done, beer to be consumed and cooler weather to enjoy. None of that can be done while sitting in the office, keying my life away. OH, did I ever […]

Roasted Tomatoes with Eggs and Quinoa

Roasted Tomatoes with Eggs and Quinoa | This Gal Cooks #healthy #breakfast

You guys. One time I made this really good healthy breakfast. Today I’m gonna share it with you. I made this Roasted Tomatoes with Eggs and Quinoa just for myself. Ken doesn’t like this type of breakfast food. He’s more of a pancakes and coffee cake fan. That’s not to say that I don’t like […]

Apple Pie Butterscotch Snickerdoodle Bread

Apple Pie Butterscotch Snickerdoodle Bread | This Gal Cooks

This bread is so good. And a little messy, too. But messy bread is alright when the mess comes from a crunchy cinnamon and brown sugar topping. Imagine biting into a slice of cinnamon toast filled with apple pie spice and butterscotch chips. If you make this bread, you won’t have to imagine that anymore. This […]

Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs

Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs | This Gal Cooks #appetizer

  You guys. It’s Meatball Monday. Wait, isn’t it supposed to be meatless Monday? No, not on this blog because today is Monday and I’m sharing a meatball recipe. So it’s Meatball Monday! How cheesy is that, Meatball Monday? It ranks pretty high on the cheesy-ness factor and that’s ok. One of my areas of […]

Friday Four 7: Easy Soup Recipes

Friday Four 7: Easy Soup Recipes | This Gal Cooks

Happy happy happy day. It’s Friday. Friday is always a happy day. Especially when it’s the Friday before a three day weekend. This weekend I shall bake. I shall eat. And maybe I’ll clean my house. Thoroughly clean my house. I clean by bathroom every weekend. And my kitchen is cleaned every time I cook or […]

Candy Corn White Chocolate Halloween Bark

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I figured it was time to make some Halloween treats. Last year I made these Halloween Brownie Truffles and this Halloween Cake Batter Fudge. This year, I decided to kick off the Halloween season with this Candy Corn White Chocolate Halloween Bark. It’s ridiculously easy to make. Melt white chocolate chips. Pour into a baking pan. Top with […]

Sweet Potato Enchiladas Skillet Casserole

Easy one skillet Sweet Potato Enchiladas Skillet Casserole | This Gal Cooks

I love a creamy, Tex-Mex style one skillet meal. A while back I made this Easy Beef Tex Mex Skillet Casserole. A vegetarian skillet meal was long overdue so I made this Sweet Potato Enchiladas Skillet Casserole. I made this dish for Sunday dinner. Ken and I devoured it! Well, we didn’t devour all of […]

Harvest Wild Rice Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette

Harvest Wild Rice Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette | This Gal Cooks #pantryinsiders

I love wild rice. I’m not sure why I don’t cook with it more. I’ve made this Crockpot Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup…and that’s about it. Despite the fact that it’s now fall, it’s still hot as heck in south Florida. Despite the fact that it’s still hot as heck in south Florida, I still […]

Friday Four 6: Favorite Chicken Recipes

Friday Four: Easy Chicken Recipes | This Gal Cooks

Happy Friday. Happy Friday Four. What did you do this week? I worked at my “real” job. I worked at my hobby job. I developed a couple recipes. I made brownies from a box. They were good brownies. Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate. Yum. Sometimes I’m lazy and sometimes I want chocolate. So I make brownies from a […]

Curry Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms

Flavorful bite sized Curry Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms are one of my FAVORITE appetizers! | This Gal Cooks

I love a good stuffed mushroom. These flavorful Curry Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms are stuffed with a mixture of cooked shrimp, cream cheese, curry powder and they’re topped with fresh chives. I made them with the leftover shrimp I had from making this Cheesy Chipotle Shrimp and Corn Dip. I’ve had a love/hate relationship with mushrooms for […]