The Ginger Bread Girl

The Ginger Bread Girl

On a mission to help you bring delicious food to your table so you can slow down and savor your meals.

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Recipe Inspiration 3: Apple Recipes

Recipe Inspiration 3: Apple Recipes

Despite the warm weather lately, I’m craving fall flavors. I want warm dinners, breakfasts with cinnamon, and deserts with apples and pears and pumpkin. Hot chocolate, apple cider, and mulled wine all sound delicious. I wouldn’t mind a trip to a pumpkin patch, or maybe […]

Easy Halloween Cupcakes

Easy Halloween Cupcakes

A few years ago, a friend at work asked me to make Halloween cupcakes for a birthday party. We settled on Frankensteins, mummies, jack’o’lanterns, owls, graveyards, and pumpkin patches. This was back when TGBG was a baby, and my photography skills were…a little lacking:       […]

Smoked Eggs

Smoked Eggs

Hubs got a cookbook for Christmas last year that opened our eyes to all of the smoking possibilities. Smoked eggs were the first out-of-the-box thing we made, and we’ve been making them almost weekly ever since. This recipe for smoked eggs is what I would […]

Skinny Taco Dip

Skinny Taco Dip

I know people always recommend avoiding trying new recipes when you’re having people over. But…I think we all have a couple people we can invite when we’re trying something new who will give us honest feedback. Those friends who don’t mind if whatever you made […]

Recipe Inspiration 2

Recipe Inspiration 2

Another week, another recipe inspiration post! Did this week feel very long to anyone else? It was pretty busy here…full of cool things like trivia and family parties. We’re seeing this guy and his brother this weekend, which I’m pretty excited about. Maybe that’s why […]

The Ginger Bread Girl Does a Photo Shoot

The Ginger Bread Girl Does a Photo Shoot

Hey guys! Today’s post is a little different than my usual. I don’t have a recipe or restaurant review to share, but I do have some photos to share from a photo shoot this past weekend! I was blown away by how amazing they turned […]

How to Frost Cupcakes with a Bag

How to Frost Cupcakes with a Bag

Back when I was in college, I took a Wilton cake decorating class at my local JoAnn Fabrics. It was the intro class, and I was the youngest person there by far. We learned the basics of decorating cakes using buttercream, decorating bags, and decorating […]

Recipe Inspiration

Recipe Inspiration

I had an amazing post planned for today all about making smoked pizza…and my free photo-editing software decided to get rid of their free option. Ahem. So. I’ve been thinking about starting a series to share recipes to help with meal planning inspiration and figured […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream

Apparently September is for confessions…last week I told you I don’t like vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream, this week I have another confession. I’m also not a huge fan of cream cheese icing. Which is a shame since that’s what most people use with pumpkin […]

Ranch Oyster Crackers

Ranch Oyster Crackers

*originally published in December 2013 Growing up, I loved family parties. I have plenty of cousins on either side of my family, and a party meant lots of cousins being together. I’m close in age to one cousin on my dad’s side, and we LOVED […]