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Lauren Grier

Lauren is a self-proclaimed foodie, recipe developer, photography lover, cookbook author, and world traveler. On her blog The Curious Plate, she shares unique recipes, travel experiences, and local recommendations from her home town in Denver, Colorado. Her style is all about "embracing curiosity," and she likes to treat her kitchen as her playground when creating fresh, flavorful, and adventurous recipes.
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These Mango Coconut Cookie Bars are worth turning on your oven this summer! This mango dessert, created by Lauren  from The Curious Plate, makes enough for everyone at your next BBQ. Summer is in full…

Friendsgiving Party Ideas Wine Pairing

Entertaining can feel overwhelming at time, so Lauren from The Curious Plate is sharing a fool-proof plan to make it feel seamless… and delicious. With a deceivingly-simple charcuterie board and perfect wine pairings, food and…

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Get ready for your next Taco Tuesday! These simple Korean BBQ tacos from The Curious Plate are the perfect way to spice up your traditional weeknight menu.Two main ingredients is all you need to make your next…

Teriyaki and Pineapple Chicken Skewers

These simple Teriyaki and Pineapple Chicken Skewers are the perfect reintroduction to grilling season. Created by Lauren from The Curious Plate, our Charred Pineapple Relish adds a sweet and spicy balance to this quick recipe.…

Candied Orange Slices dipped in Chocolate

These pretty little candied orange slices dipped in dark chocolate are the perfect sweet snack to enjoy all your winter citrus. Created by Lauren  from The Curious Plate, Harry & David Cara Cara Oranges shine…

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These Texas-Style sheet pan nachos are the perfect recipe to add to your game day spread. Created by Lauren from The Curious Plate, Harry & David Texas-Style Salsa makes the perfect topping for these vegetarian nachos.…

Shake it up with this Apple Butter Cocktail

Get into the spirit of the season with some seasonal spirits! Lauren Grier, blogger of  The Curious Plate mixes sweet apple with dark bourbon in this perfectly-balanced apple butter cocktail recipe. Fall cocktails are my jam.…

Skillet Brownie Cookie Recipe

Lauren Grier from The Curious Plate has a recipe for all your chocolate, peanut butter, and cookie cravings. This skillet recipe uses Harry & David’s Cookie Brownie Mix, which means you can whip up this sweet treat in…

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