Joyful, satisfying, reliable recipes


Joyful, satisfying, reliable recipes

Hi there, my friend! If there’s one thing I know for sure, it’s this: you deserve to love what you cook. Since 2008, I’ve helped millions of people around the world make meals they’re proud of, and I’d love to do the same for you.

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I’m Carolyn Gratzer Cope, founder and publisher of Umami Girl. Join me in savoring life, one recipe at a time. I’m a professional recipe developer with training from the French Culinary Institute (now ICE) and a lifetime of studying, appreciating, and sharing food.

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Our Favorite Striped Bass Recipe

This easy striped bass recipe comes together in one pan with very little work. It’s simple enough for a weeknight dinner but looks so beautiful, bursting with rainbows, that it’s great for company, too.

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