We have a winner! (Wii Just Dance Kids results)

Hey there, we have a winner in the giveaway for a brand-spankin’ new copy of Wii Just Dance Kids. Looks like Sharon and her crew will be baking AND jiving this Christmas. Sharon December 2, 2010 at 9:13 pm Really looking forward to baking for everyone, me included! Cant wait to make the chocolate toffee…

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Finnish Oven Pancakes (Pannukakku)

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There is a certain type of weather that requires you to fire up your oven;  To combine flour, butter, eggs, milk and various other good things and apply heat. There is something in the low temperatures or rain or snow that obliges you to create baked goods and then eat them.  Since I am a…

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A video game giveaway. What?!?

Please be sure to read to the end for details on the giveaway! And come back first thing tomorrow.  Will I post a savory or a sweet recipe?  I’m still undecided, but I have one of each in the works, so if you have a preference this is the time to tell me. Speak now,…

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Grandma’s Famous Cornbread Stuffing

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…Kind of. I call this Grandma’s Famous Cornbread Stuffing, but in reality this is my version of her recipe. It’s not precisely how my Grandma makes it, but it’s close.  I’ve added fresh sage to the required powdered sage, sautéed the onions and garlic in a generous amount of butter instead of putting them into…

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Coming Wednesday…

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Hey folks! I haven’t forgotten you. No, no, no. I’m just enjoying a visit from my Dad and stepmom extraordinaire, Valerie. And I have two kids with birthdays this week.  Yeehah! Check back in with me on Wednesday for my Grandma Shaffer’s World Famous (in my mind) Cornbread Stuffing. Trust me. It’s worth the wait!…

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Spicy Cocktail Nuts

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We have a winner!  Connie… You were picked by the random number generator. “Connie November 5, 2010 at 11:38 am I am surprised you are out of the competition. Your recipes are so delicious and extremely helpful. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.” Contact me for instructions on how to redeem your prize!  Congratulations! Aw,…

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Ham and Swiss with Caramelized Onion on Rye Pizza

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Here we are in Challenge #5 in Project Food Blog from foodbuzz.com!  Thank you all many times over for the support you’ve given me in the comments here, via email, and on the Foodie With Family Facebook fan page. (That’s an awful lot of effs.) The competition has been more fun than I ever expected…

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Chai Lattes and Hot Caramel Apple Cider

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Welcome to my third entry post for Project Food Blog on Foodbuzz.com.  The theme of the challenge for this round is “Luxury Dinner Party”. The good folks at Foodbuzz.com prompted thusly: “Celebrate! You’ve made it this far, and the next challenge is to hold a party for your friends and family (at least four guests)….

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Falafel (Savory Chickpea Fritters)

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This post is my entry for the second challenge in Project Food Blog: The interactive competitive series of culinary blogging challenges for the chance to advance and a shot at the ultimate prize: $10,000 and a special feature on Foodbuzz.com for one year.  I want to send out a big “Thank you!” to all of…

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