Homemade Garlicky Refried Beans

Refried beans are a staple food at our house. I can’t imagine trying to feed five boys without refried beans, to be honest. One person or another is always ‘STARVING!’ and ‘ABOUT TO DIE IF I DON’T EAT!’ or ‘HAS A STOMACH THAT IS A GIANT VOID!’.  You thought drama was reserved for daughters? Oh, [Read On]

Pico de Gallo

Thor (our mean old rooster) died of natural causes last weekend. Natural causes is not -shockingly- a euphemism for me removing his head. While he was a royal pain and menaced everyone for much of his life, it was sad to see him displaced and picked on by his sons. Animals are mean. I can’t [Read On]

Roasted Sriracha In-Shell Peanuts

WhaddyaNUTS? It’s a term of endearment around here, used to show how impressed we are with someone’s crazy cool idea, Herculean effort, or seriously terrible pun crafting. It is sometimes preceded by an admiring stare, groan, or “whoaaaaaaa” and is often accompanied by an affectionate noogie or smack on the back. We are a family [Read On]

Giant Garlic Butter Soft Pretzel Rods

Soft pretzels. I’ve been known to make a meal of them from time to time. I’m not a snob… I like ‘em all, pretty much; homemade is best, but I’ll still happily munch on airport, mall, or frozen pretzels. There is one, though, that I come back to time and time again and that is [Read On]

White Spinach French Bread Pizzas

When my husband goes on business trips, I have an indecent and scandalous fixation on frozen pizzas. My husband likes pizza a lot, but he gets his fill relatively quickly, unlike me. My love for pizza, however, knows no breaking point or season. There is not a point where my thought is, “Meh. I’m bored [Read On]

60 Big Game Super Snacks

As Dude Food Week draws to a close and the Big Game grows ever closer, I wanted to provide a list of some of the Top 10 Big Game Super Snacks from  Foodie with Family archives and fifty -50!!- great ones from around the vast interwebs. First up? The Foodie with Family lineup! Foodie with [Read On]

Baked Jalapeño Popper Dip

Who is ready for installment #4 of our lead up to the BIG GAME? Every party needs a little spice and I have it for you here today as #DudeFoodWeek continues… I have had a full-fledged obsession with jalapeno poppers since the first time I ever heard one mentioned. How could I not? It combines [Read On]

Garlic Parmesan Stadium-Style Baked Steak Fries

Welcome to the third installment of Dude Food Week in our celebration of all things snack food and lead up to The Big Game. If you’re on Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook, please tag pictures of Dude Food you’ve made with #DudeFoodWeek! I would LOVE to see what you’ve made! There are few things that [Read On]