Brown Sugar Strawberries and Cream Tartlets

Brown Sugar Strawberries and Cream Tartlets with thyme

This is the story of a dessert that shouldn’t have turned out. It should’ve been an abject failure, but instead, it turned into a giant kitchen redemption tale and an awfully wonderful Mother’s Day treat. It is the tale of Brown Sugar Strawberries and Cream Tartlets.   It started out with a beautiful recipe. One…

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Butterscotch Pretzel Pudding Cups

From scratch butterscotch pudding pretzel cups

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love pudding. I could eat pudding or ice cream every single day and not be mad at all. It doesn’t hurt things that there’s an almost infinite variety of both of those, but the point is this. If it’s pudding, I’m in. (With the notable…

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Kahlua Chocolate Cream Pie

Kahlua Chocolate Cream Pie

When it comes to desserts, I’m a creamy, chocolatey devotee. If it’s pudding-like (or ice cream like) I’m in. If it combines pudding or ice cream-ish qualities with chocolate? I am all over it. Such is the case with Kahlua Chocolate Cream Pie. I made this, ostensibly, for my husband’s birthday last week. He wanted…

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Maple Bourbon Baklava

Maple Bourbon Baklava is like pecan pie meets dark maple syrup and takes a trip to the Middle East

You know what this is? Maple Bourbon Baklava and it’s a little evil, that’s what. I’m not going to pretend I’m even the littlest bit sorry, though, because it’s also one of the better things I’ve ever turned out of my kitchen. It’s the Northeast (of the United States) meets the Middle East (of the…

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3 Ingredient Strawberry Ice Cream

3 Ingredient Strawberry Ice Cream 5 minute method from foodiewithfamily.com

Ice cream is good stuff. It’s dessert, to be sure, but it’s dessert with the magical ability to transform a day for the better by its mere proximity to a spoon and your mouth. 3 Ingredient Strawberry Ice Cream is exceptional even within the delicious halls of the wonderful world of ice cream. What makes…

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Ada and Anna’s Maple Sandwich Cookies

Amish Maple Sandwich Cookies or Whoopie Pies from foodiewithfamily.com

Ada and Anna are my secret weapons. They are an Amish mother and daughter who I am so glad to have as friends. They live just up the road from us with Ada’s husband (Anna’s father), Henry. Those three have to be some of the most fun-loving, joyful people I’ve ever met. Ada’s my ace…

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Mint Dark Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream {30 Minute Recipe}

Mint Dark Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream 30 minute version with no cooking from foodiewithfamily.com

My to-do list is longer than my arm and that is saying something because I have ape arms. Even my admittedly excellent procrastination skills are insufficient to find ways to avoid my list lately because SPRING is coming. With the thaw comes the mad rush to finish off every single thing about the school year…

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Snickerdoodle Cake with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream

Four layer Snickerdoodle Cake with Cinnamon Brown Sugar Buttercream

In honour of Valentine’s Day I’m bringing back one of my most popular posts EVER here on Foodie with Family from the archives. That’s right, folks, Snickerdoodle Cake with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream is back. Make this sweet for your sweetie. This Snickerdoodle Cake is something special folks. A towering four layer Snickerdoodle cake made…

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Cinnamon Toast Cake

Buttery, tender, indulgent Cinnamon Toast Cake from foodiewithfamily.com

Cinnamon Toast Cake. It’s a thing, and it is glorious. Introduced to me by my sweet friend Mary, these Cinnamon Toast Cake bars have become a staple in our snack food arsenal. And by staple, I mean I’ve made them 5 times in the past 3 weeks. Please don’t calculate how much butter that means…

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