Roasted Banana and Caramel Milkshake

Roasted Banana Caramel Milkshake from foodiewithfamily.com #dessert

What you are looking at is the current resident of the top of the list of things my sixteen year old wants for me to make for him when Lent is over. That boy has so much willpower it puts his daddy and I to shame. He gave up sweets for Easter. While I’ve been…

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Honey Cardamom Poached Pears

Honey Cardamom Poached Pears on Mascarpone #dessert #healthydessert

This is a reprint of my March 6th column that ran in the Traverse City Record-Eagle because this recipe was too good not to share here. I’m a little romantic about food. I’m sure that comes as a not-surprise-at-all to many of you who have been reading me for years. Food is how I show…

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One Bite Cheesecake Stuffed Raspberries

One Bite Cheesecake Stuffed Rasperries with Chambord foodiewithfamily.com #cheesecake #Dessert

My husband tells me that when he was a little boy, he loved to ‘eat fancy’. Fancy for him was little foods: individual bites. He would arrange cherry tomatoes on a plate, sit down with his plate of fancy cherry tomatoes and a salt shaker, and take tiny, thoughtful bites that were dusted with salt…

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Flourless M&M Brownie Cookies

Flourless M&M Brownie Cookies #GlutenFree #Cookies

Do you read Jew Hungry? Whitney is one of my favourite bloggers. She’s fashionable, hilarious, and has the most adorable baby girl. Not that I stalk her on Instagram or anything… When she posted her Flourless Chunky Monkey Brownie Cookies last month, I knew I had to make them. I also know I was going…

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Mocha Marshmallow Pops

Mocha Marshmallow Pops a 2

My Valentine-for-life is a funny bird. The man is macho. He loves football, guns, archery, digging ditches in our yard, playing screaming electric guitar, building things, winter camping, and going on speed hikes through the woods. He’s an unapologetic geek. True, he’s an engineer and that’s part of the package, but it’s way more than…

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Caramel Corn Sundae

Caramel Corn Ice Cream Sundae with hot fudge, caramel sauce, whipped cream, and caramel corn

I don’t often mess with ice cream because it’s the Mary Poppins of food; it’s practically perfect in every way. A bowl of ice cream is enough to salvage a dreadful day all on it’s own, so why pile on toppings or get all crazy, right? Because some days call require you to take something…

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