Reese’s Pretzel Bites

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My father is obsessed -OBSESSED, I TELL YOU- with peanut butter. When we chat on the phone before visits, I ask what he’d like to eat while he’s chez us. His response is almost infallibly “Peanut butter ____” because honestly, as long as the peanut butter part is there, my dad is a happy man….

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Salted Pepita Brittle | Homemade Candy

Salted Pepita Brittle | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Yeah. I know. It’s not OFFICIALLY fall yet, but PEOPLE. I can’t wait one more second. The breezes are decidedly turning into gusty fall ones. The sky is taking on that gun-metal hue. The leaves are changing colour and I. Want. Fall. Food. So, I’m sorry if you’re in the “TOO SOON” camp, but this…

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Whiskey Peach Cobbler: Last Minute Dessert

Whiskey Peach Cobbler | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Up here in rural New York, we are diving head-first into peach season. I have a half bushel sitting on my counter staring at me right now, and I’m tucking peaches into just about every jar, mouth, and dish that I can. Whiskey and peaches are a match made in heaven. Sweet, perfumed, juicy peaches…

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Twix Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Twix Ice Cream Sandwich Cake | www.foodiewithfamily.com

I only have so much virtue in my body. I try to eat well and feed my family healthy, and I do a pretty good job of it most of the time. But every so often, I spend all my good behaviour on things like parenting, being honest and moral, and tidying up. At the…

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Mocha Cupcakes with Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream

Mocha Cupcakes with Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream | www.foodiewithfamily.com

There’s nothing quite like the triple hit of chocolate these super moist cupcakes provide to get you going; deep, dark chocolate cake topped with airy, rich chocolate Italian buttercream, and grated chocolate. Do you really need a reason for cake? Oh sure, some occasions require it (weddings, graduations, birthdays, etc…) but do we REALLY need…

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