Strawberry Basil Shortcake Stacks

Strawberry Basil Shortcake Stacks from foodiewithfamily.com

My husband has two perennial requests for his birthday feasts. The first is that he be given a mixing bowl full of chewy/crispy bacon and be allowed to eat as much or as little of it as he wishes with no restrictions. The second is that he have strawberry shortcake for dessert. The bacon thing?…

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Almond Crusted Challah Toast

Almond Crusted Challah Toast. #Dessert www.foodiewithfamily.com

My boy-town home is awesome. I adore raising five young men. I love being the wife of a man who is a guy’s guy. I have a retinue of admirers at the ready all the time. Most of the time, I should say. Okay,  I have lots of fans whenever I’m not making someone do…

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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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