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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Whipped Fruit Ice Pops

Whipped Fruit Ice Pops, Dairy Free | www.foodiewithfamily.com

I am happy to be part of the 2013 Kraft Tastemakers team. This post is part of my continuing commitment to bring family friendly recipes to you that are made from things you’re likely to have in your pantry at most times.  Do any of you remember the Jell-O Pudding Pops from the 80s? I…

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Lemon Cream No-Bake Mini-Cheesecakes

Lemon Cream No-Bake Mini-Cheesecakes | www.foodiewithfamily.com

As I type this, spring is actually, kind of, sort of, quite nearly behaving like spring. As in, there’s sunshine and a breeze instead of gunmetal grey skies and a biting wind. Things smell fresh and muddy and I, for one, like it a lot. I’m feeling sunshiney in the kitchen, too.  Our good weather…

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Peanut Butter Molasses Ginger Chews

Peanut Butter Molasses Ginger Chews | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Cookies are the instant gratification fix of the food world. You mix things together, you scoop, you bake and you iiiiiiinhale them. Or at least that’s what I do. This recipe was developed at the request of my dear-ole-dad who asked me to find a road-tested peanut butter and molasses cookie recipe for him. I…

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Quick & Dirty Raspberry Cheesecake Fried Pies

Quick & Dirty Raspberry Cheesecake Fried Pies from Foodie with Family.

Get the yoga pants out now, folks, because I discovered something very dangerous indeed when I was making empanadas last week. I’ve told you before of my abiding love for Goya Discos and empanadas and that I always keep a stash of those lovely little shortcut pastry rounds in my freezer. How can you go…

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Sweet and Salty No-Bake Popcorn Cookies | The Croods

Salty and Sweet No Bake Popcorn Cookies from Foodie with Family

I love movies of all kinds: comedy, drama, action, adventure, COLIN FIRTH (because he gets his own category), HUGH JACKMAN (because he does, too), classics, musicals, suspense, animation (both silly and serious)… I love all of them. I can converse entirely in movie quotes and adaptations thereof when in the company of another movie lover….

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Grandma’s Snickerdoodles

Grandmas Snickerdoodles from Foodie with Family

My family lives, talks, dreams, plans, prepares, preaches, and eats food. We don’t breathe it, however, as aspirating food is generally acknowledged to be a bad idea. In short, we are all food maniacs. There have been a handful of time that I’ve been brought up short when chatting with people and they inform me…

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