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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Roasted Mushrooms with Thyme | Make Ahead Mondays

Roasted Mushrooms with Thyme by Foodie with Family

Last week, I posted a picture on Instagram of fifty two ounces of sliced mushrooms and asked, “Does this make anyone else weak in the knees?” Aside from one or two folks who replied that it made them weak in the stomach, most of you appear to be as devoted to mushrooms as I am….

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Bulk Italian Sausage and Broccoli Sausage Pasta | Make Ahead Mondays

Homemade Bulk Italian Sausage in Sausage and Broccoli Pasta from Foodie with Family

  Have you ever been so intimidated to try making a certain thing in the kitchen that you put it off forever and a day. Then you finally work up the courage to try making it and are stunned to find it ridiculously easy? Such was the story with me and sausage a few years…

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Pulled Pork Baked Potato Skins

Barbecue Pulled Pork Baked Potato Skins on Foodie with Family

I think it’s only fair I warn you I may not be held responsible for the number of exclamation points I use because I. Am. So. EXCITED! I have a simple, fabulous recipe to share with you AND I have a super, fantastic giveaway, too. Let’s start with the recipe because it’s almost Super Snack,…

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Slow-Cooker Garlicky Lamb and Greek Tacos | Make Ahead Monday

Slow-Cooker Garlic Lamb and Greek Tacos from Foodie with Family

In preparation for the Super Bowl next Sunday, I’m running a three-day Taco series. They’re easy, they’re delicious, they’re customizable, they’re crowd-pleasing. In short, they’re the perfect game food. Tomorrow, I’ll be serving up a vegetarian taco and Wednesday will be the taco no one saw coming. Mwahahahaha! I’ve been on a taco kick lately….

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Homemade No-Cook Instant Pudding Mix | Make Ahead Mondays

Homemade Chocolate and Vanilla No-Cook Instant Pudding Mix from Foodie with Family

We are on the tail end of a two week tour of our household by the flu. The only person who has -thus far- remained unscathed is my germaphobe husband. Don’t get me wrong, I am the original Purell poster girl, but next to me, my hubby is Howard Hughes. The poor guy looks like…

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Green Olive Tapenade | Make Ahead Mondays

Green Olive Tapenade with Wasa Rye Crisps from Foodie with Family

I love rich and indulgent food. I love butter, heavy cream, all manner of bread, bacon and the like. I also love healthy food. It all depends on what is going on, what’s freshest and what’s available to me. After the holiday food madness, my food pendulum tends to swing a little further toward the…

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Homemade Feta Cheese | Make Ahead Mondays

Homemade Feta Cheese

I have been promising to bring you my homemade feta cheese recipe for a while (Ahem, probably a couple of years. Eek.) Today is finally the day. You may be wondering why I bother making feta cheese from scratch. The answer-as is often the case-  is that homemade tastes great and because I can. I…

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Instant Vanilla Chai Mix | Make Ahead Mondays

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Tea has a way -unlike coffee- of making time slow down just a bit. This time of year and this season of life, I feel like time needs all the slowing down I can possibly get. I’m trying, with varying degrees of success, to accomplish parenting and homeschooling five boys (two of whom are teenagers),…

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Salted Caramel Corn | Make Ahead Mondays

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  Update: The Pick Giveaway Winner plugin chose Christi P. as the winner of the Whirly Pop and Coconut Oil. Look for the email I’ve sent you, Christi! I can’t even wait for you to get to try these things. Congratulations! My Grandma is one of my biggest cooking heroes. She has spent the majority…

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