Spinach Omelet Grilled Cheese

Spinach Omelet Grilled Cheese for #PinaMealGiveAMeal and @Landolakesktchn

This recipe was developed as a result of my partnership with Land O’Lakes, Inc. I’m pleased to be working with them to work toward ending hunger through their Pin a Meal: Give a Meal program with Feeding America. Each “pin” from this post will generate a meal for 10 hungry families. The recipe concept and…

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Maple Bourbon Baklava

Maple Bourbon Baklava is like pecan pie meets dark maple syrup and takes a trip to the Middle East

You know what this is? Maple Bourbon Baklava and it’s a little evil, that’s what. I’m not going to pretend I’m even the littlest bit sorry, though, because it’s also one of the better things I’ve ever turned out of my kitchen. It’s the Northeast (of the United States) meets the Middle East (of the…

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3 Ingredient Strawberry Ice Cream

3 Ingredient Strawberry Ice Cream 5 minute method from foodiewithfamily.com

Ice cream is good stuff. It’s dessert, to be sure, but it’s dessert with the magical ability to transform a day for the better by its mere proximity to a spoon and your mouth. 3 Ingredient Strawberry Ice Cream is exceptional even within the delicious halls of the wonderful world of ice cream. What makes…

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Bunny Bread

Bunny Bread for your Easter or Spring party buffets

Let us observe the Easter Bunny in his natural habitat… See how relaxed he is in the vegetable patch? The serene  -if vacant- look on his face?  He is surrounded by his favored nourishment; cucumbers, peas, carrots and his own entrails. Wait. His own entrails? How can this be? The Easter Bunny’s tummy has been…

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Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili or Coney Sauce or Chili Fries sauce from foodiewithfamily.com

This post was originally published on May 3, 2011. Wowza! It got a little facelift in the form of new photos and a lovely printable recipe. Dig in, friends! Rain, mixed precipitation, and more rain… This has been our weather pattern for the past three weeks.  Add colder than normal temperatures and you get an…

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Garlic Roasted Olives

Garlic Roasted Olives with lemon, thyme, feta, and peppers from foodiewithfamily.com

If you’re an olive lover, you are in luck today, my friends. I have for you the ne plus ultra of olive dishes: Garlic Roasted Olives. That’s right… we’re talking about a pan full of gorgeous, colourful olives roasted with garlic, paper thin slices of lemon and jalapeño pepper, fresh thyme, salty little capers, tiny…

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Smoked Salmon Cucumber Pizza

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Owing in large part to the fact that I just plain love my husband, and that after 18 years dwelling in it with neither of us going stark raving mad, I’m a big fan of the institution of marriage. In so many ways, we are very much opposite. I break out into a cold sweat…

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Dill Pickle Dip

Use Dill Pickle Dip as dip or spread on hamburgers or deli sandwiches for pickle lovers in your life. foodiewithfamily.com

Excuse me. Have I told you before that I am a serious pickle maniac? I have never met a dill pickle I didn’t love. You know Cookie Monster? I’m Pickle Monster. Salty, vinegary, crunchy P-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-ickles! While we’re at it and I’m confessing things, I should probably mention that I’m also devoted to dip. All dip….

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Slow Cooker Italian Shredded Beef

Slow Cooker Italian Shredded Beef full of sun dried tomatoes, wine, garlic, fire roasted tomatoes, olives, and capers from foodiewithfamily.com

I have a culinary wheelhouse. When in doubt, I almost always fall back to something Asian inspired with ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and a hint of heat or something Tex Mex or Mexican related with garlic, beans, meat, and -in all likelihood- a metric ton of cheese. And people, I’m happy like that… But every…

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