One Hour Swedish Limpa Bread

One Hour Swedish Limpa bread from Foodiewithfamily.com

You know what’s awesome? Fresh bread. You know what’s even better? Fresh bread shared with friends. You can find me guest posting over at my good friend Stephie’s blog today with a recipe for One Hour Swedish Limpa Bread. “What is this?” you ask? Well you’ll have to click over to find out more about…

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Summer Welsh Rabbit (a.k.a. Welsh Rarebit)

Summer Welsh Rabbit with fried onions, fresh tomato, & crispy bacon from foodiewithfamily.com

Did you know there’s no actual rabbit in Welsh rabbit? In fact, most of the time, there’s no meat at all in a Welsh Rabbit. The actual name is Welsh Rabbit even though there’s a complete lack of Bugs Bunny in it, and the phrase “Rarebit” came along later, probably in an attempt to make…

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Pickled Green Beans: Dilly Beans

Pickled Green Beans: Dilly Beans {a simple canning project} from foodiewithfamily.com

I learned to can from the best: my Grandma. I remember hours upon hours at Grandma’s house with Mom and the aunties sitting around peeling peaches, laughing hysterically, shucking corn, chewing the fat, shoving tomatoes in jars, and whatnot. The kids usually drew the simple task of snapping the ends off of green beans. It…

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Foodie with Family Reader Survey

Survey graphic

So how long have I been at this? Five years or so? I think it’s about time I ask YOU what you think! I’d be ever so grateful if you’d take a moment to let me know what you think; give me some feedback, if you would. I’ve designed this quick, completely confidential survey to…

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JCPenney Surprised Me

JCPenney's we fit you philosophy is carried out in every single department. #JCPAmbassador

Photo credit: Susan Getgood When BlogHer asked if I’d consider being a JCPenney brand ambassador I was a little confused. Why would a company that sold business clothing for women want me as a brand ambassador? BECAUSE I THOUGHT JCPENNEY WAS A LITTLE STODGY. Please note the past tense in that verb ‘thought.’ I’ll get…

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Cheese Tray

How to put together a Cheese Tray for appetizers or a light summer meal. foodiewithfamily.com

Cheese. It wouldn’t be too far a stretch to say I live for it. In fact, I’m spending today on the road driving to Maine to hang out with some of my favourite bloggers and some of the excellent people at Cabot Cheese Cooperative. Cheese plus bread plus fruit plus a little good sausage equals…

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Slow-Cooker Ropa Vieja {Cuban Saucy Shredded Beef}

Slow-Cooker Ropa Vieja a.k.a. Cuban Saucy Shredded Beef from foodiewithfamily.com

Today is a big day for me! I’m spending the day getting certified as a barreFit instructor. While I’m sweating it out in the studio, I want to share this fantastic recipe for Ropa Vieja that was inspired by my time in Miami last month. Take advantage of the slow-cooker to turn out this saucy,…

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Visit South Walton, Florida

View of the bay in Miami at South Walton Party

I’ve been very fortunate lately to have quite a few opportunities to pack my bags and hop on a plane ALL. BY. MYSELF. I’ve spent the weekend in North Carolina with girlfriends, three days in Manhattan, and visited BlogHer Food 2014 in Miami. We had a long, cold, hard winter here in Western New York…

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30 Hour Famine: My kids ask for your help in helping others…

Lindamood Boys 30 Hour Famine appeal

You see those wild and crazy young men? This photo is of my three eldest mere moments after they finished participating in a huge community game of ultra-capture-the-flag-slash-tag-slash-full-contact-hide-and-seek.  We’re talking about eighty something kids chasing each other in the mud, grabbing arm bands from each other, tackling, sliding, laughing… They were pumped and muddy and…

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