My second born son requested my husband’s specialty -fried chicken- for his birthday meal earlier this month. Of course, we obliged, and then found ourselves with a pot full of oil that still had a little life in it. I didn’t feel much like filtering it, so dug around in the refrigerator for something else [Read On]
When you have five sons like I do, the phrase “Mom, come here! We have a surprise for you!” can make you break into a cold sweat. You could be looking at a very, horribly bad situation or something so Norman Rockwell-ish and classic Americana that it makes you borderline weepy. You can probably imagine, [Read On]
I’m happy to let you know that BlogHer (which I recently joined) has syndicated the piece I wrote about choking in Florida. Come on over to join the discussion; there’s a lot being said over there!
Would you like to know a random fact about me? I have spent most of my life trying to avoid drinking milk. I cook and bake with it. I love yogurt and ice cream and cheese, but a glass of milk has always made me feel oogy. When I was little, my mom would hire [Read On]
Happy Wednesday, friends! I warned ya. There’s no getting around it. This is going to be a boring, technical -and mercifully brief- post but I need to give you all a heads-up that I’m undergoing a little technical makeover by switching my feeds from Feedburner to FeedBlitz. This is in anticipation of Feedburner biting [Read On]
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 [Read On]
Boy, do I ever have a fun announcement for you all! Like I told you all on Facebook*, we have some super neat events and giveaways coming in the next couple of weeks and today I’m kicking it off with something that has me so excited I’m doing a seriously dorky dance. Think Elaine from [Read On]
In honour of my stepmother’s passing -more affectionately known as my bonus mom- Foodie with Family will remain quiet the rest of this week. In the spirit of Val, I’ll be back ready to feed you next week. Below is the obituary my siblings, dad and I wrote together. On Saturday December 22nd (her favorite [Read On]