Playing games in good taste: FarmVille to Table

Strawberry Freezer Jam with Balsamic and Thyme from foodiewithfamily.com #FV2Table #FarmvilleCookbook #ad

Are you a fan of FarmVille? Boy do I have some fun news for you! What do you call it when the game making powerhouse Zynga decides to release a game chock full of recipes featuring the bounty of summer harvested, fresh, home-cooked foods? Well, first you call it delicious and fun! Then you call…

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Mega Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Waffle Stacks

Mega Baocn Egg and Cheese Waffle Stacks for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. foodiewithfamily.com #breakfast #bacon #eggs

My husband was gone all last week on business. He was in Florida where it was in the high seventies and low eighties. I was here with the five kids, twelve chickens, two dogs, and temperatures in the single digits and negatives overnight. Was I bitter like the cold? Nope, I was far too busy…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Milkshake

Pumpkin Cheesecake Milkshake at www.foodiewithfamily.com

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Kraft Foods. All opinions, recipes and photos are, as always, my own. Thanksgiving is drawing near so fast my head is almost spinning. I eagerly await it all year long and to think we’re this close? It is far and away my favourite feast of the year. Food,…

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Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte {real pumpkin}

Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte with real pumpkin | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Four out of five of my kids are sick. Snuffling, sneezing, sore throat, goobery, gloppy, walking-petri-dish, tissue-dropping sick. This comes at the end of a week that was so busy that I didn’t know whether I was coming or going two-thirds of the time. There are five kids in this house, friends, you can imagine…

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Cherry Habanero Lime Jam

Cherry Habanero Lime Jam | www.foodiewithfamily.com

While working my way through the sixty pounds of cherries I had ordered from the Amish store, I got to the point where I was making jam. On a whim, I minced and tossed a little fresh habanero pepper into my regular cherry lime jam. Whoa. It was so good I made everyone in the…

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Piña Colada Smoothies | Vegan and Dairy Free

Piña Colada Smoothies | www.foodiewithfamily.com

  Piña Colada Smoothies are my new go-to smoothie. They’re kind of fabulous. You know how I’ve told you I was a picky eater when I was a kid? I was a total texture-phobe and I was dead picky about flavour combinations. My mom now says, “Hey, we just didn’t know you were gourmet.” My…

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