Sun Dried Tomato Spread

Sun Dried Tomato Spread is the a quick and healthy way to punch up any sandwich but is also great on crackers and in dip. Foodiewithfamily.com

Sun Dried Tomato Spread is a vibrant red, garlic and herb packed, quick and healthy way to add a taste of summer to sandwiches, dips, crackers, pastas, and more. Whip up a batch of Sun Dried Tomato Spread today and explore the possibilities! I saw my blogging compatriots ‘In Sock Monkey Slippers‘ and ‘Farmgirl’s Dabbles‘…

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Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps. A healthy 30 Minute Meal from foodiewithfamily.com

You see those lettuce wraps up there? That’s another Unicorn Meal for our household: an extremely rare meal that pleases them all, even the no-veg contingent. Somehow lettuce leaves as delivery vehicle for meat works in their minds, and I’m surely not going to out their contradictory stance on it because OHMYGOSH this is a…

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Garlic Parmesan Stadium-Style Baked Steak Fries

Garlic Parm Stadium-Style Steak Fries #Superbowlsnacks #Gameday #Biggamesnacks #BigGame #Comfortfood

Welcome to the third installment of Dude Food Week in our celebration of all things snack food and lead up to The Big Game. If you’re on Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook, please tag pictures of Dude Food you’ve made with #DudeFoodWeek! I would LOVE to see what you’ve made! There are few things that…

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Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Sauce

Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Sauce at www.foodiewithfamily.com

Have you ever stumbled on a recipe that made you holler because it was so good? And then you’re shocked to find out that it’s low in calories and fat? Yeah. No. Neither had I until just a couple of days ago. I was chatting with my friend and fellow food blogger, Mary Younkin of…

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Blueberry Syrup for Pancakes and Homemade Soda | Make Ahead Mondays

Homemade Blueberry Syrup for pancakes, waffles, French toast, and SODA! | www.foodiewithfamily.com

I just turned almost-forty. I believe I’ll refer to my entire year that way, because this is my last year before that big four-oh. I think the almost-forty was probably harder than the actual-forty will be to face. The decade birthdays seem like a celebration, where the ones that immediately precede somehow seem like a…

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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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Pickled Garlic Scapes | Make Ahead Monday

Pickled Garlic Scapes: a 10 minute pickling project | www.foodiewithfamily.com

I’m a pickle fiend. You may or may not know that every summer I put up in the neighborhood of eight dozen jars of garlic dill pickles. I also put up bread and butter pickles, dilly green beans, dill relish, bread and butter relish, Sweet and Spicy Asian pickled carrots, and other pickled goodies like…

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Whiskey Vanilla Extract | Make Ahead Mondays

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  I am obsessed with vanilla extract. Since I started making my own extract several years ago, I haven’t bought vanilla extract (either faux or pure) once. Once you’ve made your own and tasted just how much better it is (and realized just how easy the entire process is) it’s hard -if not impossible- to…

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Corn Stock plus Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder | Make Ahead Mondays

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Soup and sweater weather… There simply isn’t any weather I like better than those first days of fall -REAL FALL- where the skies are gunmetal grey and leaves are just starting to turn. It’s a mighty wind, and it’s brisk, and it wants to blow right through you. It makes you understand why those leaves…

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Refrigerator Pickled Salad (Bread and Butter Style) | Make Ahead Mondays

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  I have this friend, Meseidy, who has a fabulous blog; The Noshery. Meseidy can do it all. She is a chef, a decorator, a great conversationalist and an extremely talented folder of sheets. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP66IMO_fJ0[/youtube] I am not kidding you when I tell you that I never successfully folded a fitted sheet before Meseidy taught…

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