Candied Jalapenos

Sweet, spicy Candied Jalapeno from

This post was originally published on May 23rd, 2010. It remains one of the most popular recipes from Foodie with Family. Try it out and find out why. Candied Jalapeños. Ah. There’s a story here. Once upon a time, my friend Katie casually mentioned eating a sandwich made with Candied Jalapeños. She was singing the…

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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.

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

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

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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Pickled Garlic Scapes | Make Ahead Monday

Pickled Garlic Scapes: a 10 minute pickling project |

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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Corn Stock | Make Ahead Mondays

Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder 2

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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Ham and Swiss with Caramelized Onion on Rye Pizza


Here we are in Challenge #5 in Project Food Blog from!  Thank you all many times over for the support you’ve given me in the comments here, via email, and on the Foodie With Family Facebook fan page. (That’s an awful lot of effs.) The competition has been more fun than I ever expected…

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Thai Sweet and Hot Garlic Dipping Sauce


…Does writing two posts in a row with a sweet and spicy theme say something about me? In actuality, I do believe I can blame this one on you all, you sweet and spicy wildcats.  I did, after all, put it up for a vote on the Foodie With Family Facebook fan phage. (Yes, I…

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