Green Olive Tapenade | Make Ahead Mondays

Green Olive Tapenade with Wasa Rye Crisps from Foodie with Family

I love rich and indulgent food. I love butter, heavy cream, all manner of bread, bacon and the like. I also love healthy food. It all depends on what is going on, what’s freshest and what’s available to me. After the holiday food madness, my food pendulum tends to swing a little further toward the…

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Homemade Feta Cheese | Make Ahead Mondays

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I have been promising to bring you my homemade feta cheese recipe for a while (Ahem, probably a couple of years. Eek.) Today is finally the day. You may be wondering why I bother making feta cheese from scratch. The answer-as is often the case-  is that homemade tastes great and because I can. I…

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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  Soup equals my bonus mom, Val. She is the Soup Queen. Almost without fail, anytime someone is invited over for dinner -whether family or friend- soup and muffins were on the menu. Val said that was because soup and muffins were almost always inexpensive, easy to make, and delicious. Val is the soup queen….

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Banana Churros with Butter Rum Caramel | A Party Wrap-up

Banana Churros with Butter Rum Caramel Dipping Sauce

Hello, gorgeous dessert. Of all the recipes  I’ve done for the Captain Morgan’s Spice Up the Holidays campaign, this is the one that disappeared the fastest. I guess it’s natural, what with being deep-fried and all… I introduce to you my final recipe that I developed for the contest: Banana Churros with Buttered Rum Caramel…

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Peppermint Hot Fudge Sauce

Featured Image Peppermint Hot Fudge Sauce on Perrys Mint Tingaling

I’ve spoken before of my deep, deep love for the hot fudge sauce made by my stepmom, Val. Grandma Val’s Hot Fudge Sauce is a staple around the Foodie With Family household. It goes on ice cream, to be sure, but it is also drizzled on cake and stirred into hot milk for fabuloso hot…

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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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Slow-Cooker Asian Beef | Make Ahead Mondays

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Let me tell you about my friend, Robyn. She’s gorgeous, brilliant, talented, kind, warm-hearted, and has a seriously adorable family. Robyn is good people, people. All that’s impressive enough, right? Well, the woman can cook, too. She posted the most incredible looking Balsamic Roast Beef recipe a few of weeks ago and I about fell…

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