Spicy Sweet Pulled Pork Empanadas

Sweet and Spicy Pulled Pork Empanadas | www.foodiewithfamily.com

It’s time for another installment of  “I’m Obsessed with Empanadas”. I’ve made them stuffed with just about everything I can possibly think to stuff in them. The particular empanada recipe I’m sharing today starts with leftover pulled pork.  This pulled pork recipe is perfect because it is already spicy enough. If you don’t have any…

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French Roasted Asparagus, Tuna and Hardboiled Egg Sandwiches | Lenten Friday Recipes

Roasted Asparagus Tuna and Egg Sandwich

We observe meatless Fridays through Lent. And while that should sound like no biggie, it’s surprisingly difficult for a meat-lovin’ family like ours to commit to one day a week sans meat even if we allow ourselves fish, which we do. For someone who spent nearly seven years as a vegetarian, I’m shockingly lacking in…

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Roasted Mushrooms with Thyme | Make Ahead Mondays

Roasted Mushrooms with Thyme by Foodie with Family

Last week, I posted a picture on Instagram of fifty two ounces of sliced mushrooms and asked, “Does this make anyone else weak in the knees?” Aside from one or two folks who replied that it made them weak in the stomach, most of you appear to be as devoted to mushrooms as I am….

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Bulk Italian Sausage and Broccoli Sausage Pasta | Make Ahead Mondays

Homemade Bulk Italian Sausage in Sausage and Broccoli Pasta from Foodie with Family

  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…

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Black Bean and Corn Tacos | 10 Minute Meal

Black Bean and Corn Tacos at Foodie with Family

This is Day 2 of our three day Taco series leading up to the Super Bowl. Today’s selection is a lightning fast, super fresh and divinely delicious vegetarian taco that cooks up in under ten minutes. HELLO LOVELY!  Tomorrow’s taco will be most decidedly decadent, so they balance each other out. One thing is certain,…

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One-Pot Creamy Shells and Cheese | Bonus 2-Ingredient Taco Mac Hack

One-pot Creamy Shells and Cheese Taco Maco

Friends: I’m participating in the 30 Days of Gratitude on the Foodie With Family facebook page. Won’t you join me when you can and share a little or a big something you’re grateful for every day? And if every day is too much in your life right now, how about just whenever you can? Click…

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Mexican Poutine | Sweet Potato Fries with Chorizo and Queso Fresco

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You know those nights when you walk into the kitchen and feel like the last thing you want to do is put spatula to pan and do anything? I had a serious case of kitchen funk a couple weeks ago. The good thing (or bad thing, depending on your perspective-du-jour) about having kids is that…

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Thai Red Curry Shrimp with Coconut Rice (How to Freeze Rice) | Make Ahead Mondays

Thai Red Curry Shrimp and Coconut Rice

    My husband doesn’t like curry. …Or at least he SAYS he doesn’t  like curry. He claims it makes him belchy. (Since when did that deter him, I ask…) This is one of my eternal frustrations because I do like it. A lot. It goes both ways.  My husband adores angel hair pasta cooked…

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Pork and Fig Molletes | Mexican Open-Faced Toasted Sandwich

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In one of those funny bits of irony that comes your way in life, my husband -who dislikes travel- has had to fling himself thither and yon regularly for his job. And I -the former exchange student gal who loved to go anywhere for any reason- found myself, for all intents and purposes, firmly rooted…

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Waffle Iron Hash Browns and Chorizo Hash

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I absolutely, unequivocally, unabashedly, whole-heartedly, borderline-medicably love potatoes in just about every form they can possibly be served; Mashed, fried, baked, smashed, roasted, grilled, and most especially in grated hash brown form. Oh hash browns, you are so magical. The crunch to soft ratio is so perfect on you. Every bite is a beautiful thing….

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