Strawberry Basil Shortcake Stacks

Strawberry Basil Shortcake Stacks from

My husband has two perennial requests for his birthday feasts. The first is that he be given a mixing bowl full of chewy/crispy bacon and be allowed to eat as much or as little of it as he wishes with no restrictions. The second is that he have strawberry shortcake for dessert. The bacon thing?…

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Chili Lime Cauliflower Popcorn

Chili Lime Cauliflower Popcorn. Grain-free, gluten-free, vegan, and paleo snack! Don't let that deter you though, this is awesome!

I’m in love with my dehydrator. I know what you’re thinking. You can’t be IN LOVE with an inanimate object. You can’t be IN love with something unless it/they can reciprocate. To that I say, “My dehydrator loves me.” I’m not crazy. Well, at least in THAT way. Part of love is doing nice things…

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12 Meatless Main Dishes

Meatless Burgers on Foodie with Family

Whether you’re looking for a meatless main dish to help stretch your grocery budget, for a Friday during Lent, or to improve your health a bit, Foodie with Family has some fantastic choices for you. All of these recipes are road-tested and approved by our family of five boys and two adults, most of them…

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Guaranteed Crispy BAKED Sweet Potato Fries

How to make perfectly crispy baked sweet potato fries in the oven every time.

I am passionate about sweet potato fries. Possibly, I qualify as being clinically obsessed with them. I can’t think of a single food I crave more consistently than the salty sweet perfection that is sweet potato fries. If I go out to dinner and sweet potato fries are on the menu, I order them. It…

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Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix

Make your own Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix for dressings and dips. No MSG.

When I shared my Homemade Cool Ranch Doritos recipe two weeks ago, I suggested using homemade dry ranch dressing mix in the seasoning. I then received several kind but confused emails from readers asking just where on  FWF they could find this recipe. Um, oops? I hadn’t published it yet. Today, I make it right…

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Roasted Banana and Caramel Milkshake

Roasted Banana Caramel Milkshake from #dessert

What you are looking at is the current resident of the top of the list of things my sixteen year old wants for me to make for him when Lent is over. That boy has so much willpower it puts his daddy and I to shame. He gave up sweets for Easter. While I’ve been…

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Greek Salad Dressing

Greek Salad Dressing from #Lemon #Garlic #Oregano #OliveOil

You should know that I am incapable of resisting a salad.  This is almost entirely due to my dear, sweet mother’s BIG GREEN SALAD habit. I know a lot of women blanch at the thought of becoming their mother, but this is not a concern for me. My mom is a saint. She’s a nurse…

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