Grapefruit and Avocado Green Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Grapefruit and Avocado Green Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

A green salad recipe with bright pink grapefruit slices, creamy avocado, and bits of purple radicchio and red onion brought together with a citrus vinaigrette to chase the cold away this winter. Each morning we are chess pieces in our checkerboard of a home, sliding by each other and hip-checking one another out of the way. It is an intricate … more

Gifting and Decorating with Minted.com for the Holidays | FoodforMyFamily.com

Get Minted for the Holidays {Plus, a Giveaway!}

I'm gifting and giving with Minted.com this holiday season, which definitely means New Years cards, personalized art, calendars, and, of course, a giveaway for you. I'm going to tell you a secret. It's December 18th, and I still haven't mailed my holiday cards. From LAST year. That's right. I haven't mailed the cards that I printed … more

Langoustine with Saffron Vanilla Cream Sauce recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Langoustine with Saffron Vanilla Tarragon Cream Sauce

An entertaining-ready recipe for langoustine in a beurre blanc style saffron- and vanilla-flavored cream sauce with fresh tarragon to serve over saffron rice with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla. I have partnered with Nielsen-Massey to develop a savory vanilla dish and was compensated for my work. Opinions, words, ramblings all my own. Winter is … more

Meyer Lemon Cottage Cheese Sugar Cookie Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Meyer Lemon Cottage Cheese Sugar Cookies

A Meyer lemon curd- and zest-infused cottage cheese cookie recipe inspired by Berlins'ke pechyvo and Eastern European cheese-style cookies I grew up with tucked into Christmas tins. These are rich with bursts of lemon, crisp and chewy at the same time. Friday I stood in a church, light gleaming from skylights across my grandmother's casket, … more

Dressed Arugula and Crisped Prosciutto Egg Sandwich recipe: Build a Better Breakfast Sandwich | FoodforMyFamily.com

Dressed Arugula and Crisped Prosciutto Egg Sandwich: Build a Better Breakfast Sandwich

This breakfast sandwich recipe combines champagne vinaigrette dressed arugula, crisped prosciutto, fried eggs, and plenty of cheese all on a toasted bun. It's better than your standard muffin + cheese + egg + ham and worth all the minutes you spent dreaming it up under the covers. I dream of being a morning person, waking up before the dawn … more

Honey Roasted Beets and Kale Salad w/ Apple Cider Vinaigrette | #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Honey Roasted Beets and Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

A kale salad recipe that pairs honey-roasted beets with crispy pepitas and goat cheese, tossed together with an apple cider vinaigrette. I'm standing in the kitchen over a bowl of steaming beets, watching as the sunlight streams in from the window and reflects off the whirls of thick steam rising from the bowl, dancing together across the … more

Ceramic Cookware Giveaway: Farberware PurECOok

Ceramic Cookware Giveaway: Farberware PurECOok

A quick review of Kohl's Farberware PurECOok Ceramic Cookware, as well as the opportunity to win a 12-piece set in a giveaway provided by Kohl's. As I mentioned before, this was a natural fit for me to work with Kohl's, and any opinions expressed below are mine. Every night after dinner I stare at the pile of hand-washable dishes that fill … more