Herbed Potato Rösti with Peas, Shallots, and Bacon Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Herbed Potato Rösti with Peas, Shallots, and Bacon

A recipe for cheese-filled potato rösti topped with spring peas, shallots, and bacon. Feet stuck at the threshold to the kitchen, I stare at the empty counter, as if it had the answer. I close my eyes, feeling the blackness of my lids and welcoming the quiet escape it offers. "Mom. Mom." Without letting the light in, I respond, … more

Chana Aloo Gobi Masala: Chickpea, Potato, Cauliflower Curry Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Chana Aloo Gobi Masala: Chickpea, Potato, and Cauliflower Curry

A recipe for a wet-style curry with chana (chickpeas), aloo (potatoes), and gobi (cauliflower). It's a warm and comforting vegetarian meal that's easy to make vegan. Consciousness starts just before I'm fully awake. It hovers beneath the eyelids. Before any alarms blare, I'm throwing off the warmth of the covers to contort my body and glare at … more

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Soup with Yogurt recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Soup with Yogurt

A recipe for a cilantro-lime chicken soup inspired by a Peruvian classic with a spoonful of yogurt that allows this tangy potato, quinoa, and pea-laden soup a different dimension.“Listen--are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” -- Mary Oliver Breathe. At the very base level, breathe means taking air into your lungs and … more

Beet and Root Vegetable Tian with Apple Cider Reduction recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Beet and Root Vegetable Tian with Apple Cider Reduction

A seasonal side dish recipe for a beet and root vegetable tian with shallots and thyme, drizzled with an apple cider reduction. My sister-in-law showed up to Thanksgiving with a Dutch oven full of root vegetables and a car seat containing a dark-haired beauty I would like to adopt as my own. Since I can't steal my niece for more than a few … more

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets, Fennel and Fried Goat Cheese recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets, Fennel and Fried Goat Cheese

A recipe for a market-inspired salad with baby arugula, fresh herbs, fennel, quinoa, roasted golden beets all topped with oozing balls of fried goat cheese. We approach the market tentatively in the fall. The number of vendors dwindles each week, and it’s difficult to know when to expect them to disappear completely until spring. The sun shining, … more

Chewy Ginger Molasses Spice Cookies: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

Chewy Ginger Molasses Spice Cookies: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

This recipe for chewy ginger molasses spice cookies uses almond flour and coconut flour for a gluten-free version of the classic. It also incorporates coconut milk for a dairy-free option. Our house is currently an intricate series of piles. There are piles of homework not yet recycled, waiting in limbo, homework to do, resting in between the … more

Pear and Fig Tarts with Goat Cheese and Honey recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Pear and Fig Tarts with Goat Cheese and Honey

A recipe for a pear and fig tarts with a creamy honey and goat cheese cheesecake bed, topped with the last of summer's rosemary. Each weekend we pull up and pile out, four kids, two adults. There's a gentle roar that accompanies the crowded space, people's voices as they wander through the aisles, a harmonica sounds from one corner, bagpipes on … more