Cheese-Topped Potato Dinner Rolls

Cheddar-Topped Potato Dinner Roll Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for soft, fluffy potato dinner rolls topped with nutty, tangy cheese. I'm sitting here with my knees pulled up to my chest staring at my to-do lists. Multiple. A cup of coffee long cold sits on top of a stack of post-it notes on the desk, my water jar is empty. There are two chuck roasts thawing on the counter that need to be dealt … more

Monday Musings: Feeding Kids Well and the DIY Bundle Flash Sale

Feeding Kids Well: Healthy Kids Virtual Summit | FoodforMyFamily.com

A look at the struggle that is family dinner, introducing the FREE Healthy Kids Virtual Summit, and the Ultimate DIY Bundle Flash Sale all happening this week. We sat around the table at dinner last night, a pot of minestra maritata and a pan of potato rolls between us. Sighs erupted from the smaller folk, as they usually do when it's soup for … more

Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

An easy-to-follow recipe for bakery-style chocolate chip cookies: make them large, salt the tops, and bite into the crisped edges and chewy centers. I remember sidling up to the counter, our cream-colored KitchenAid with its head angled towards the sky, my mom pulling the ice cream buckets of sugar and flour down off the top shelf of the … more

Blushing Collins {Blood Orange Cocktail}

Blushing Collins {Blood Orange Cocktail} recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a blood orange twist on a traditional Tom Collins cocktail, made either with the classic gin or with vodka, plus a bonus recipe for a non-alcoholic spritzer version. We walked into the grocery store together, a mass of arms and legs of various heights clad in puffy winter coats. The weekly shopping is done on the weekend: four … more

Roasted Carrot, Parsnip, and Thyme Soup {Brown Eggs & Jam Jars Cookbook Giveaway}

Roasted Carrot, Parsnip, and Thyme Soup | FoodforMyFamily.com

Roasted carrots and parsnips join a load of fresh thyme and a hint of ginger in this smooth and creamy soup recipe. Enter to win a copy of Brown Eggs and Jam Jars below. My children are sitting on the living room floor busying themselves with a circuit kit, setting it up to make lights turn on and fans blow. They are killing time as they wait … more

Italian Wedding Soup: Minestra Maritata (with Meatballs and Acini di Pepe)

Homemade Italian Wedding Soup recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A rich and flavorful broth, hearty meatballs, cooked greens, and tiny pasta are married together in this simplified recipe for minestra maritata, also known as Italian wedding soup. You have to make it happen. – Denis Diderot Some days it's all I can do to survive, to get from daybreak to bedtime. I go through the motions, splitting myself … more

Skin Balm for Everything: Ultimate DIY eBook Bundle

Homemade Skin Balm for Everything Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

How to make a healing and soothing skin balm/salve with coconut oil, olive oil, and lanolin. This makes a wonderful gift for someone you love or for yourself. Use after washing the dishes, to sooth cuts and scrapes, to soften dehydrated winter skin. "Mom," the voice carries into the kitchen as she walks through the doorway. She comes to me, … more