Thyme and Tea Rubbed Flank Steak with Gremolata

Thyme and Tea Rubbed Flank Steak with Gremolata | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for flank steak first marinated in black tea and lemon, then rubbed with tea leaves and thyme, grilled, and then topped with a fresh gremolata.The six of us packed into the car, we head off for a few hours of family bonding. We pull into the downtown, slowly creeping through weekend traffic and […]

Smoky Butternut Squash Soup with Seared Kielbasa and Toasted Brussels Sprouts

Butternut Squash Soup with Seared Kielbasa and Toasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Butternut squash soup gets an upgrade with smoky paprika, a bit of cayenne, and a hearty helping of seared kielbasa sausage and golden brown brussels sprouts on top. September gave us a proper Minnesota send-off this weekend with temperatures creeping back into the 80s. Everyone in the state ran to their lake homes or headed […]

Ginger Almond Fig Cake {Gluten-Free}

Ginger Almond Fig Cake Recipe {Gluten-Free} | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a gluten-free, almond flour cake dotted with figs and ginger. In August I spent a good deal of time being upset by the lack of figs in my life. I even went so far as purchasing them in Grand Marais when I came across them at the co-op there and then packing […]

Purslane and Soba Noodle Salad

Purslane and Soba Noodle Salad #recipe on FoodforMyFamily.com

A bright cold soba salad recipe with plenty of crunch from purslane, daikon radishes, bean sprouts, and fresh garden cucumbers. This salad wants to be front and center on your end-of-summer dinner table. Confessional. These photos are some of my favorites of the summer. I threw the salad together and took them on the floor […]

Lamb Kofte: The Make-Ahead Cook

Lamb Kofte Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Spiced ground lamb is cooked kebab style in this kofte recipe and served with a creamy yogurt-garlic sauce.All day I’ve been rushing, my breath slightly faster than should be normal, trying to calm the racing thoughts. I’m attempting to pack in more than is possible while the kids are off at their learning institutions for […]

Peach Raspberry Paletas {Ice Pops}

Peach Raspberry Hydration Paletas recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Peaches and raspberries blend in these peach melba ice pops to make a perfect fruit paleta with a coconut water base.In the other room, there is a pet toad the size of a thimble that has escaped. I think. It is possible he has dug himself a hole, but some gentle probing suggests otherwise. This […]

Lemon Balm Watermelon Green Iced Tea: Cold Brew

Lemon Balm Watermelon Green Iced Tea #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A hint of lemon balm and a healthy amount of sweet watermelon in this recipe turn ordinary green iced tea into a refreshing summer cooler.It was finally hot. The kind of heat where you get out of the shower and by the time you’re done toweling off, you’re covered in a thin layer of sweat. […]