Salted Maple Whiskey Caramel Corn with Pecans for Movie Night

Salted Maple Whiskey Caramel Corn recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

This recipe for maple caramel corn with a shot of whiskey, plenty of pecans, and a sprinkling of salt is just what your movie night ordered. Every morning over breakfast Magnus asks me if it’s a school day. His sweet voice calls to me from the kitchen table even as I move to pack lunch […]

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 […]

Brandied Apple Strudel {Apfelstrudel}

Brandied Apple Strudel Recipe (Apfelstrudel) | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for classic apfelstrudel (or apple strudel, if you like) with brandied caramel apples, golden raisins, walnuts, and cinnamon spice all topped off with a brandy-spiked glaze. Yesterday we headed out as a family to the farmers market, which has become leaner and leaner in recent weeks, especially after our temperatures dropped below freezing. […]

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 […]

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. […]

Chocolate Spice Tea Cakes: Fair Trade for Mother’s Day

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A recipe for rich mini tea cakes spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, and chocolate tea leaves. These are begging to be made for tea time or a breakfast brunch. Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust The alarm clock […]

Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookies

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A recipe for rich, decadent sablé cookies with a bright lemon and lavender glaze. I carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain and the words that dance between people, and for me, it will always be this way, walking in the light, remembering being alive together. -Brian Andreas This weekend […]