Winter Squash Empanadas w/ Caramelized Shallots & Goat Cheese

Squash Empanadas with Caramelized Shallots and Goat Cheese recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for homemade winter squash empanadas with sweet caramelized shallots, goat cheese, and fresh sage. Towards the end of summer, the asters that have been growing taller and taller, higher than high as they reach for the sunshine dwarfing the other garden flowers in the process, bloom. What looked like spindly weeds the last […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lamb Kebabs with Tzatziki and Quinoa Tabbouleh

Lamb Kebabs with Tzatziki and Quinoa Tabbouleh #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Recipes for marinated grilled lamb kebabs are served with plenty of pita, fresh tomatoes, a healthy scoop of tzatziki, and a gluten-free tabbouleh with quinoa in place of the bulgur. This morning started early with a bright-eyed boy climbing over my prone form at 5:00 a.m. just as the sun was lighting up the sky. […]

Steakhouse Salad with Grilled Rib Eye and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Steakhouse Rib Eye Salad with Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A steakhouse-style salad recipe complete with homemade balsamic vinaigrette and herbed croutons, grill-seared rib eye steak, crumbly cheese, and outdoor dining. The end of the year is a whirlwind of papers and projects sent home that are currently occupying every inch of the living room rug and the entire dining room table. There are bubbles […]

Coconut Crusted Cod Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw

Coconut Cod Fish Taco #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Tender white cod gets a coconut crust before being tucked inside a tortilla with a creamy cabbage slaw and a buttery avocado in this fish taco recipe. “What’s this?” I finger the handles on a large paper bag that my son has tied to his backpack strap as he comes through the door from school. […]

Spring Vegetable Chicken Pot Pie

Spring Vegetable CHicken Pot Pie #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

This recipe for chicken pot pie is packed full of spring vegetables in a creamy white wine sauce and served up on a bed of baby arugula. I did not grow up in a pie household. One of my very first memories – when I had only one year and several months behind me in […]