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. "We had Celebration of Learning this morning. I … more

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

Chocolate Spice Tea Cakes #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com #FairMoms

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 blares into the pristine quiet. The dreams I … more

Mango Habanero Hot Sauce

Mango Habanero Hot Sauce #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A smooth and balanced sweet and spicy hot sauce recipe featuring habanero chili peppers and Ataulfo mangoes. I have really good intentions. I mean, honest to goodness, heartfelt intentions like sharing hot sauce recipes and coconut cod tacos before May 5th. Intentions, however, do not produce results on their own and can be unraveled into … more

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 life – is of my mom struggling to make pie crust (a story for a different time). … more

Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookies

Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookie #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

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 I drove to my grandpa's house. Located … more

Lemon Meringue Éclairs: Baking as Therapy

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A recipe for lemon meringue éclairs where choux pastries are filled with lemon pastry cream rather than vanilla, and for their topping, they get a healthy pile of whipped meringue before being toasted under the broiler and then consumed en masse. My frustration falls, hot and warm, off my chin after leaving wet streaks down my face. I swallow … more

Spring Cleaning: Small Kitchen Updates for a Big Change

Small Kitchen Updates for a Big CHange ($500 Legrand Giveaway) via FoodforMyFamily.com

We did a few things while spring cleaning to update our kitchen with big changes to how the space feels. You can enter for a chance to win $500 of Legrand adorne products by showing them a picture of your space. Fresh out of grad school with a job secured, in the middle of winter, we start house hunting. We were looking specifically in a very … more