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

Lemon Meringue Éclairs #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

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

A Little Cheese to Get You Through the Weekend

Saputo Cheese Recipes via Shaina Olmanson at FoodforMyFamily.com

Seven cheese recipes to inspire you to create this weekend. I have an obsession with the cheese counter. I hover over rounds and wedges, reading labels and searching country of origin on paper triangles that stick out from each kind. I wonder about the cows and goats and sheep that gave milk to create the cheese, the type of wash and rind, the … more

Simple Honey Lime Chia Dressing for Fruit Salad

Honey Lime Chia Fruit Salad #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Chia seeds add a delightful crunch to this easy honey and lime fruit salad recipe. My house is deliciously quiet. I crave quiet. I enjoy the sound of a spoon scraping the bottom of a bowl, of the faucet turning on, the water rush, how it pings in the metal sink. It's the first time in over a week I've been able to revel in these sounds. … more

Homemade Caesar Salad {Dressing} with Baby Kale

Simple Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

An updated Caesar salad recipe with extra vegetables and tiny baby kale tossed with a homemade Caesar dressing and topped off with Big flakes of Parmesan and buttery croutons. There is a taller clone on the other side of the counter from me. I hand her a cutting board and knife and push a leftover chicken breast in her direction. On my side … more