Heirloom Tomato Salad for an Avocado Toast Bar Brunch

Heirloom Tomato Salad for an Avocado Toast Bar | FoodforMyFamily.com

A quick and easy recipe to dress and serve fresh tomatoes that gives them a salad-like quality without distracting from their true flavors. My second-born sister, Rachel, will tell you stories about what it was like living with me as the oldest child. She'll talk about living in my shadow at school and teachers who expected the same from her … more

Steel-Cut Oat Griddle Cakes to Start Your Morning Right

Steel-Cut Oat Griddle Cakes Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for steel-cut oat griddle cakes with cardamom and topped with berries and yogurt utilizing leftover steel-cut oats. The alarm goes off early. Its distinct song piercing the quiet morning signals another day beginning. Soon there will be four kids milling about in different states of waking: rubbing sleep from their eyes, showering, … more

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 boxes. "Mom, is there school today?" Magnus's … more

Cheese-Topped Potato Dinner Rolls

Cheddar-Topped Potato Dinner Roll Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for soft, fluffy potato dinner rolls topped with nutty, tangy cheese. I'm sitting here with my knees pulled up to my chest staring at my to-do lists. Multiple. A cup of coffee long cold sits on top of a stack of post-it notes on the desk, my water jar is empty. There are two chuck roasts thawing on the counter that need to be dealt … more

Monday Musings: Feeding Kids Well and the DIY Bundle Flash Sale

Feeding Kids Well: Healthy Kids Virtual Summit | FoodforMyFamily.com

A look at the struggle that is family dinner, introducing the FREE Healthy Kids Virtual Summit, and the Ultimate DIY Bundle Flash Sale all happening this week. We sat around the table at dinner last night, a pot of minestra maritata and a pan of potato rolls between us. Sighs erupted from the smaller folk, as they usually do when it's soup for … more

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 shelf of the … more

Blushing Collins {Blood Orange Cocktail}

Blushing Collins {Blood Orange Cocktail} recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a blood orange twist on a traditional Tom Collins cocktail, made either with the classic gin or with vodka, plus a bonus recipe for a non-alcoholic spritzer version. We walked into the grocery store together, a mass of arms and legs of various heights clad in puffy winter coats. The weekly shopping is done on the weekend: four … more