Honey-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Crispy Sage

Honey-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Crispy Sage #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a honey-roasted cauliflower dish with crispy sage, pine nuts that would be a wonderful addition to any holiday meal. Mine was a childhood of frozen vegetables. While salads, cucumbers, tomatoes, fresh garden green beans, and plenty of cut-from-the-head broccoli (always with cheese sauce) were available during summer months, the staple winter dinner […]

Buckwheat Groat {Kasha} Dumplings with Peach Coulis and Strawberry Sauce

Browned Butter Buckwheat Groat {Kasha} Dumplings #Recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Naturally gluten-free buckwheat groats become kasha dumplings browned in butter or boiled, then served with a honey-sweetened peach coulis and strawberry sauce for an easy breakfast for school mornings. This post is not about back-to-school lunches. This post is about the back-to-school breakfast. I’ve mentioned before that while I adore breakfast food, I am not […]

Biscoff {Speculoos} Biscotti for Cold Autumn Days

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The classic seasonings and brown sugar flavors of Biscoff speculoos cookies are baked inside biscotti and begging to be dipped into your favorite seasonal latte. I’m sitting on the counter swinging my bare feet, the floor two feet away. It’s summer, and I’m in shorts, my legs sticking to the counter when I shift my […]

Homemade Pear Italian Sodas with Cardamom Cream

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Make your own homemade Italian soda with fresh pear syrup and top it all off with cardamom cream. My house is full. There are four small bodies that fill it daily with their voices, loud and fun, quiet and contemplative. They fill it with their clothes, hastily thrown in the corner, discarded in the middle […]

Buttermilk Custard Pear Pie and Pie Crust Crimping

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A creamy vanilla and buttermilk custard envelopes a pile of perfectly plump pears, all baked off in an all-butter pie crust. Yesterday my husband and I packed up our car. Not the family car that fits all the kids securely in their car seats, us in the front, but the small commuter vehicle he drives […]

Creamy Cardamom Pear Oatmeal

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Easy steel cut oatmeal, kissed with cardamom and cream and full of the season’s finest pears. This is one breakfast worth getting up for. The world is silent, and I, in my house, stare out at the leaves, blowing in the cool wind. It’s a wind that can ever so craftily find the seams of […]

Strawberry Groundcherry Jam and Summer’s Last Hurrah

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The last of the everbearing strawberries and groundcherries from the market find love as a sweet jam. It’s been warm here, the kind of warm that makes you want to take long bike rides through the trail system that runs just east of your house, stopping to enjoy the view of the lakes and swamps […]