Beet and Root Vegetable Tian with Apple Cider Reduction

Beet and Root Vegetable Tian with Apple Cider Reduction recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A seasonal side dish recipe for a beet and root vegetable tian with shallots and thyme, drizzled with an apple cider reduction. My sister-in-law showed up to Thanksgiving with a Dutch oven full of root vegetables and a car seat containing a dark-haired beauty I would like to adopt as my own. Since I can’t […]

Easy Thai Peanut Chicken Curry

Easy Thai Peanut Chicken Curry #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for spicy and fragrant Thai peanut chicken curry with coconut milk and plenty of cilantro on top. The trailhead sits at the side of the road, burrowing deep into the woods that surround the lake. Just a few steps in and the world changes: the snow absorbs sound and softens the landscape. A […]

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 […]

Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon and Sage

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A well-balanced butternut squash soup featuring chowder-like consistency with potatoes, parsnips, fresh sage and jalapeño, all topped with bacon crumbles. A perfect cold weather soup. Our house is rather small. A modest ranch-style home with three small bedrooms, each housing two people. In the hallway you will find a linen closet barely a foot wide […]

Stuffed French Toast with Gingerbread Praline Sauce: A Christmas Breakfast

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A warm and spiced breakfast just waiting to awaken your senses Christmas morning, with you surrounded by family and a plate piled high with cardamom cream stuffed French toast swimming in gingerbread praline sauce. The gifts already sit under the tree, wrapped and calling to the kids. Only the stockings have yet to be filled. […]

The Many Faces of a Gingerbread Cookie

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Gingerbread cookies are the quintessential Christmas treat. People from all over enjoy variations of them come Christmastime. Here are a few variations you could try with just one simple gingerbread cookie recipe. I’ve been sitting quietly for a long time thinking about what to write in this space. I had set out to show you […]

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 […]