Foodie With Family

Food blogger/recipe developer and photographer, wife, mom of 5 boys, book and movie lover, tea drinker, and chicken and dog wrangler who has been known to snort when she laughs. Cervantes word count girl in a Ruth Bourdain world.

Roasted Fall Vegetable & Italian Sausage Sheet Pan Meal

I love cooler weather. I love the wake-you-up power of stepping outside of the house into a cold fall wind and the lulling waves of warmth rolling off of the wood stove that slowly make your eyelids fall no matter how hard you try to stop them. There’s a wild rush to try to fill the last of the jars with grape juice and applesauce and pie filling, and an almost imperceptible shift from thoughts of how to cool off to thoughts of just how thick a sweater you should grab before hurrying thither and yon ....more

A Modern Take on Mother Sauces: Discounted Class

This post is sponsored by Craftsy in a partnership with Foodie with Family. All opinions are mine and mine alone! I’ve mentioned before just how much love I have for Craftsy classes and I have another great one to share with you today ....more

Cinnamon Frozen Custard {and cookie ice cream sandwiches}

The world of ice cream possibilities is vast and creative, but among all that bounty, I love frozen custard the most. It’s richer and smoother than any other ice cream. That extra indulgence comes courtesy of lots of fat and egg yolks in the custard ....more

Sailing with Carnival Cruises: The Sunshine

Disclosure: Carnival Cruises sent my husband and I on a cruise but they did not compensate me to write this post. It is an honest review of our experience on the Carnival Sunshine. If you have any questions at all about it, please ask me! ...more

Breasts on the Brain and a Breast Cancer Awareness Giveaway

My Grandma -survivor of 5 go-rounds with cancer- discovered that she had breast cancer at the age of 86. The doctor delicately told her that her previous treatment history indicated she should have a radical double mastectomy, making it clear he was sorry to have to deliver the news. She drew herself up, and without hesitation looked at the doctor and said, “Take them off! ...more

Pulled Pork Huevos Rancheros

I’m hard pressed to think of a single food I love more than eggs. Fried eggs on a variety of bases (rice, bread, noodles, burgers, etc…) have saved my proverbial bacon on more than one occasion. Luckily, my kids and hubby like them every bit as much as I do....more

Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Why is it that sometimes the ugliest food tastes the best? It’s almost like the universe is testing you. Will you look past the hideous façade to dig deep into the deliciousness that is hidden under the less-than-lovely surface? ...more

Giveaway: Artisan Bread Baking class with Peter Reinhart!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Craftsy. I am sharing it, though, because I am seriously enthusiastic about their classes in general, and this Peter Reinhart one, specifically. All opinion remains my own! ...more

Fruity, Fiery, Smooth Habanero Salsa

When I eat spicy food, I want to feel a sweat break out on my forehead. I want it to be an experience. But I also want it to taste good ....more

Lebanese Beef and Beans

A year or so ago, my friend Liz told me about her favourite comfort dish from her youth: Lebanese Beef and Beans. A slowly cooked stew of beef, tomatoes, onions, and green beans fragrant with garlic and spices. Cinnamon, to be specific ....more