Family Friendly Recipes

Author: Angela Dellutri

Sesame Seed Cookies

Sesame Seed Cookies

Sesame Seed Cookies I probably mentioned this before, but holiday cookie making for the holidays at my house has always been a big production.  I started this tradition back in the late 1970s.  I typically make at least 30 different cookies with 10 dozen each.  […]

Amaretto Truffles

Amaretto Truffles

Amaretto Truffles My Mother was a chocoholic!  She loved these truffles and would keep sneaking them as I made them.  I had to keep some out for her and hide the rest so we had enough to give out as gifts.  These Amaretto Truffles are […]

Rum Balls

Rum Balls

Rum Balls Original Recipe:  Rose Wyrostek, 1960 I have been making cookies for the family since 1977.  There were quite a few years that I would make up to 30 different cookies, 10 dozen each, plus candy, truffles and fudge.  Oh, to be young again!  […]

Apple Spice Muffins

Apple Spice Muffins

Apple Spice Muffins These Apple Spice Muffins are filled with sautéed apples, warm Autumn spices and a wonderful crunchy crumb topping.  If you are like me, you will want to finish the delicious muffin top before you ever get to the muffin. About ten years […]

Witches Brew

Witches Brew

Witches Brew! Witches Brew is perfect for Halloween or as some refer to it as Samhain (Sow-in’ in Ireland, Sow-een’ in Wales, Sav-en’ in Scotland) which means summer’s end. Witches Brew is essentially hot mulled wine (spiced wine) made with red wine, spices and fruit.  […]

Traditional Beef Stew

Traditional Beef Stew

Traditional Beef Stew Just like when you change your wardrobe out each season, food is no different.  The minute the heat goes on, I change out my summer salad recipes for some hearty comfort food. Everyone has a stew recipe.  We have two.  My Mother’s […]

Almond Pear Tart

Almond Pear Tart

Almond Pear Tart I am not sure if it is because I watched every episode of Julia Child and Martha Stewart growing up, but I definitely have an affinity to French Cuisine and French Pastries.  It is no wonder that when I was looking to […]

Roasted Butternut Squash, Pumpkin and Apple Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash, Pumpkin and Apple Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash, Pumpkin and Apple Soup I love fall!  It is definitely my favorite season of the year.  There is nothing more comforting than snuggling up with a bowl of soup to get rid of any chill in the air.  My Roasted Butternut Squash, […]

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds My Dad would make pumpkin seeds for us every year.  I would watch him as he sat by the kitchen table, carving the pumpkin and scooping out the seeds.  It was a family tradition. These are so easy to make and it […]

Baked French Toast with Praline Topping

Baked French Toast with Praline Topping

Baked French Toast with Praline Topping Credit:  Original Recipe:  Kay Reynolds, Raynard House Bed & Breakfast, Waverly, PA Revised:  Angela Dellutri Sometimes you have to give credit where credit is due.  I found this Baked French Toast with Praline Topping recipe about 10 years ago […]


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