Family Friendly Recipes

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Ultimate Mac and Cheese

Ultimate Mac and Cheese

Ultimate Mac and Cheese My Ultimate Mac and Cheese is one of my son’s favorite dishes. It has nine cheeses in it. Yes, you heard that right, nine. It used to have 10.  I stopped using Emmental (Emmentaler) cheese. Most of these are available at […]

Honey Cakes

Honey Cakes

Honey Cakes I found this recipe on Pinterest about 5 years ago and updated it to give it more honey flavor.  It’s called Honey Cakes, but as you can see from the photo, it is really more of a delicious, sweet biscuit than a layer […]

Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries and Pecans

Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries and Pecans

Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries and Pecans Yes, I’m moving again!  So I’ll be making some easy recipes for awhile.  Dishes are packed and paper plates are in.  LOL! This is an easy and flavorful Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries (Craisins®) and Pecans.  A perfect […]

Bolognese Sauce with Papperadelle

Bolognese Sauce with Papperadelle

Bolognese Sauce with Papperadelle The one dish that I never order at a restaurant is any pasta with a Bolognese Sauce.  It is always too salty for my taste.  A traditional Bolognese Sauce is made with ground beef, ground pork and veal, which helps make […]

Grilled Steak Salad with a Bloody Mary Vinaigrette

Grilled Steak Salad with a Bloody Mary Vinaigrette

Steak Salad with a Bloody Mary Vinaigrette I am trying to eat more salads.  I remembered an old 1966 Weight Watchers salad dressing that my Mother used to make with a V8 base.  I have updated it to be a Bloody Mary Vinaigrette and paired […]

Garden Meatloaf

Garden Meatloaf

Garden Meatloaf I typically make this Garden Meatloaf after I harvest my vegetables from the garden.  This time I just had an abundance of vegetables in the house, so it was time to use some up.  I know many people use a mix of ground […]

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes Dinners don’t always have to be fancy.  There are plenty of days that I just want something simple that I can eat on a paper plate.  Sloppy Joes are perfect for this. I also don’t think I have mentioned this before.  I have […]

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball A good cheese ball is always welcome at any gathering.  This Pineapple Cheese Ball is perfect for the Spring.  I have served this Pineapple Cheese Ball at parties at home.  I have also brought this to work and everyone enjoyed it. The […]

Compound Butters

Compound Butters

Classic Compound Butters I know that I have already posted several compound butter recipes, but here are a few of the classics.  Dinner doesn’t have to be boring!  I remember going to a steakhouse with my parents when I was a teenager back in the […]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns These aren’t just any buns.  They are enriched dough Hot Cross Buns.  They are really delicious and easy to make. Hot Cross Buns are a spiced sweet bun typically made with fruit and marked with a cross on top.  They are usually […]


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