Food Kids Will Eat

Sausage and Dried Fruit Stuffing

November 17, 2014
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If you are looking for a stuffing recipe that you can pull together in under 10 minutes and then toss into the oven…. keep on looking. ‘Cuz this isn’t it! But if what you are searching for is a delicious stuffing that is savory, tangy, with bread that is soft yet crunchy. that pairs nicely […]

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Apple Galette with Dried Cherries {A Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert!}

November 10, 2014
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Yes- I  am already thinking ahead to my Thanksgiving menu (or should I call it daydreaming…?) And while I love the entire meal- the turkey, the stuffing, the mashed potatoes, the sweet potato soufflé, the cinnamon rolls, and the cranberry sauce- I also really, REALLY love the desserts. Sure- pumpkin pie is a must-have- but I […]

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Baked Ham in a Crockpot!

November 3, 2014
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Baked ham is one of my family’s very favorite holiday meals. But even though we love it so much, we usually only make it for Christmas Eve and Easter dinners- whick prompted the question- Why? Why were only serving one of our favorite meals twice a year? So when my daughter Lili requested that I make […]

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Want to Make Food That Your Family Will Love to Eat?

October 31, 2014
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Last weekend we had our neighbors come over for cocktails and snacks on Sunday evening, and they brought along their adorable 2 1/2 year old son to hang out with my kids who just love him. As we adults were sitting around chatting, my neighbor confessed how challenging it can be to take a toddler […]

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Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Wings

October 27, 2014
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There’s just something about sitting down on a Sunday afternoon to watch a football games that makes me want to nibble on buffalo chicken wings! A little blue cheese on the side, a fire in the fireplace, and my kids and I all cheering for our favorite teams (since we’re in New York, some of […]

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Copycat Cheesecake Factory Chicken Madeira

October 20, 2014
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One of my husband’s all-time favorite restaurant dishes is the Chicken Madeira at the Cheesecake Factory, so I really wanted to learn how to make it at home so we could enjoy it more often. But it took me several attempts at this recipe to get it to taste very similar to the Cheesecake Factory’s […]

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Halloween Monkey Bread!

October 13, 2014
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The long holiday weekend has given the kids ample time to focus on Halloween at our house! The costume bins have been dragged out of the basement closet, they are begging me to take them to the local pumpkin patch to pick out their future jack-o-lanterns, and (perhaps most importantly), the candy corn has made […]

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Asian BBQ Chicken Legs with Rice

October 6, 2014
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One of the tastiest and most budget-friendly meals that I make for my family is chicken legs. They are juicy when roasted in the oven and made even more delicious when topped with a sauce. And if you marinate them in the morning when you are making breakfast then pop them into the oven for […]

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Copycat Cheesecake Factory Brown Bread Recipe

September 29, 2014
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This summer we went out to lunch as a family to the Cheesecake Factory, and my kids immediately fell in love with the place! From the brown bread to trying Daddy’s Chicken Madeira to indulging in three different kinds of cheesecake and chocolate cake for dessert- they can’t wait to go back! But since eight […]

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30-Minute Loaded Smashed Potatoes

September 22, 2014
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I love potatoes- roasted, mashed, scalloped, fried, baked, grilled… I could go on and on (and sound like the shrimp-guy in Forrest Gump!). But if you want a really yummy potato from scratch- you usually need to plan in advance and get started more than an hour before serving. That is…. unless you cheat a […]

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