What is it about sledding hills that brings out the Evel Knievel in children? My boys — who have a rather nicely developed sense of self-preservation — become more than just a little reckless when you stand them at the top of an ice-covered mountain with a sled in their hands. It's nice to welcome them home with Potato Roesti and Bacon Jam.
Pair Swiss Roesti, with — oh my — Bacon Jam
Foodie with Family: Bring an end to slow cooker mush
Slow-cookers get a bum rap for turning out bland, homogenous, texturally-challenged food. Why do people have this misconception?Continued ...
Foodie with Family: Mix it up with DIY dressing
My do-it-yourself attitude in the kitchen that started as a way to help stretch money further has progressed over the years to a fiery desire to figure out how things are made and make them just because I can.Continued ...
Foodie with Family: A right and wrong way to sandwich
I like to think I’m pretty relaxed in the kitchen. I prefer to consider myself open to all sorts of possibilities. I acknowledge there is no one right way to make most dishes.Continued ...
Foodie with Family: Nothing says romance like spaghetti
I’m a little romantic about food. I’m sure that comes as a not-surprise-at-all to many of you who have been reading me for years.Continued ...
Foodie with Family: Olympics means time for Russian food
After almost two weeks of wall-to-wall Olympics viewing in our home, I’ve come to a couple realizations about Russia.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
Foodie with Family: Super Bowl time means snack time
I love the Super Bowl. I don’t love it for the football because, although I have five sons, a husband, a father, and two brothers who love it madly, I never did get the hang of the rules.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 16, 2014
Foodie with Family: Vanilla not as 'plain' as you thought
Vanilla gets a bum rap for being boring. Statements like “Plain as vanilla,” “That’s so vanilla!” “I didn’t like it. It was just too vanilla for me,” are pervasive in our society.Continued ...
- Thursday, December 12, 2013
Foodie with Family: Healthy food that tastes good hard to find
Have you ever stumbled on a recipe that made you holler because it was so good?Continued ...
- Thursday, November 28, 2013
Foodie with Family: Hunkering down
Blowing, drifting, snow, arctic temperatures: they all make me happy on a regular day.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 7, 2013
Foodie with Family: Frozen scones cut time
My crew is about to embark on a new-to-us adventure.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 24, 2013
Foodie with Family: Love of reading leads to treats
After spending summer flitting around like hummingbirds, my family returns to heavy reading habits in the cooler, drizzly fall.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 10, 2013
Foodie with Family: Nothing warms cold day like vegan chili
There is an event that my older boys look forward to every year. This event is attended by more than 125 teens — boys and girls — who come clad in their least favorite clothing.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
Foodie with Family: Attack of the killer zucchini
Recently, I’ve become afraid to leave my car unattended. My peaceful small-town existence has been rocked by multiple breaking-and-entering events in my car.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 4, 2012
Foodie with Family: Fall a wonderful time
Fall. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height that my soup ladle can reach.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 23, 2012
Rebecca Lindamood: Foods transition with seasons
Whether you opt to tailgate at the big game itself, or in your yard and then in front of your television, this is where fall comfort food makes its triumphant reappearance. Summer puts on a scarf and rubs its hands together and concedes to the wonder that is sustaining and warming vittles.Continued ...
- Thursday, July 26, 2012
Foodie With Family: Overbooked, having a blast
I’d like to see a show of hands: who out there has a tendency to overbook themselves? Yes. I see you all. I’m glad I’m not alone.Continued ...
- Thursday, June 28, 2012
Foodie with Family: Feeding hungry boys
Years ago, when I was pregnant with my first child, I prayed that it would be a boy. Did I have any particular reason? Not really. I just liked boys. I felt like I'd be a good mom to a boy. I had my boy and I was thrilled.Continued ...
- Thursday, May 31, 2012
Foodie With Family: Pack and go
My guys have discovered a new passion; fishing. Oh, have they ever discovered it.Continued ...
- Thursday, May 3, 2012
Foodie With Family: Kimchi (trust me)
One of the things I love best about my husband is his love of all foods Asian. Asian flavors are my default setting: Garlic, ginger, soy, and sesame are what I reach for when I crave comfort.Continued ...
- Thursday, April 5, 2012
Recipe isn't lost in translation
Sometimes things get a bit lost in translation. So many potentially good dishes are muddied and confused when put into a slow cooker and left alone for hours. This recipe for Slow-Cooker Honey Sesame Pork is an exception. (Plus, Ranch Oyster Crackers.)Continued ...
- Thursday, March 8, 2012
Cold-brewed coffee is refreshing
A handful of ice, the contents of a couple jars, a goodly splash of milk, a lid and a shake-shake-shake. That's all it takes to whip up a sweet, refreshing iced coffee to cool me down from my marathon grocery session.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 9, 2012
Foodie With Family: Feeding joy
The other day, after a protracted conversation about food, my little brother observed that my purpose in life is to make people hungry. As a food writer, there is something to that, but that's not the whole story ... I also feed them.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 12, 2012
- Foodie With Family: Birthday meals (x5)
- Thursday, December 15, 2011
- Foodie with Family: Simple, tasty food
- Thursday, November 17, 2011
- Foodie with Family: Queen of Holidays
- Foodie with Family: Bring an end to slow cooker mush