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Green Tomato Soup with Black Forest Ham

Last week – after a long stretch of gorgeous and warm fall weather – we finally had our first frost!  Needless to say, our garden is now done for the season – but we were able to salvage a few last green and partially-ripe tomatoes, as well as some peppers and herbs after the frost. […]

Sloppy Joes

When my husband Jack told me that he wanted to make Sloppy Joes to feature here on A Family Feast – it made me smile!  Jack and I both remember having Sloppy Joes as kids growing up – and even today, it’s still a delicious kid-friendly meal! A Sloppy Joe sandwich is a classic American […]

Country Baked Chicken

Today’s recipe for Country Baked Chicken is pure, old-fashioned comfort food straight from the oven!  I’d gladly eat this terrific baked chicken for dinner every day of the week – it’s so delicious! Our country baked chicken starts with a spice rub blend of thyme, sage, paprika, garlic and a touch of cayenne, then baked […]

Cod Fish Cakes

Living along the coast of Massachusetts, we are fortunate that we have access to affordable fresh fish, so we eat seafood often.  In particular, we eat a lot of cod – it’s a versatile fish with a mild flavor and firm but flaky white flesh – and it’s perfect for recipes like our Cod Fish […]

Asian Chicken Stock

If you are a regular reader of A Family Feast, you already know that delicious soups are on the menu at our house quite a bit! Today we’re sharing our recipe for a delicious Asian Chicken Stock. This Asian chicken stock is a variation of our basic chicken stock recipe. It is flavorful with hints […]

Classic Buffalo Wings

Here in New England, we take our football pretty seriously and this recipe for Classic Buffalo Wings is perfect for watching the game – no matter which team you’re cheering on! Several years ago, Jack was asked by one of his friends to help open a restaurant in Ithaca, New York.  This restaurant quickly became […]

Farro Salad with Grapes, Goat Cheese and Tarragon Vinaigrette

I had some fears about starting this food blog.  Would readers (other than my family & friends) visit our website?  Would they be interested in our recipes?  Would readers want to come back and read more?  Would I figure out the technology of all this…DSLR camera settings, WordPress, widgets, SEO, link parties, ad networks, and […]

Copycat Willow Tree Chicken Salad

A few years back when I was pregnant with my daughter, I had food cravings like most pregnant woman do.  One of my cravings was for Willow Tree chicken salad.  Almost every day for lunch, I went to a little sandwich shop about a block away from my office and I’d get the exact same […]