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Lazanki with Mushrooms and Beef

A Family Feast readers are sometimes very vocal – especially in the comment section of a few of our Polish family recipes. I don’t mind at all – I love the passion of our fellow foodies! One particular reader inspired today’s recipe for Lazanki with Mushrooms and Beef. A while back I received a comment […]

Noodles Romanoff with Mushrooms

Say the words “Noodles Romanoff” and those of us who were kids growing up during the 1970’s probably remember a boxed mix that was easy, creamy comfort food! Today’s recipe – our Noodles Romanoff with Mushrooms – is a from-scratch version that will replace any lingering memory you might still have of that old boxed […]

Easy Tortellini Soup

My husband Jack is back today to talk about this Easy Tortellini Soup recipe. Enjoy! This Easy Tortellini Soup recipe is about as simple as any recipe gets! More or less – throw everything in a pot to cook and eight minutes later, you have a delicious soup! It’s a great meal to serve when […]

Beef Stroganoff

Today’s Beef Stroganoff recipe is another one of those “What took us so long to get this on our blog?” recipes! My husband Jack has made this delicious Beef Stroganoff countless times over the years. In a professional kitchen, all of the prep – except for cooking the beef – is done ahead of time. […]

Veal and Portobello Mushroom Stew

This time of year, soups and stews are on the menu at our house almost every week. In addition to being super delicious, I love the convenience of cooking up a big pot of stew – like today’s Veal and Portobello Mushroom Stew – then enjoying leftovers for days! This hearty, fantastic Veal and Portobello […]

Green Bean Casserole

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, Jack and I were brainstorming some recipe ideas – wanting to make sure that we share the recipes that you (our wonderful readers!) are looking for here on A Family Feast! I noticed that a number of visitors to our site searched for Green Bean Casserole – the classic side dish […]

Lamb, Tomato and Barley Soup

Earlier this week, we shared a few recipes for using up leftover ham from your Easter dinner! And for those of you who are serving a traditional lamb for Easter dinner, today’s fantastic Lamb, Tomato and Barley Soup is a wonderful way to enjoy another delicious meal using those leftovers! This Lamb, Tomato and Barley […]

Chicken Escalope with Mushroom Sauce

Escalope – as you’ll see in today’s recipe for Chicken Escalope with Mushroom Sauce – is a French term that refers to any type of boneless meat that has been pounded and thinned out using a mallet. Thinning out the meat before cooking allows the chicken (or other meats that you prepare in a similar […]

Filet Mignon with Mushroom Sauce

Happy New Year everyone! We stayed home for New Year’s Eve last night, and Jack and I enjoyed a nice, romantic dinner (well – as romantic as you can get with an 8-year-old in the other room who is determined to stay up past midnight… 🙂 ) where we reflected on the great year we […]

Kale and Shiitake Mushroom Soup with Ginger Sesame Lavash Crackers

This post is sponsored by McCormick Gourmet as part of their Go 4 Gourmet recipe challenge. Today’s recipe for Kale and Shiitake Mushroom Soup with Ginger Sesame Lavash Crackers was developed as our submission to the Go 4 Gourmet recipe challenge which we were invited to participate in by McCormick Gourmet – and we’re so […]

Salisbury Steak

Salisbury steak is comfort food at its best – and our delicious recipe is a great dinner option for a cool, fall day when only a hearty and filling meal will do!  This is no frozen TV-dinner version of Salisbury steak – it’s a tender, flavorful meal that your family will love! Salisbury steak was […]

Cheeseburger Pie

Ever since becoming a food blogger, I’ve become increasingly aware of the proliferation of national ‘food holidays!’  On almost every day of the year, at least one food is ‘honored’ and many of my fellow food bloggers love to share recipes that correspond to that day’s honorary food group!  It’s all meant to be in […]

Italian Sausage Sub with Toasted Fennel Aioli

Oh yum…I think you’re going to love this recipe! And don’t be mistaken by appearances – this may look like your average Italian sausage sub with mushrooms, peppers and onions.  But it’s so much more!  Our version of an Italian sausage sub is all about layering flavors – and that makes this a truly memorable […]

White Vegetable Lasagna

Today we’re sharing one of my favorites from my husband Jack’s old playbook full of recipes from his former food service days!  This White Vegetable Lasagna was a popular dish and served quite often every place he worked. And for me, this white vegetable lasagna is the perfect end-of-summer meal!  It’s a combination of tender […]

Marinated Mushrooms

This recipe for Marinated Mushrooms is one that my husband Jack developed many years ago.  At the time, Jack was managing food service for a private club in Boston that catered to politicians, military leaders and celebrities.  Typically – for those high-profile guests – the menu was hand-picked for each visiting dignitary, and special staff […]

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Today we’re sharing a recipe for one of my all-time favorite salads – Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing.  This is a recipe that my husband Jack has perfected over the years and it was served often at many of the catered events he managed. Fresh baby spinach is combined with slices of hard-boiled eggs, […]

Braised Beef Over Egg Noodles

Today we’re sharing a recipe that has been part of my husband Jack’s recipe collection for many years – a delicious and tender Braised Beef Over Egg Noodles. During Jack’s food service career, this braised beef over egg noodles was on the menu quite often and it is a recipe that he’s really perfected over […]

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms with Mascarpone

We first made these Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms with Mascarpone cheese a few years ago for a holiday party with my family and – wow – these are so good!  We’ll never make any other stuffed mushroom recipe again! These mushrooms are filled with a delicious stuffing made with sweet Italian sausage, panko bread crumbs (which […]

Steak Bomb Sandwich

Sometimes, my husband Jack goes a little over the top when he’s cooking.  And in the case of this Steak Bomb Sandwich – that’s a very, very good thing! This recipe combines tender shaved steak, melted provolone cheese, caramelized onions, mushrooms sautéed in bourbon, and our roasted garlic aioli into one amazingly good steak bomb […]

Sautéed Mushrooms with Bourbon

My husband Jack loves mushrooms and this recipe for Sautéed Mushrooms with Bourbon is one of his (and my!) favorite ways to prepare this earthy vegetable.  Tender mushrooms are sautéed and then finished with a flambé of bourbon which is not only impressive to watch (we’ll tell you how to do this safely in the […]

Orzo with Mushrooms, Scallions and Parmesan

This recipe for Orzo with Mushrooms, Scallions and Parmesan has been in my recipe collection for years.  It has also been shared with several of my family members, and it’s so good, it shows up on the menu for many of our family gatherings. This dish is a delicious combination of tender orzo pasta and plump […]

Velvet Chicken with Vegetables

One of our favorite Chinese take-out dishes is Velvet Chicken with Vegetables, and recreating the dish at home is actually very simple! The name of the dish, Velvet Chicken, refers to a Chinese cooking technique used in stir-frying called ‘velveting’ that prevents the chicken from overcooking and becoming tough. After marinating the chicken pieces in […]

Warm Mushroom Bacon Dip

This recipe for Warm Mushroom Bacon Dip is one that my sister Joanne shared with us.   She first served it a few years ago at a family gathering and we all fell in love with it back then.  We had it again this past Thanksgiving and instantly knew we wanted to share the recipe here […]

Chicken alla Boscaiola

My husband knows me very well.  This dish for Chicken alla Boscaiola was a new recipe for us when we cooked it this past week, and as soon as Jack read the description for this classic Italian dish, he knew it was my kind of pasta.  Boy, he was right! Pasta alla Boscaiola, or “’Woodman’s […]

Mushroom Risotto

This recipe for mushroom risotto changed the course of my life.  I know – that sounds very dramatic, but if you asked my husband about the exact moment he knew he wanted to marry me, he would tell you that he knew I was “The One” when I made this mushroom risotto for him for the […]