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Cherry Granola

It’s so easy – and so much less expensive – to make your own homemade granola. And today’s Cherry Granola is one of the most delicious I’ve ever had! Hearty rolled oats, dried cherries, chopped pecans and flaked coconut are tossed with honey, brown sugar, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice – then baked until golden […]

Christmas Crunchies

I don’t know why these are called Christmas Crunchies – these delicious little cookies are so good, they deserve to be eaten all year long! Christmas Crunchies are the perfect combination of crunchy cookie on the outside and chewy cookie on the inside. A simple sugar cookie batter is loaded with oats, corn flakes, shredded […]

Sweet Potato Pancakes

These Sweet Potato Pancakes are so good – they will have you eagerly looking forward to the day AFTER your Thanksgiving feast when you can finally make them! Made with leftover sweet potato casserole, these Sweet Potato Pancakes are a deliciously decadent breakfast. After Jack and I made this Ginger Maple Sweet Potato Casserole recipe […]

Ginger Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

Our Ginger Maple Sweet Potato Casserole takes the traditional Thanksgiving side dish – and makes it even better!  I know – it’s hard to believe that just about everyone’s favorite side dish could get any better – but with our recipe – it does! Today’s scrumptious Ginger Maple Sweet Potato Casserole recipe takes few extra […]

Pear and Dark Chocolate Crisp

This time of year – when apples and pumpkins are getting all of the attention – we’d like to remind you that pears are perfectly in season too! I can’t think of a better way to enjoy fresh, juicy pears than this delicious Pear and Dark Chocolate Crisp. Chunks of D’Anjou pears are mixed with […]

Forbidden Rice Pilaf

This Forbidden Rice Pilaf is full of flavor and nutrients! Read more below about this delicious, ancient grain. Forbidden rice is a heirloom black rice that dates back to ancient China.  The legend behind this flavorful rice is that only Chinese Emperors and the Royal Family were allowed to eat it due to its rarity, […]

Crunchie Munchie Cookies

When “The Munchies” strike – which do you prefer?  A salty, crunchy snack or sweet, decadent treat? For me, it depends on the day – and sometimes, I really want both when I can’t decide what I’m craving! Good News: These Crunchie Munchie Cookies are a delicious salty-sweet combination that is sure to satisfy any […]

Sweet Potato and Apple Cake

A few weeks ago, my husband Jack traveled to South Carolina for a business trip, and the group he traveled with went out to dinner every night during the trip. Jack and I were on the tail end of our Whole30 program (you can read more about that here) – so enjoying a dessert after […]

Turkey Salad with Cranberries and Toasted Pecans

We’re celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday today here in the U.S., and Jack and I wanted to take a quick moment to thank all of you for visiting us here at A Family Feast! While many of you have written to us over the years to thank us for sharing our recipes – really, the pleasure […]

Baked Winter Squash and Apple Casserole with Crispy Topping

Last weekend, I walked into our kitchen to the wonderful smells of my husband Jack cooking up a new recipe. He was also talking to himself, muttering “Oh my God – this is good…” and Jack seemed especially pleased with his culinary creation! That ‘creation’ was today’s recipe for Baked Winter Squash and Apple Casserole […]

Pumpkin Pecan Toffee Chip Cookies

This time of year, I really can’t get enough of pumpkin desserts! A few weekends ago, I had a craving – and I originally planned to mix up a batch of our very popular soft pumpkin chocolate chip cookies which are a family (and reader) favorite! But – and this always seems to happen – […]

Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Torte

With the holidays just around the corner – we’re sharing a very special recipe today that would be a great addition to your holiday dessert table! This decadent, flourless Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Tore is a chocolate lovers dream! The torte gets its rich and fudgy flavor from both melted bittersweet chocolate and cocoa powder. The flavor […]

Spiced Pecans

I’ve created a bit of a problem with these Spiced Pecans…my husband Jack can’t stop eating them!  These spiced pecans are so addictively delicious, he keeps snacking on them and says that they are the best pecans he’s ever had! A few months ago, we made some of these awesome Chinese fried walnuts, and since […]

Spinach Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

With spring just around the corner, I’m so excited about all of the fresh produce that is finally coming back into season!  This Spinach Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette is a really delicious way to eat some of the gorgeous strawberries that are showing up at the market again. Spinach and strawberries together in a […]