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Chicken Corn Chowder

We originally shared this Chicken Corn Chowder recipe back in February 2013 – right after winter storm Nemo had hit New England – and we were without heat and electricity for several days.  Four years later, I still remember how cold it was in our house! With a young daughter at home with us, once […]

Hash Browns Breakfast Stacks

This Hash Browns Breakfast Stacks recipe is sponsored by Simply Potatoes®. All opinions are 100% mine. Also, be sure to enter our giveaway for a Lodge 13” Skillet (retail value $59.95). See below for details! I’m someone who believes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I love all kinds of breakfast […]

Potatoes O’Brien

Potatoes O’Brien is a classic side dish dating back to the early 1900’s made from fried, diced potatoes, plus red and green bell peppers and other seasonings. Many restaurants serve this easy dish at breakfast alongside eggs and sausage or bacon, but we think Potatoes O’Brien is just as delicious served at dinnertime with any […]

Poutine-Style Turkey, Gravy and Potatoes

This Poutine-Style Turkey, Gravy and Potatoes recipe is sponsored by Simply Potatoes®. All opinions are 100% mine. Also, be sure to enter our giveaway for a Le Creuset Baking Dish (retail value $50). See below for details! After your family’s Thanksgiving feast – do you often find yourself with a house full of guests visiting […]

Chicken and Linguica Sheet Pan Dinner

This Chicken and Linguica Sheet Pan Dinner recipe was developed as part of our ongoing ambassadorship with Peapod. All opinions are 100% mine. With the holidays fast approaching, life is about to get even more hectic than usual! And while many of us are already looking ahead to planning our holiday meal menus – you […]

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

When a craving for some serious comfort food strikes – the perfect thing to make is our Loaded Baked Potato Soup! Our soup has a rich, creamy, perfectly-seasoned savory broth full of tender chunks of potato, then topped with all of your favorite loaded baked potato toppings including cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon, and a […]

Easy Italian Sausage and Potato Skillet

We’re gearing up for a busy weekend – lots of yard work to do, and two birthday parties to attend – so quick and easy meals are on the menu! Today’s Easy Italian Sausage and Potato Skillet is a delicious, simple meal that can be whipped up in just thirty minutes – perfect for those […]

Hash Brown Crusted Salmon

Like this recipe we shared earlier in the week, credit (or blame – depending on how you want to look at it! 😉 ) for today’s Hash Brown Crusted Salmon recipe goes to another cooking show that my husband Jack and I were recently watching. On the Food Network show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy […]

Pepper Jack Potato Pancakes

Crispy…creamy…a little spicy…these Pepper Jack Potato Pancakes are fantastic! And I can’t think of a better way to start the day – or to enjoy breakfast for dinner (aka “brinner”) than today’s easy recipe! While other potato pancake recipes often use mashed potatoes as the starting point, we use shredded, new red boiled potatoes instead […]

Polish Dill Pickle Soup

This Polish Dill Pickle Soup will likely stand out as one of the most ‘unusual’ recipes we share here on A Family Feast – but I tell you – it’s also one of the most addictively delicious too! As you can tell from the title of the recipe, this is another Polish family classic – […]

Sunday Cooking Lesson: Perfect French Fries

Hi everyone! We’re back with a brand new Sunday Cooking Lesson today – showing you how to make Perfect French Fries! (If you’ve missed any of our earlier Sunday Cooking Lessons, click here for the full collection.) Perfect homemade French fries are actually very easy to make at home – and the flavor and crispy […]

Summer Salad with Goat Cheese-Filled Potato Cakes

This incredible Summer Salad with Goat Cheese-Filled Potato Cakes is a recipe that we first made last year for a lunch with friends – and it has made a regular appearance on our table ever since! A simple summer salad of fresh garden vegetables is tossed with a zesty champagne vinaigrette, then topped with a […]

Southwestern Breakfast Muffins

If you’ve been a regular reader here at A Family Feast, then you already know about what my husband Jack likes to call “A.I.” – recipes made with Available Ingredients in our kitchen! So with a package of breakfast sausages, some potatoes, cheese and a bunch of other ‘available ingredients’ in our refrigerator and cabinets […]

Bubble and Squeak with Ham

The name of this dish – Bubble and Squeak – makes our entire family smile! We were out eating dinner one night at our neighborhood British-inspired pub (we’ve mentioned that restaurant here as well) when my daughter spotted a dish on the menu called “Bubble and Squeak.” Bubble and Squeak is a classic English dish […]

Roasted Potato Soup

The other day my husband Jack was browsing through my old recipe notebook – a collection of magazine and newspaper clippings that I’ve had since college! He came across this recipe for Roasted Potato Soup which we are sharing with you today. It was a recipe that I had torn out of the pages of […]

Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

This Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole is comfort food at its best! This crazy-good recipe is another great find discovered in my mother’s old recipe box, and it’s the type of family-friendly recipe that would be perfect served alongside any main dish like chicken, steak, fish or pork! My mom’s original version of this casserole was […]

Herbed Boiled Potatoes

These Herbed Boiled Potatoes are a wonderful side dish to serve at any family meal! They are tender, super flavorful, and a perfect complement to an impressive main-dish recipe like yesterday’s Perfect Holiday Ham. These herbed boiled potatoes could not be any quicker or easier to prepare – and all the magic happens in just […]

Yankee Pot Roast {plus #OXOCookware Review}

Disclosure: We received a complementary #OXOCookware 5-quart Casserole + Cover for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own (and Jack’s too). In our opinion, there are three things that every home cook should have! First, a great collection of classic recipes (like today’s Yankee Pot Roast recipe), a willingness to experiment in the kitchen […]

Homemade Tater Tots

Our Homemade Tater Tots are so easy to make – and so delicious – you won’t want to buy the supermarket version ever again! This is another recipe from my mother’s old recipe box, and Jack says that these homemade tater tots are his favorite out of all of her old recipes we’ve tried so […]

Asiago Potato Stacks

We’re already starting our Christmas dinner menu-planning and these Asiago Potato Stacks are a delicious and elegant side dish perfect for any holiday meal! Thinly sliced potatoes are first coated in a mixture of melted butter, extra virgin olive oil, grated Asiago cheese and fresh lemon thyme. (You can use regular thyme if you can’t […]

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

How to make Perfect Mashed Potatoes: Light, fluffy, creamy mashed potatoes can be yours if you follow these simple tips! Today we’re showing you how to make Perfect Mashed Potatoes – light and fluffy, as well as creamy and lump-free with the perfect seasoning to go along with your Thanksgiving menu! Making mashed potatoes is […]

Red Potato Coins

In the summertime, we’re always looking for simple – but different – side dishes to go along with our grilled foods and these Red Potato Coins are a delicious option for any meal! In the past, we’ve typically made this recipe in the oven – but we were in the mood for some crispy red […]

Grilled Yellow Potatoes with Mustard Sauce

Now that we’re outside at dinnertime and grilling as much as possible – we’ve changed up our menu a bit and we try to prepare side dishes that can also be cooked on the grill!  (No sense in heating up the kitchen if at all possible!) Lots of vegetables are well-suited for grilling (see here, […]

Rissole Potatoes Fresco

Today’s recipe for Rissole Potatoes Fresco is a simple and elegant side dish for a holiday or any special meal! Rissole, (pronounced ‘rihs-uh-LAY’), refers to the French method of cooking food by frying until crisp and brown.  It sounds complicated – but it really is quite simple – and the results are potatoes that are […]

Turkey Soup with Potato Dumplings

We’re finishing up our week with another idea for using up your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers, and this time, it’s Turkey Soup with Potato Dumplings! This may look like a difficult recipe with a long list of ingredients, but it’s actually very easy to prepare and also very forgiving.  The recipe is a fantastic (and delicious) […]

Scalloped Ham and Potato Casserole

This Scalloped Ham and Potato Casserole is pure and classic comfort food! My husband Jack first served a version of this recipe many years ago at one of the food establishments he managed – and it has been one of his favorite dishes ever since!  Over the years, he’s adapted the recipe to the version […]

Parmesan Truffle Fries

Last weekend, my husband Jack and I went out to dinner (a belated anniversary date) at one of our favorite local restaurants called Ella’s Wood Oven.  It’s an unassuming place from the outside, but inside – the owner and head chef, Marc Swierkowski, performs magic turning out some amazing meals!  Not only is the food […]

Corned Beef Breakfast Hash

TGIF!  This past week has been particularly hectic – poor Jack has been up for work before dawn almost every day this week!  So we’re looking forward to a quiet weekend of sleeping late (or as late as we can with a six-year-old) and just plain relaxing!  One of my favorite things about these kinds […]

Loaded Pub Fries

We grew potatoes in our garden for the first time this summer and it was so fun to harvest them!  Our daughter got the biggest kick out of digging through the dirt of our garden beds and finding each new potato – it was like a treasure hunt for her! So with a bowl full […]

Jack’s Potato Salad

This recipe for Jack’s Potato Salad is one of the reasons we started blogging.  We originally started A Family Feast as a fun way to share our most-requested recipes with family and friends – and Jack’s potato salad is one of those recipes that we get asked for anytime Jack makes it!  It’s so good…in […]

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 […]

New England Clam Chowder

Living in coastal New England, having a good recipe for New England Clam Chowder as part of your recipe collection is an absolute must.  And – if your recipe is an award-winning recipe like this one – even better! Years ago, my husband Jack was part of a team that took first place at the […]

Dinner Party Series – Part 2: Roasted Root Vegetables

Today we’re sharing a delicious recipe for Roasted Root Vegetables as Part 2 of our Dinner Party Series.  This hearty and satisfying side dish was served to us during a wonderful dinner party that we had last month at the house of our long-time friends Sandi and David. Sandi and David eat a mostly vegetarian diet, […]

Roasted French-Style Potatoes

Potatoes are such a versatile vegetable and these Roasted French-Style Potatoes are a great option when you’re looking for a delicious side dish to serve with roasted meats, or if you’re looking for a little something different to serve with a gourmet burger or sandwich. There are many different ways to prepare these roasted french-style […]