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Best Leftover Ham Recipes

You’ll be glad you have leftover holiday ham after your Christmas or Easter dinner as you scroll through today’s collection of The Best Leftover Ham Recipes. We’re sharing some fantastic recipes made with leftover ham – including soups, quiche, sandwiches, casseroles, stir-fry meals, and more! (You may want to PIN THIS RECIPE NOW – so […]

Pineapple Raisin Sauce

Our Pineapple Raisin Sauce is the perfect, delicious accompaniment to a holiday ham. PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Like many families, a baked ham is on the menu for holiday dinners at our house including Christmas and Easter.  Our Pineapple Raisin Sauce is a wonderful, easy sauce to serve along with your holiday ham! My husband Jack […]

Christmas Pudding with Hard Sauce

Our recipe for Christmas Pudding with Hard Sauce is a quicker, easier version of the classic British dessert, but with all of the spicy delicious flavor!

White Christmas Pie

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…and this White Christmas Pie is very dreamy and delicious! We found this recipe in a vintage 50th anniversary cookbook compiled by the booster club of Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury, Connecticut – the high school one of my mother’s close friends attended as a […]

Eggnog Pancakes with Fresh Cranberry Syrup

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of De’Longhi. The opinions and text are all mine. Your family’s holiday breakfast will be very merry indeed – thanks to these delicious Eggnog Pancakes with Fresh Cranberry Syrup! Light and fluffy pancakes get a delicious boost of flavor by swapping in eggnog in place […]

Our Christmas Family Feast

Have you ever wondered what my husband Jack and I serve at Our Christmas Family Feast? If so – we’re sharing all the details today in this delicious collection! Each recipe below makes a regular appearance on the menu at our annual family gatherings – and many have been our go-to recipes for years. We’re […]

Holiday Chicken Soup

This Holiday Chicken Soup is a very special soup! It has an intense, rich flavor thanks to a chicken and beef (or veal) stock that simmers for eight (yes eight!) hours on the stove – resulting in one of the best soups you’ll ever eat! I’m going to ask this of you right upfront here: […]

Chocolate Mint Sugar Wafers

Today we’re sharing a quick, easy and festive idea for your holiday cookie tray – Chocolate Mint Sugar Wafers! Let’s be real – this is a crazy-busy time of the year for most of us. And even we food bloggers recognize that not everyone has the time, the patience, or the interest in spending hours […]

Lemon Star Cookies

These Lemon Star Cookies are quite possibly some of the best lemony sugar cookies we’ve ever baked! We found the recipe for these wonderful Lemon Star Cookies over on Heirloom Meals where blogger Carole Murko credits this fantastic recipe to her neighbors Ruth Ann and Katie Galvin. (I sure do wish the Galvins were our […]

Mocha Cupcakes

This blog post is sponsored by Starbucks®. All opinions are 100% mine. #StarbucksPerfectPairing #Ad I don’t mean to brag – but I’m already done with my Christmas shopping! This is actually the first time EVER I’ve been done so early, and I’m ready to relax and enjoy the holiday season. I had a little bit […]

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 […]

Christmas Rocks

This Christmas Rocks cookie recipe is another vintage recipe from my mother’s old recipe box. And – as has been the case with so many of the recipes from my mom that we’ve shared earlier on A Family Feast – Jack and I both get such a kick out of the recipe name! I really […]

Red Velvet PEEPS® Holiday Wreath Cake

This Red Velvet PEEPS®Holiday Wreath Cake was developed as part of a sponsored post for PEEPS® Today we’re kicking off the countdown to the holidays with this festive and delicious Red Velvet PEEPS® Holiday Wreath Cake! It’s all part of the “24 Days of PEEPSONALITY” advent calendar over on the PEEPS® website where every day […]


PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Today’s recipe for Pierogi is one that is near and dear to my heart! I grew up in a family that was Polish on both sides, and today’s recipe is adapted from the one that my Babci (that means ‘grandmother’ in Polish) on my mother’s side of the family shared with […]

Perfect Holiday Ham

With Easter just a few weeks away, we thought this would be a great time to share our family recipe for Perfect Holiday Ham! This recipe – one that my husband Jack has perfected over the years – results in an incredibly moist ham with an addictively delicious, almost candy-like coating thanks to a perfectly […]

Happy Holidays!

 Jack and I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas today and a joyous Holiday Season!     You may also like: Christmas Jam {plus FREE Printable} Coconut Snowball Cookies Best Leftover Ham Recipes Christmas Pudding with Hard Sauce Perfect Holiday Ham

Festive JELL-O Popcorn Balls

  Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Holiday preparations are in full swing at our house – our Christmas tree is up, our presents are wrapped, and my daughter’s school holiday concert is later this week! And, the first of our family’s holiday gatherings is this coming weekend – so we’re already cooking up a […]

Holiday Gift Guide: 20+ Great Gifts for Foodies

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us (we hope you’re enjoying some great Thanksgiving leftovers today!) – it’s time to start thinking about your holiday shopping!  Today we’re sharing our Holiday Shopping Guide with 20+ Great Gifts for Foodies!  We’ve listed some ideas for gifts that any foodie in your life would love to see under […]

Orange Sugared Cranberries

Our Orange Sugared Cranberries are an easy-to-make, sweet-tart treat and a delicious way to take advantage of fresh cranberries that are in-season and at your local supermarket right now! Sugared cranberries have become very popular in recent years – and they make a pretty and festive garnish placed on top of holiday-season baked goods or […]

Coconut Snowball Cookies

We’re so pleased to be sharing the recipe for these Coconut Snowball Cookies as part of Holiday Bake Craft Sew 2014 – where for 30 days, so many fantastic bloggers are sharing ideas for homemade gifts this holiday season! BAKE:  If you’re looking for an edible treat that you can give as a gift, then […]

Christmas Jam {plus FREE Printable}

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! I know it’s Halloween today…but we’re already getting ready for Christmas!  Homemade gifts for the holiday season are some of my favorites to give and receive – especially when they are as delicious as our Christmas Jam! This simple jam is a sweet-tart mix of strawberries and cranberries (plus sugar and […]

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! You may also like: Pierogi Christmas Pudding with Hard Sauce Perfect Holiday Ham Lemon Star Cookies Best Leftover Ham Recipes