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Mexican Tomato and Corn Salad

This Mexican Tomato and Corn Salad is loaded with fresh summer flavors, salty cheese and the best sweet and spicy citrus dressing. Summer cookout season officially starts with this weekend and – after one bite of this delicious Mexican Tomato and Corn Salad – you are going to want to make this easy salad all […]

Mexican Street Corn Bacon Pizza

This Mexican Street Corn Bacon Pizza is a fusion of authentic street corn flavors plus bacon – because everything is better with bacon! This Mexican Street Corn Bacon Pizza is so good – we’ve made it twice in just the last week, and we’re seriously thinking about going to the supermarket later today to get […]

Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

This Lamb Shepherd’s Pie is a classic comfort-food casserole made with a filling of lamb and vegetables, then topped with creamy cheddar-infused mashed potatoes. So delicious! With Easter right around the corner, chances are – some of you will be roasting a nice leg of lamb for your holiday dinner. If you are lucky enough […]

Zesty Cheesy Ritz Dip

This Zesty Cheesy Ritz Dip is a delicious appetizer, perfect for game day! PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Still looking for one more appetizer for this weekend’s big game? Our Zesty Cheesy Ritz Dip is a fantastic way to feed a hungry crowd! Layers of cheese, corn, black beans, cream cheese, fire roasted tomatoes, olives, pickled […]

Mexican Lasagna with White Sauce

After sharing our delicious guacamole recipe earlier this week, we’ve decided to continue the fiesta for a few more days – and this Mexican Lasagna with White Sauce is next on the list! This easy, creamy, cheesy Mexican Lasagna with White Sauce uses our pulled chicken recipe as part of the filling (which – by […]

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 […]

Nantucket Corn Pudding

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Nantucket Corn Pudding is a traditional recipe that was popular with the original colonial inhabitants of New England – and today, it’s a classic side dish still served at many Thanksgiving dinners around the United States. There are so many different recipes for corn pudding – and most modern day versions […]

Grilled Vegetable Tostadas

The summer squash in our backyard garden is coming at us fast and furious! Isn’t this always the case?! We patiently wait for our homegrown vegetables to be ready to pick – and then it all ripens at once! But luckily, we’ve got lots of recipes up our sleeve for garden zucchini (and other types […]

Sweet Corn Gelato

Last month, we spent a few days visiting some friends on Cape Cod. One evening, we ventured over to Provincetown for dinner – followed by dessert at a little gelataria. It was there that I had my first taste of some amazing Sweet Corn Gelato! Fast forward a few weeks – and I’ve been dreaming […]

Ham and Vegetable Soup

This delicious Ham and Vegetable Soup is the perfect way to cook with a leftover ham bone that you might have on hand from a special Sunday supper or a holiday meal! Among the many things that my husband Jack and I have in common – we were both taught by our parents to never […]

Buttermilk Corn Muffins

I was so surprised to see fresh corn being sold at the supermarket the other day!  It seems so early in the season – but the ears of corn in the bin looked very fresh, so I decided to grab a few ears to bring home for us to enjoy. That corn was surprisingly sweet […]

Pumpkin Corn Pudding

We developed this Pumpkin Corn Pudding recipe as part of an ongoing ambassadorship with Peapod. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is next week! Are you ready?! And it’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just a little over a month away. But I have to say – I love the holidays and this is […]

Lobster Corn Chowder

Last weekend – on one of the last gloriously warm “official” weekends of the summer – we co-hosted a clambake in our backyard for some of our closest friends. After the party, we made this delicious Lobster Corn Chowder with some of the leftovers! Our friend Chris came up with the idea for the backyard […]

Grilled Corn and Tomato Salsa

We developed this Grilled Corn and Tomato Salsa as part of an ongoing Brand Ambassadorship with Peapod. All opinions are 100% mine. As parents – and as food bloggers – we are constantly in the kitchen preparing food for our family – and for our blog! Our schedules are crazy – but we have found […]

Slow Cooker Creamed Fresh Corn

At our local supermarket this past week, fresh corn was priced at a bargain price of $1.97 for twelve ears – so we stocked up! We’ve been enjoying some of our favorite fresh corn recipes like this, this and this – as well as this delicious Slow Cooker Creamed Fresh Corn. When it comes to […]

Thai Corn Salad

This Thai Corn Salad is simply fantastic, and it is my new summer salad favorite! Fresh corn kernels are mixed with a edamame, slices of red bell pepper, jalapeño, scallions, red onion, bean sprouts and lightly tossed with a dressing made from coconut milk, lime juice, red curry paste, and fresh garlic, ginger and jalapeño, […]

Zucchini Corn Bread with Bacon

Depending on where you live – the glut of zucchini growing in your garden is already going strong! And with sweet summer corn in season too – what would be better than this Zucchini Corn Bread with Bacon! Like it does in just about any other kind of baked good – adding shredded zucchini to […]

Sweet Corn Soup

We are a family that eats soup all year round – even when the temperatures soar! And this is especially true in the case of today’s recipe for Sweet Corn Soup. This creamy, rich soup is the perfect way to enjoy sweet corn on the cob when it is in season during the summer months. […]

Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing

Today’s recipe for Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing is our family’s traditional stuffing recipe that we serve every year at Thanksgiving! Our secret to a very flavorful and moist stuffing is to start with a really good cornbread recipe – and this stuffing recipe uses the cornbread recipe (without the bacon on top) that we shared […]

Pumpkin Corn Chowder

This time of year, my husband Jack is constantly making soups – which I personally love because they are delicious (of course!), hearty and comforting. Plus – the leftovers are great for a quick reheat when our schedules are hectic and we don’t have time to cook! Because of Jack’s love for soup, I’ve often […]

Southwestern Cheesy Corn Dip

Football parties are in full swing these days, and I know what we’re bringing to our next game day gathering – this fantastic Southwestern Cheesy Corn Dip! A few weekends ago, my husband Jack was digging through my old recipe box and he came across a recipe card simply titled, “Cheese Dip.” It was a […]

Pumpkin Corn Fritters

Ever since we published our zucchini fritters recipe last month using one of my mother’s old recipes, I’ve been bugging my husband Jack – asking him to develop a corn fritter recipe that we could share here on A Family Feast. (I love corn fritters!) But in typical Jack fashion – his culinary creativity took […]

Sunday Cooking Lesson: How to Easily Cut Fresh Corn Kernels Off the Cob

A quick note before we share today’s Sunday Cooking Lesson: A Family Feast has experienced some tremendous growth over the last few months – and especially in the last few weeks. So we’ve just moved to a new web host that will allow our site to load faster and operate more smoothly for you – […]

Grilled Steak and Corn Salad

Thank you to OXO for providing us with a complimentary set of the cooking tools featured in this post.  All opinions expressed are 100% mine. #WHATAGRILLWANTS Happy July everyone!! In honor of National Grilling Month, we’re starting things off by sharing one of our go-to meals during the summer – Grilled Steak and Corn Salad!  […]

Corn and Bacon Casserole

Over this past Memorial Day weekend, our local supermarket had some great deals on fresh corn on the cob – so we stocked up!  We enjoyed our favorite grilled corn on the cob over the holiday – but then cold and rainy weather returned here to New England.  It was so cold the other night […]

Fall Harvest Vegetarian Corn and Butternut Chowder

Today’s recipe for Fall Harvest Vegetarian Corn and Butternut Chowder was developed as our submission to the Very Vegetarian Recipe Challenge sponsored by OXO and Plated – and we’re so excited to share this fantastic chowder with everyone today! OXO, known for their innovative kitchen tools and other consumer products that make everyday living easier […]

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Roasted Red Pepper Butter

The evenings here in New England are starting to cool down a bit and dusk is definitely coming earlier each night.  Although I’m a little sad that the summer is almost over, I actually love this time of year because it’s still warm and sunny during the day, but cool enough that we can light […]

Confetti Corn

We’ve started to see some great deals on fresh corn at our local market.  In fact, just the other day, I spotted twelve ears of corn for only $1.98!  Never one to pass up a good bargain, I filled a bag full of corn and starting dreaming up recipes! This recipe for Confetti Corn immediately […]

Sautéed Fresh Corn

This photo of our Sautéed Fresh Corn is a little misleading. I know – you’re probably thinking that the photo looks like your average sauté pan filled with some corn.  Nothing special – right? Well, you’re in for a deliciously good surprise…because this sautéed fresh corn is the absolute best and most amazing way to […]

Avocado, Corn and Tomato Salad

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Avocado App for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My husband Jack and I love avocados – in salads, as guacamole, on sandwiches, you name it!  So we’re thrilled that we’ve been asked to share our recipe for Avocado, Corn and Tomato Salad with […]


You can’t have chili without a delicious Cornbread to go along with it, and this is the best cornbread we’ve had! The ideal cornbread is golden on the outside, moist but not too dense on the inside, and just lightly sweetened to complement the spiciness of your chili.  This cornbread is so good thanks to […]

Beef Soup Series – Part 3: Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup

We’re sharing another delicious recipe as part of our Beef Soup Series and today we’ve brought you a Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup.  Whenever I eat a soup like this, I always feel a little virtuous knowing that I’m helping to get my (and my family’s) daily vegetable allowance in, just by eating a terrific bowl […]