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Indian Pudding

Indian Pudding is a classic New England dessert made with milk, molasses and corn meal. It’s delicious! PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Living in Plymouth, Massachusetts – with Pilgrim history all around us – we take our Thanksgiving preparations pretty seriously! This recipe for Indian pudding is a traditional New England Thanksgiving dessert, and if you’ve […]

Yogurt and Feta Dip

This Yogurt and Feta Dip recipe is sponsored by the dairy farm families of New England. All opinions are 100% mine. PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! With the start of football season finally here, we’re gearing up for our weekend game day parties – and that means delicious appetizers are on the menu. We have a […]

Our Favorite Milk, Cream, Yogurt and Cheese Recipes

  This delicious collection of Our Favorite Milk, Cream, Yogurt and Cheese Recipes and my visit to a CT dairy farm was sponsored by the dairy farm families of New England. All opinions are 100% mine. #TeamDairyNE #JuneDairyMonth A few weeks ago, I had the huge pleasure of joining my fellow Team Dairy New England […]

Chile con Queso

This recipe for Chile con Queso is a variation of the popular ‘queso’ appetizer served at The Edgewater Café, a popular Mexican restaurant that my husband Jack worked at years ago. Originally, a simpler recipe that included only milk, white American cheese, green chiles, and Rocket Fuel – Jack’s version today includes a blend of […]

Milk Braised Pulled Pork with Mushrooms

This Milk Braised Pulled Pork with Mushrooms recipe was sponsored by the dairy farm families of New England. All opinions are 100% mine. Before I tell you all about this fantastic Milk Braised Pulled Pork with Mushrooms, I’m so pleased to announce that A Family Feast has been selected to be part of the Team […]

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 […]

Italian-Style Meatballs

Here’s a great, classic recipe for Italian-Style Meatballs that my husband Jack has really perfected over the years. In fact, we originally shared this recipe here on A Family Feast back in January 2013 – and in addition to updating the photos, Jack made some additional tweaks to the recipe before sharing it again today! […]

Blueberry Buckle

Early in my career in the Boston area, I worked with a lovely woman named Jane. One day, Jane announced that she would be bringing in some of her Blueberry Buckle the following morning. The Blueberry Buckle was originally Jane’s grandmother’s recipe, and I soon learned from my co-workers that this was considered a Very […]

Chocolate Peppermint Milkshake

There’s a saying, “Laughter is the music of the soul.”  And at our house, we laugh everyday – thanks in no small part to my husband Jack who really likes to keep things fun around our home!  In addition to Jack being a great cook, he also has a great sense of humor – and […]

Fresh Pineapple Peach Smoothie

Our blender recently died – Jack was making a smoothie one morning a few weeks ago, when all of a sudden, smoke started coming from the motor! That blender had lasted us a good long time – Jack came into our relationship with it, so we know it was at least 12 years old.  It […]

The Best Vanilla Ice Cream

When Jack and I got married almost 9 years ago, one of our wedding gifts was an ice cream maker.  For an ice cream fanatic like myself, as you can probably guess, that gift was one of my favorites! The first batch of ice cream I made was this recipe we’re sharing today called “The […]

Cream Cheese Muffins

When I was younger, before you could find just about any kind of recipe you might want by searching online, I used to collect recipes.  Some were shared with me by family and friends; others I clipped from the pages of newspapers and magazines to try ‘someday’. I still have a recipe binder full of […]

Brew Moon Chocolate Pudding

If you are a fan of warm, rich and decadent chocolate desserts – then this recipe for Brew Moon Chocolate Pudding is for you!  It can best be described as part chocolate pudding, part fudgy, right-out-of-the-oven brownie, and part molten lava chocolate cake…all combined into one amazing dessert! The name of this chocolate pudding comes […]

Grapenut Pudding with Fig Sauce

Our recipe for Grapenut Pudding with Fig Sauce is an updated version of a classic dessert that has been served at restaurants throughout New England for decades.  Many New Englanders are familiar with grapenut pudding – a rich, egg custard spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon, and a soft bottom layer of grapenut ‘crust’ that forms as the custard […]

Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

This recipe for Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding came about thanks to a snowstorm.   One day, back when my husband worked in food service, a snow storm hit the area. Because of that storm, most of that day’s cinnamon rolls went unsold because very few customers came in for breakfast. In food service, nothing goes to […]