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Creamy Tortellini and Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

As you might imagine, Jack and I keep a fairly well-stocked pantry and refrigerator full of ingredients at our house.  That has been even more the case ever since we started A Family Feast a few years ago. Over time, we’ve identified a running list of items that we always keep on hand for those […]

Turkey and Gravy Savory Herbed Waffles

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been sharing all sorts of recipes that you can make using leftover Thanksgiving turkey. To share a little behind-the-scenes with you – we roasted, cooked with, and ate three (three!) turkeys in the last month so we would have cooked turkey for our recipe creations. And with two separate […]

Acorn Squash and Pear Soup

We discovered a delicious surprise growing in our backyard garden this summer…acorn squash! We hadn’t planned to grow any, and here’s what happened: Two summers ago, my in-laws gave us some acorn squash that they had grown in their garden. My husband Jack and I compost our kitchen scraps, and we are guessing that we […]

Butternut Squash and Chicken Chowder

On most weekends, I’m the first person in our house to wake up. As much as I try to sleep in a little bit – even without an alarm set – my internal clock has me waking up right around 6 am which is the exact same time that I wake up during the school […]

Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

Move over Alfredo, there’s a new sauce in town! And its name is Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce! Coming from a gal who pretty much always orders some sort of cheesy, creamy Alfredo pasta dish anytime we go out to an Italian restaurant – this was a pretty big deal when I told my husband Jack that […]

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Bake

‘Tis the season…for pumpkin recipes!  And I really hope you aren’t completely tired of seeing pumpkin recipes…because this Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Bake is super delicious and the perfect taste of fall! Most people think of desserts when they think of cooking with pumpkin – but it’s also a really delicious squash for savory dishes like […]

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 […]

Butternut Squash Risotto

We’ve had great luck growing butternut squash in our garden this summer and we’re enjoying the fruits of our labor with this delicious Butternut Squash Risotto! This recipe uses the same basic risotto recipe from our popular Mushroom Risotto recipe.  We’ve replaced the sautéed mushrooms with some diced, caramelized butternut squash that has been seasoned […]

Butternut Squash and Sausage Chili

Today we’re sharing another one of our quick and delicious dinner ideas for those days when schedules are completely hectic!  This Butternut Squash and Sausage Chili is super flavorful and cooks up in about twenty minutes! It’s a non-traditional but very good chili recipe made with sweet Italian sausage, freshly chopped sage and canned cannellini […]

Fried Manchego Cheese with Apricot-Sage Dipping Sauce

Ever since we made our Loaded Pub Fries recipe a few weeks ago, we’ve had a wedge of yummy Manchego cheese in the refrigerator, just waiting to be used up!  My husband Jack was reminded of a dinner party that he once catered many years ago, and a version of this Fried Manchego Cheese with […]

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 […]