Author Archives: Cooking for the Fam

About Cooking for the Fam

Katie and Theresa are sisters-in-law who are passionate about food, passionate about family, and passionate about making and sharing food with their families. The Fam needs to eat. Make it good!

How to Make French Toast

French toast is delicious. Cut in sticks and dipped in syrup or eaten with a fork and knife, it just seems special. This recipe is one of my family’s favorites. Try a special syrup – real maple, or even berry … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham

Split pea soup is a fantastic dinner for a cold, snowy evening. It’s filling, hearty, and flavorful. This soup can be very bland, in both texture and taste. The trick is to get plenty of flavor and texture from the … Continue reading

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Roasted Caramelized Spiced Nuts

You know those stands that sell caramelized nuts? The ones whose delicious, sugary, cinnamon-y smells make resisting nearly impossible? Well, now you can make those delicious roasted spiced nuts at home! I know, right?! You’re welcome. ~Katie What you need: … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Pecan Jumbo Muffins

I love the ease of these muffins. Make up a few mixes ahead of time, and you can have them on your brunch table in 35 minutes. How’s that for making breakfast easy?? These are jumbo muffins because they’re absolutely … Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Pork Loin Roast with Parmesan Oven Wedges

Pork tenderloin is one of those things that seems like a fancy meal, but takes very little time and effort to produce. I have served this particular meal to visiting family several times, and it is always well-received. The potatoes … Continue reading

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Harvest Pear Salad with Spiced Pomegranate Vinaigrette

This salad reminds me of fall. From the fresh pears to the walnuts to the dried cranberries to the tang of the spiced pomegranate vinaigrette…I have eaten it during other seasons, but it’s just never as good as it is … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

Autumn is a time when I love to have soup. And even though all of my family doesn’t love to have soup all of the time, I often like to pair some of my favorite soups with other entrees so … Continue reading

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