Patriotic Poke Cake

This patriotic poke cake is the perfect chilled dessert for your Independence Day festivities.  It is so fun to slice into this cake and surprise your guests with the red white and blue colors inside.  And the flavors in this cake are tart and sweet and just yummy. Adding the color is much easier than … [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan 2

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to begin an amazing weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get the … [Read more…]

Raspberry Almond Fudge Ice Cream Cake

We have a week of one hundred degree weather ahead, and this Raspberry Almond Fudge Ice Cream Cake is the perfect dessert to cool you down on hot summer days.  The thing that I love most about this ice cream cake is definitely the delicious combination of the raspberries, almonds, and frozen hot fudge!  But I also … [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan #1

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to begin an amazing weekly menu plan.  We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week.  Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get the … [Read more…]

Melonade

This Melonade (watermelon lemonade) is just bursting with the flavors of summer!  I think that what I love most about this recipe is that it is such a great solution for leftover watermelon.  We always end up getting way more watermelon than what we needed and end up with tons left over.  And let’s face … [Read more…]

Our Version of Swig’s Raspberry Dream Soda

All you soda-drinkers out there are going to LOVE this recipe for Swig’s Raspberry Dream! But first, some introductions – Hi everyone! My name is Kelsey – I am Echo’s daughter. I mostly help out behind the scenes of Favorite Family Recipes, but today I am here to share a recipe that I LOVE! I recently graduated … [Read more…]

Our Favorite Foods at California Adventure

Since it has it’s own unique and delicious menus, we decided to make a separate list of our favorite foods at California Adventure.  I love that California Adventure pulled in some amazing restaurants that are locally from California.  We used to live in the San Francisco Bay area and were crazy about Boudin sourdough and Ghirardelli chocolate. … [Read more…]

Our Favorite Foods at Disneyland

We are big fans of the delicious foods at Disneyland, so we decided to make a list of our very favorites to share with all of you.  Erica and I recently made trips to take pictures of our favorite treats and menu items- we even tried a few new things that made the list.  We … [Read more…]

Easy Creamy Thai Peanut Dressing

This Easy and Creamy Thai Peanut Dressing is your salad’s new best friend.  It is a delicious and tangy dressing that tastes amazing on green salads, cold pasta salads, or for just dipping in veggies one at a time.  I am in love with Thai flavors, especially peanut sauce!  I found a similar dressing at … [Read more…]

Mexican Baked Strawberry Empanadas

These Mexican Baked Strawberry Empanadas are the perfect dessert to any Mexican dish!  They are super easy to make and so yummy!  There are a variety of fillings that you can do for empanadas but I especially love to use fresh strawberries.  I had to test these babies out before Cinco de Mayo, and after … [Read more…]

Grilled Caesar Salad

This Grilled Caesar Salad will change the way you eat this classic salad.  We first tried caesar salad this way at one of our favorite local restaurants in Boise called Barbacoa (this place is to die for if you are ever visiting).  Now we have to get this salad every time we go, it is … [Read more…]

Raisin Stuffed Shortbread Cookies

These Old Fashioned Raisin Stuffed Shortbread Cookies have quickly become a favorite of my Dad’s.  My mom was making them again the other day and I stole a plate full and the recipe so that I could share them with all of you.  Luckily I still ended up with a few to take a picture … [Read more…]

Lemon Chicken Pizza

We made this Lemon Chicken Pizza yesterday for Pi Day and it was so tart and yummy.  This is the perfect spring pizza, it is just bursting with fresh flavors and vibrant colors.  We started with Elise’s amazing pizza dough then layered on a lemon cream sauce.  Next we sprinkled it with shredded mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced … [Read more…]

Cajun Fried Chicken Po’ Boys

These Cajun Fried Chicken Po’ Boys are the prefect way to celebrate Mardi Gras!  I ordered several different Po’ Boys when I visited New Orleans, but the spicy chicken ones were my very favorite!  This chicken is pan fried in cajun spices, placed on a french roll that is layered with spicy remoulade sauce, and topped with … [Read more…]