Mushroom Chard Frittata (The Kids Cook Monday)

Andrea Meyers - Mushroom Chard Frittata

When spring comes around our family looks forward to eating out of garden, and this easy frittata is a great garden recipe. We use the fresh chard, green onions, and garlic chives we pick right before cooking, and add purchased mushrooms. Frittatas are an easy meal for the kids to help with because they cook… 

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Chrysalis Vineyards: A Warm Winter (Puff Pastry Breakfast Braid with Eggs, Ham, Potatoes, Mushrooms, and Goat Cheese)

Andrea Meyers - Puff Pastry Breakfast Braid with Eggs, Ham, Potatoes, Mushrooms, and Goat Cheese

It was a warm winter. Each time there was snow in the forecast, I would get excited and get my camera gear ready to set out early in the morning to visit the farms, hoping to catch some snow on the ground, clinging to the trees and vines, and resting on the fences. Instead, it… 

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Eggnog Waffles

Andrea Meyers - Eggnog Waffles

Breakfast is one of our favorite things about Christmas day. We sit down together later in the morning after all the presents have been unwrapped but before Michael and the boys begin work on assembling toys, and enjoy a hot breakfast of homemade cinnamon rolls, scones, pancakes, cranberry apple French toast, panettone, or waffles. These… 

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Apple Butter Muffins

Andrea Meyers - Apple Butter Muffins

It’s apple butter season! Ok, well, it’s apple season, and just like every year I find myself craving apple butter, apple pie, apple dumplings, apples in salads, apple cakes, apple cider, I could go on for a while. I like Empires, Honeycrisp, Cortland, and Fuji for eating out of hand, and usually bake with Granny… 

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Huevos Rancheros (The Kids Cook Monday)

Andrea Meyers - Huevos Rancheros

Ranchera. Say it. Try flipping the “r”. I still have trouble making that sound, even after living in a Spanish-speaking country for two years and developing an accent that could almost pass for a native. The Rs always gave me away. When I first moved to Colombia I couldn’t speak any Spanish except for the… 

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Creamy Cheddar Cheese Grits (Kids Cook Monday)

Creamy Cheddar Cheese Grits (Kids Cook Monday) - Andrea Meyers

This is a special post for The Kids Cook Monday because today is the launch of their new website, which has recipes and tips for cooking with kids, including some instructional videos to help you get started in the kitchen. Getting the whole family involved in preparing meals and eating together not only fosters good… 

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Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Banana Pancakes

Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Banana Pancakes - Andrea Meyers

The final weekend of Mardi Gras is approaching, which means Pancake Day (aka Pancake Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday) is next week. In our home one would think that it’s Pancake Day just about every Sunday morning since that’s our weekly ritual, though these pancakes were born on a snowy weekday morning this winter when… 

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