Family time is a good time to cook together. You teach children valuable skills, while also making and sharing memories together. Whether you are creating a family-favorite recipe or wanting something fresh, baking and cooking as a family is a worthy undertaking. We have assembled a selection of recipes which are especially perfect for groups. They create a lot to talk about, or the measures enable for chefs of all skill levels for part.

Family Recipes to Make Together

There is a reason that the kitchen is the center of the house. It is where most of the fun happens! Have a look at our treasured inspired kitchen recipes (and memories!) For you cooking tonight.

Bring your family together round the cooker, and you are certain to produce memories that will last a lifetime. Cooks of all ages may pitch in and help for so many recipes. We have put together a selection of household favourite dishes, from baked breads to slow cooker apple cider. Each these recipes are simple to make with numerous hands. Better yet, a number create extras so that you may talk with family, neighbors, or even co-workers. That is the best gift of family time together.

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Family Holiday Traditions and Recipes You Do Not Want to Miss

The holiday season is upon us! Family holiday customs and recipes are in the heart of what this year is all about to households throughout the world. Now I wish to spend some opportunity to reflect AND inspire you with ideas and recipes that you wish to include to your loved ones this holiday season.

Listed below are 6 family Customs we Would Love to do That time of year:

  • Intentional gratitudeWe strive to create gratitude a principal focus beginning in November. It's an excellent time to concentrate on thankfulness. We do so with interesting activities with the children like going to a scavenger hunt and by reflecting on interacting together with the children as we begin our day.
  • Committing to other people: Donations and locating a family in need seems so nice and it versions and reminds our children this year is particularly about-loving others.
  • The nostalgia and memories about what's familiar is a gorgeous tradition we anticipate year after year.
  • The slowing down and being relaxed, grateful and current together with all the ones that we love.
  • Creating Gingerbread homes as a household: I've been making these since I can remember with my loved ones and my children love the exact same fun. We like the outing of moving and selecting the candy then a day of becoming creative whilst nibbling our masterpieces.
  • Sight viewing lights: We adore driving around town at the Winter listening to our favourite songs when looking at all of the gorgeous lights voting on what ones we like best.

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Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

Roasted Carrots and Parsnips is a healthy dish that goes great with almost any meal! A great way to make your vegetables crisp and tender. Vegetables are the part of the meal that add color, texture and tons of vibrant flavor. They may get a bad rap, but deliciously prepared sides like brussels sprouts, green […]

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Christmas Salad in a white bowl with a bowl of pomegranate seeds

Christmas Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing

Christmas Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing is a colorful and refreshing side dish for your special holiday dinners. The dressing is so creamy and delicious! Christmas Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing This Christmas Salad is a family staple every year around the holidays. The gorgeous spinach salad greens sprinkled with red pomegranate seeds, […]

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Holiday Gift Guide

Find a fun and creative gift for everyone on your list with our Holiday Gift Guide! You can’t go wrong with any of these ideas! Gift giving season is upon us! While it’s easy to find that ideal treasure for some people in your life, shopping for others can be a daunting task. Leave the shopping […]

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Muddy Buddies on a plate surrounded by chocolate chips and a spoonful of peanut butter.

Muddy Buddies

This Classic Muddy Buddies recipe is crunchy and satisfying. Making it at home takes no time at all, and perfect for when chocolate cravings hit. Muddy Buddies The sweet, crunchy snack we call Muddy Buddies has many names. We’ve also called it puppy chow, monkey munch, and at Christmastime, reindeer chow. No matter what you […]

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A scoop of Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole on a white plate with a fork next to it

Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole

Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole combines all the flavors of the big meal in a simple, easy to make, never dried out dish. This is the best way to use up those leftovers! Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole came about a couple of holidays ago when I was staring down a fridge full of plastic containers. […]

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25+ Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Albertsons. All opinions are 100% mine. These festive and easy Thanksgiving appetizers are sure to be a hit for your next Thanksgiving feast! From creative charcuterie boards to rich and creamy cheese balls, don’t neglect the appetizers for your Thanksgiving meal. Read on for […]

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Creamy Clam Dip

This Clam Dip recipe is always a favorite at family gatherings! It is a creamy dip with minced clams, and a touch of lemon. Best served with salty ridged potato chips. Clam Dip Recipe This Clam Dip is so simple. I often make it for the holidays and backyard BBQ’s and have many requests for […]

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Macaroni Salad {Mom’s Recipe}

This is the best classic Macaroni Salad! It’s loaded with ham, cheese, and veggies, in a creamy dressing. Perfect as a side dish, and for BBQs and potlucks. Mom’s Macaroni Salad Typically I’m not a fan of classic Macaroni Salad. However, my mom’s recipe is the exception. The ingredients are fresh and colorful, and it tastes […]

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Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Strawberry Pretzel Salad is a long-time family favorite! The crunchy pretzel crust is layered with a smooth cream cheese filling and a rich strawberry flavored gelatin layer on top. Every bite holds crunchy, salty, sweet and creamy flavors—so good! Strawberry Pretzel Jello This strawberry pretzel jello salad may have the word “salad” in its name, […]

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Lasagna Soup (with European canned tomatoes)

This Lasagna Soup has all the flavors of the popular Italian dish in a bowl! Tender noodles, hearty meat, and a tomato-based sauce made with canned tomatoes from Europe.  Lasagna Soup Our cousin, Angela shared this Lasagna Soup recipe with us years ago and we loved it! We couldn’t wait to share it with you. My husband, […]

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25+ Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Everything you need for a classic Thanksgiving dinner, right here! These scrumptious side dishes may steal the spotlight from the turkey!  From rich sweet potatoes to crisp green bean casserole, vibrant cranberry sauce to fluffy crescent rolls, Thanksgiving sides can be just as tasty as the main dish. We have more than 25 recipes for […]

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Dutch Apple Pie

Dutch Apple Pie is a twist on traditional Apple Pie. It is filled with tart apples and baked with a sweet and buttery crumb topping. Dutch Apple Pie This Dutch Apple Pie recipe comes from my husbands family. When they first told me about it, I was intrigued by an apple pie that had a […]

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Orange Julius Copycat Recipe

We have made this Copycat Orange Julius Recipe since we were kids. It is a refreshing citrusy drink, perfect for a warm summer day!  Orange Julius Copycat Drink We always loved to make these Orange Julius drinks when we were little. I mean REALLY little. I remember having to climb up on the counter to […]

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Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut Cream Pie is a silky smooth dessert with a flaky crust and a coconut filling, topped with coconut whipped cream and toasted coconut sprinkles. Coconut Cream Pie This coconut cream pie is by far the best I have ever had. The filling is made from scratch – never with a pudding mix. It makes […]

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Easy No Bake Cookies

Easy No Bake Cookies are a classic! Oats, cocoa, and peanut butter whip up easily and smoothly for the perfect after school snack or quick chocolate craving fix.   Easy No Bake Cookies No Bake Cookies are such a yummy treat to make when you’re pressed for time or just want a little something sweet right […]

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One Pot Creamy Garlic Noodles

These One Pot Creamy Garlic Noodles are as easy as they are delicious! No creams or large amounts of butter, making this meal a winner all-around! One Pot Creamy Garlic Noodles These one pot (well.. technically one “pan”) creamy garlic noodles are a HUGE hit with my family. We have made them at least once […]

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Chicken Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce – Two Ways

This Chicken Gyro recipe starts with tender chicken cooked on the grill or in the crock pot. Top it with your choice of tomatoes, lettuce, olives, red onions, Feta cheese or a tangy Tzatziki sauce.  Chicken Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce – Two Ways This Chicken Gyro Recipe is one of my favorites. I love to […]

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See’s Fudge Recipe

This See’s Fudge Recipe is the easiest, most foolproof fudge recipe ever! It never gets grainy and comes out perfectly every time.   Super Easy See’s Fudge Recipe As far as we know this is the real See’s Fudge Recipe. We have had many people write us to tell us that they have the actual recipe […]

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Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Can chicken wings really be crispy on the outside and tender on the inside with NO OIL? YES! These Air Fryer Chicken Wings are cooked perfectly crisp then smothered in our favorite wing sauce! Air Fryer Chicken Wings Chicken Wings are the perfect appetizer – especially on game days! They are easy to snack on, […]

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Biscuits and Gravy

This Biscuits and Gravy recipe brings classic Southern comfort food to your table easily and quickly. You’ll love the flaky biscuits and thick sausage gravy! Biscuits and Gravy Biscuits and Gravy is the ultimate comfort breakfast food, especially popular in the South, but always requested at our Idaho breakfast table. Warm, spicy, rich and filling, […]

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Instant Pot Sunday Beef Roast shredded on a serving plate with potatoes and carrots

Sunday Pot Roast (Instant Pot Recipe)

This Instant Pot Pot Roast with potatoes and carrots is the perfect Sunday dinner. This Instant Pot method of cooking a Pot Roast is as tender as a traditional recipe but cooks in less than half the time!   Sunday Pot Roast in the Instant Pot Pot Roast has always been a favorite Sunday dinner in our […]

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Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole

This Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole is made with rice, chicken breasts, cheddar cheese, cream of chicken soup, water, and seasonings. You will love this easy and delicious comfort food meal.   Chicken and Rice Casserole This Chicken and Rice Casserole has been in our family for years. Whenever I serve it to my family, […]

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Beef Stir Fry with Noodles

This easy Beef Stir Fry with Noodles can be made in just 20 minutes! Tender beef, fresh veggies, and noodles tossed together in a delicious savory sauce. Beef Stir Fry with Noodles This Beef Stir Fry with Noodles can be made in under 20 minutes. Plus, it is always a hit with the family! I […]

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Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad is fresh, crisp, crunchy, and sweet. So refreshing and filling, the perfect side dish to any meal! Waldorf Salad Waldorf Salad is a side dish that originated in New York City at the Waldorf Hotel. The original Waldorf salad recipe had only four simple ingredients: apples, celery, mayonnaise, and lettuce. A Swiss immigrant […]

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Pumpkin Dip

Pumpkin Dip is a creamy, spice-filled dip that pairs well with gingersnaps, apple slices, graham crackers, and more. The perfect Fall treat! Pumpkin Dip Pumpkin Dip, with its creamy cool texture and spicy sweet flavor, is the very best fall treat! My sister-in-law, Paige made this dip when we were visiting for Thanksgiving one year […]

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How To Make Pumpkin Puree (3 Easy Ways)

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Albertsons. All opinions are 100% mine. Making your own pumpkin puree is a breeze! Forget about canned pumpkin and make your own at home with these 3 EASY methods! Homemade Pumpkin Puree Have you noticed there has been a canned pumpkin puree shortage this […]

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Easy Pumpkin Waffles

These Pumpkin Waffles are the perfect Fall breakfast. With pumpkin puree, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar, you get all the warm spices you love packed into a light and fluffy waffle.    Pumpkin Waffles Pumpkin Waffles are a must-have fall breakfast meal! They are crunchy on the outside, and light and fluffy on the inside. […]

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How to Make the BEST Oven Roast Beef

The BEST Oven Roast Beef is tender, flavorful and perfect every time! Sunday roast has been a tradition in our family for years. We hope you love this classic recipe as much as we do. How Do You Cook a Roast in the Oven? Don’t be intimidated by oven roast. It couldn’t be easier! There […]

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Panda Express Chow Mein in a white dish with orange chicken in the background.

Panda Express Chow Mein Copycat

Panda Express Chow Mein recipe tastes exactly like the restaurant’s signature side dish. Make a healthier version of Panda at home for a fraction of the price! Panda Express Chow Mein Panda Express Chow Mein is one of our favorite dishes when we’re craving Chinese food but it can be inconvenient, not to mention pricey […]

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Three cups of pumpkin mousse topped with whipped cream and chocolate chips

Pumpkin Mousse

This Pumpkin Mousse tastes just like a lighter pumpkin cheesecake. It is so creamy and full of all your favorite fall flavors! Pumpkin Mousse This beautiful Pumpkin Mousse has all the delicious autumn flavors of a piece of pumpkin cheesecake but isn’t nearly as heavy. It’s whipped and fluffy and will satisfy your sweet tooth […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Brown Rice Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice Soup is an easy slow cooker chicken soup recipe. All of the raw ingredients go in the slow cooker and a delicious soup awaits for dinner. Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice Soup The ease of preparing this Chicken and Rice Soup is only outweighed by how good it tastes when […]

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Honeybaked ham in a roasting pot

Honey Baked Ham (Copycat Recipe)

Honey Baked Ham is a holiday tradition everyone looks forward to! Sweet and smoky with succulent spices, this copycat recipe tastes just like the original Honey Baked Spiral Ham. Honey Baked Ham Honey Baked Ham was a centerpiece at many Christmas Eve and Easter dinners growing up. Our parents often purchased it at one of our […]

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Shrimp Tempura Rolls (Godzilla Rolls)

Shrimp Tempura Rolls (Godzilla Rolls) are by far my favorite sushi roll that I can make at home. Cream cheese, avocado, and shrimp all rolled into a fried roll with spicy mayo. Perfection! Shrimp Tempura Rolls These Shrimp Tempura Rolls, also called Godzilla Rolls, are my my favorite sushi rolls to make! They’re basically a […]

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Perfect Mashed Potatoes (How To Make Mashed Potatoes)

This Mashed Potatoes Recipe results in the perfect mashed potatoes every time. These potatoes are light, fluffy, and buttery. The perfect side dish for turkey and gravy, roasted beef, or pork. Best Mashed Potatoes Mashed potatoes can be tricky. They can easily get too thin or too whipped, too dense or not dense enough… and […]

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Harry Potter Pumpkin Juice Recipe

Our version of Harry Potter’s Pumpkin Juice is like all the flavors of autumn in one glass. Smooth pumpkin flavor with a touch of spice. No wonder the Wizarding World loves this drink! Harry Potter’s Pumpkin Juice I tried Pumpkin Juice for the first time during a visit to the The Wizarding World of Harry […]

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