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.

Three pieces of toast, one with mashed avocado, salt, and pepper, one with sliced avocado, feta, and honey, and one with mashed avocado, tomato, and a fried egg

Avocado Toast – 3 Ways!

Avocado Toast is a delicious, high protein, healthy breakfast. It is a savory breakfast that will keep your energy up until lunch! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Luckily, there are so many yummy breakfast recipes to choose from. Whether you like smoothies, eggs, or pancakes & waffles, there is something for everyone. Avocado Toast with Egg This Avocado […]

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Two bottles of newly made vanilla extract with vanilla beans and one bottle of mature vanilla extract

How To Make Vanilla Extract

Learn how to make vanilla extract the same way it is made in Tahiti. The best, most delicious vanilla extract in the world. Use this pure vanilla extract in some of our favorite recipes including our Homemade Vanilla Granola, Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies, or any of our delicious cookies and brownies. If you have extra […]

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Four Spinach Puffs on a white plate

Kronk’s Spinach Puffs

Kronk’s Spinach Puffs are savory, buttery, cheesy snacks straight out of Emperor’s New Groove. Keep an eye on them in the oven so you don’t have to yell, “My spinach puffs!!” We love recreating treats from the books and movies we love! Some of our favorites include Butterbeer from Harry Potter, Ratatouille from Pixar’s Ratatouille, Beignets from Princess and the Frog, […]

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Easiest Instant Pot Meatballs

These Instant Pot Meatballs are the easiest way to make meatballs EVER. No browning or sautéeing. Just throw them in the sauce uncooked and let the Instant Pot do the rest! Try these Instant Pot Meatballs with some of our favorite side dishes or salads. If it’s bread you are looking for, you can never […]

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Raspberry Almond Fudge Ice Cream Cake

Raspberry Almond Fudge Ice Cream Cake is a sweet cold and creamy dessert. It’s loaded with chopped almonds, fresh raspberries, and chocolate fudge swirls. Raspberry Almond Fudge Ice Cream Cake When summer heat strikes, cool off with this decadent Raspberry Almond Fudge Ice Cream Cake. The fresh, juicy raspberries pair so beautifully with crunchy almonds […]

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Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake

Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake is rich, gooey and done in 30 minutes! Perfect quick fix for when those chocolate cravings hit.  This rich, decadent lava cake is sure to satisfy any chocolate craving. It is one of our favorite things to make in the Instant pot and the perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day or […]

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Acai bowl with bananas, coconut, blueberries, strawberries, and dark chocolate

Acai Bowl Recipe

Make this Acai Bowl Recipe and imagine you are eating breakfast on a beach in Hawaii! Full of superfood berries, it tastes great and makes you feel great!  Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Luckily, there are so many yummy breakfast recipes to choose from. Whether you like smoothies, eggs, or pancakes & waffles, there […]

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35+ Valentine’s Day Dessert Ideas

These easy Valentine’s Day desserts are sure to make your special day one to remember! From cakes to cookies to chocolates and more, we have it all. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Albertsons. All opinions are 100% mine. Try any of these fun dessert ideas for your next Valentine’s […]

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Shrimp Po Boys with Creamy Cajun Sauce

Shrimp Po Boys are the ultimate sandwich for seafood lovers! Tender shrimp drizzled with creamy, spicy sauce topped with crunchy cabbage on a soft roll. We love trying new sandwich recipes like this Shrimp Po Boy. Check out our full list of sandwich recipes, or our list of bread recipes so you can start your […]

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Red Velvet Bundt Cake

This Red Velvet Bundt Cake recipe is a copycat from our favorite bakery – Nothing Bundt Cakes!  The cake is rich and chocolatey and it is topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting.  This is one of our favorite recipes to make for Valentine’s Day. We have also recently started making Valentine’s Day Gingerbread Houses. […]

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Sugar cookies decorated with royal icing

How to Make Royal Icing and Flood Icing

Royal Icing can turn regular sugar cookies into little works of art! Smooth and shiny, royal icing and flood icing is actually simple to make and decorate with too. Royal Icing and Flood Icing Do you ever wonder how bakeries get that shiny, smooth, perfect icing on cookies? They are gorgeous and can look really […]

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Cheesy Potato Casserole (Funeral Potatoes)

Cheesy Potato Casserole, also known as funeral potatoes, is sure to please a crowd! You’ll love the tender potatoes, lots of cheese and a unique crunchy topping. Cheesy Potato Casserole (Funeral Potatoes) Cheesy Potato Casserole is better known to many as Funeral Potatoes, not because you only eat them at funerals, but because they’re a […]

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Cut Out Sugar Cookies (No-Chill Recipe)

These cut out sugar cookies are the BEST. They are soft, easy to decorate, have neat edges, and the dough doesn’t require refrigeration! When in the mood for treats or desserts, you can never go wrong with cookies. These cut out sugar cookies work great for any holiday, including Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Easter, and Halloween. […]

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Captain Crunch Chicken with two dipping sauces

Captain Crunch Chicken

I love the Cap’n Crunch Chicken at Planet Hollywood! I honestly can’t go there and without ordering this favorite appetizer. This Captain Crunch Chicken has a delicious savory sweet crunch, and a flavor unlike anything else you have tried. We love figuring out how to make our favorite restaurant recipes at home. It is a […]

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

This Loaded Baked Potato Soup is loaded with potatoes, bacon, corn, and cheese. Our hearty recipe is a perfect way to warm up when it is cold outside! Nothing quite beats a hot, creamy, cheesy soup on a cold day. Try our favorite Clam Chowder, Broccoli Cheese Soup, or Creamy Vegetable Soup or any of […]

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Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

These Air Fryer Chicken Tenders are so crispy and crunchy, you won’t believe they aren’t fried! Made with a special batter and Panko bread crumbs, they come together in about 20 minutes. My family just recently got an Air Fryer and we are obsessed! I love that you can cook things so quickly and so […]

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Tigger Tails (Disneyland Copycat)

Leave the hunny to the Heffalumps & Woozles, these tasty Tigger Tails are what Tiggers like best! Make this popular Disney snack at home today! We love all things Disney around here, especially all the Disney food and snacks! When we can’t be in the parks dining at all the fabulous Disney restaurants, making the […]

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Super Bowl Food – Over 50 Recipes for the Big Game!

All the Super Bowl Food you need to have the best party ever! These, appetizers, meats and side dishes, sweet treats, and dips will keep you going back for more all throughout the big game. Super Bowl Food My favorite part about watching the Super Bowl is the food! I know, it should be the football […]

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Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza gets the whole family involved while making dinner. Make your favorites like cheese, pepperoni, or Hawaiian, or make something completely unique! We love recipes that we can make with our kids. Browse our whole list of kid-friendly recipes, and find something that will get your kids excited about being in the kitchen! Start […]

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Easy Breakfast Egg Muffins

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Albertsons. All opinions are 100% mine. These Breakfast Egg Muffins are a healthy high-protein breakfast. They can easily be made ahead of time and re-heated later on those extra busy mornings! When it comes to busy mornings, sometimes you just need a fast breakfast. […]

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Homemade Granola

This Homemade Granola is full of oats, nuts, and dried fruit. It is much better than store bought granolas. Serve it with milk or yogurt for a delicious breakfast!  We agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! There are so many yummy breakfast recipes to choose from. Whether you like eggs, or pancakes & waffles, there is […]

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Parmesan Herb Baked Mahi Mahi

Parmesan Herb Baked Mahi Mahi is the perfect fish dish. Tender, flaky fish with a cheesy golden crust. The best baked mahi mahi recipe ever! I love having fish for dinner because it makes for an easy, light, high protein meal. For this recipe, and other seafood recipes, you can round out your meal with […]

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Homemade Tartar Sauce

Homemade tartar sauce is so easy to make yourself. With freshly squeezed lemon and chopped dill, it tastes so much better than anything you can buy. Tartar Sauce is essential when preparing fish or seafood recipes. The creamy, tangy taste perfectly complements crab cakes,  fish and chips, or fish that is baked, grilled, or fried. Be sure […]

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Grey Stuff

Try the Grey Stuff – it’s delicious! This famous treat from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is full of smooth, creamy pudding, and crunchy Oreo bits. We love recreating treats from the books and movies we love! Some of our favorites include Butterbeer from Harry Potter, Ratatouille from Pixar’s Ratatouille, Beignets from Princess and the […]

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Spaghetti in a bowl

Nick’s Authentic Italian Spaghetti

Nick’s Authentic Italian Spaghetti recipe comes straight from Italy. Tomatoes, basil, onions, and carrots flavor the meat to make the perfect sauce! You can never go wrong with Italian-inspired meals, especially a good, hearty pasta. We love using fresh, garden tomatoes for our spaghetti sauce and will often make homemade canned spaghetti sauce when we have […]

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Crock Pot Lil Smokies

Slow Cooker Lil Smokies Recipe

This Crock Pot Lil Smokies Recipe is great for game days and parties. Only 3 ingredients – lil smokies, BBQ sauce, and our secret ingredient! The first step to having a great party is having great food! Whether you are getting together for the Super Bowl, New Years Eve, or just a family game night, […]

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Air Fryer French Fries in a basket with 3 dipping sauces

Crispy Air Fryer French Fries

Air Fryer French Fries give you the crisp texture of deep fried french fries with a fraction of the oil. The perfect quick and easy side dish or appetizer! When it comes to side dishes, potatoes steal the show, but especially French fries. They pair so well with burgers, sandwiches, chicken, and fish. Whatever you […]

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Raspberry Cordial

Raspberry Cordial is a sweet and tart drink made with fresh raspberries. You can drink it alone or add it to some soda water for a sparkling treat! Fun and fancy drinks can make any occasion more festive! If you are looking for more delicious drink recipes, try our Homemade Sparkling Cider or Sparkling Berry […]

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Easy Waffles From Scratch (Plus Homemade Waffle Mix)

This Easy Waffle Recipe uses simple ingredients from your pantry and can be made in less than 15 minutes. Make up a bunch at once and freeze the rest for later! When it comes to breakfast, you can never go wrong with a classic family favorite like these waffles. Much like our homemade pancakes, these […]

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Weight Loss Magic Soup

Weight Loss Magic Soup is the perfect recipe to a healthier you in 2021! If you are looking to drop a few pounds this low-calorie, high-fiber soup is healthy, flavorful, and really fills you up! Weight Loss Soup Weight Loss Magic Soup is a combination of a couple of weight loss soup recipes that have […]

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Yakisoba (Japanese Stir Fry Noodles) with Chicken

This chicken Yakisoba (Japanese Stir Fry Noodles) is so flavorful and can be made in under 30 minutes. An easy one-dish dinner solution! We love quick and easy dinners like this Chicken Yakisoba. For more easy dinner ideas, try our One-Pot Creamy Garlic Noodles , our One-Pot Thai Peanut Pasta or our One-Pot Chicken Teriyaki Bowls.  […]

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Cranberry Bread with Cream Cheese Swirl

Cranberry Bread with Cream Cheese Swirl has all the flavors of Christmas in one sweet, rich, easy to make bread. Tart cranberry, almond and sweet cream cheese filling. Delicious! We love baking around the holidays, whether it be bread, Christmas desserts, or Christmas cookies. Try any of our baked Christmas treats with a rich cup […]

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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

This Hot Cocoa Mix makes a smooth, creamy, chocolaty mug of the best cocoa ever! It’s a great gift for the holidays for friends, neighbors, teachers, and coworkers. You can never go wrong serving hot cocoa with Christmas cookies like these gingerbread cookies or dipped Ritz cookies. You can also try this cocoa recipe around […]

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25+ Christmas Dessert Ideas

These delicious Christmas desserts can be served along with Christmas dinner or any time throughout the holiday season!  Looking for more ways to celebrate Christmas day? Start the day off with one of our easy breakfast ideas, then throughout the day, munch on some of our favorite Christmas treats. We also have 25+ Christmas Dinner […]

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Christmas Crunch

This Christmas Crunch is sweet and salty and EXACTLY what you need this holiday season! It takes less than 15 minutes to put together and it is SO tasty! Christmas Crunch This Christmas Crunch recipe is EXACTLY what you need this holiday season! Need gifts for your neighbors and friends? Need to feed a crowd […]

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Hot Chocolate is sweet and creamy white chocolate with a hint of peppermint. It is best served with whipped cream and crushed peppermints. Don’t forget the candy cane!  Peppermint Hot Chocolate This peppermint hot chocolate feels just like drinking in the Christmas season. I don’t know about you but when you are chilled there […]

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Christmas Candy Apple Wreath

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Albertsons. All opinions are 100% mine. This Christmas Candy Apple Wreath is an easy holiday treat that can be made and enjoyed in a matter of minutes! We love fun homemade Christmas sweets and treats that bring the family together during the holidays. That’s […]

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Christmas Charcuterie Board

This Christmas Charcuterie Board is full of cheese, meats, and treats! It makes a great addition to any holiday gathering, large or small.  We love to serve Charcuterie Boards at all our parties. They have a little something for every guest to enjoy, and they look beautiful on a buffet spread or table. Read our […]

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25+ Christmas Dinner Ideas (with Christmas Ham Recipe)

Christmas dinner never looked or tasted so good with this succulent ham recipe and all the fixings. Try some of these new recipes with treasured classics this season! Christmas Dinner Ideas Ah Christmas, the season of family, tradition, gifts and good food. Your holidays may look or feel different this year, but you can still […]

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English Toffee

This is the best English Toffee recipe I have ever had, it’s easy and has the perfect crunch. It is so good with chopped peanuts or almonds in the center. English Toffee This is English Toffee recipe is the best! It comes out perfect every time and has just the right amount of crunch. Not […]

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Three Peppermint brownie parfaits topped with crushed peppermint

Peppermint Brownie Parfaits

Peppermint Brownie Parfaits are layers of brownie, peppermint white chocolate pudding, and fresh whipped cream. A rich, creamy, melt-in-your-mouth dessert! If you love peppermint, try our Peppermint Bark Brownies, or our Peppermint Hot Chocolate. Want more parfaits/trifles? Try our Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifle! Any of these delicious desserts will be a great addition to your Christmas […]

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Roasted Asparagus on a parchment paper lined baking sheet

The BEST Oven Roasted Asparagus

Oven Roasted Asparagus is a flavorful side dish for any meal. Topped with olive oil, garlic and cheese, they come out perfectly tender and crisp every time! The Best Oven Roasted Asparagus Oven Roasted Asparagus is the best way to prepare perfectly gorgeous green asparagus every time. It’s never soggy or mushy, just tender and […]

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A Christmas tin filled with dipped ritz cookies

Dipped Ritz Cookies

The saltiness of the Ritz Crackers and the sweetness of the chocolate is a winning combination in these dipped Ritz Cookies with caramel or peanut butter filling. When it comes to cookies, this is about the easiest recipe out there. The only baking involved is melting Rolo candies on the Ritz crackers for the caramel […]

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Christmas Breakfast Quiche

This Christmas Breakfast Quiche is filled with sausage, cranberries, and cheese. It makes a perfect Christmas morning breakfast or brunch. My mom always makes a big breakfast on Christmas morning. We love this quiche, but sometimes we switch it up. There are so many yummy breakfast recipes to choose from. Whether you like eggs, or […]

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Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake is a moist, chocolate-y cake with a fudge-y, decadent frosting. It is easy to make and it can feed a crowd the size of Texas!  This Texas Sheet Cake is one of our favorites, but there are so many other delicious cake recipes. Looking for something other than cake? Try some of […]

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Mom’s Homemade Caramels (A Christmas Tradition)

These Homemade Caramels are definitely my favorite caramel. They make your house smell amazing and they taste like Christmas to our family!   A True Christmas Tradition We have so many Christmas memories of wrapping these homemade caramels in wax paper for our neighbors. The house would smell like sweet caramel, the kitchen would be covered […]

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A stack of pancakes from scratch on a black plate with syrup pouring over them

How to Make Pancakes from Scratch

This is an easy guide that will teach you how to make pancakes from scratch. Pancakes are a delicious breakfast staple that anyone can master!  Making your own pancakes comes in handy when you are looking for something hot, but still quick for breakfast. Once you have the basics down you can add to it […]

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The BEST Christmas Cookies EVER (and How to Decorate Them)

The BEST Christmas Cookies EVER begin and end with this soft, chewy, simple sugar cookie recipe. Decorate them with royal icing and you have the perfect gift for neighbors and friends! We love these Christmas sugar cookies, but there are so many different kinds of Christmas treats and candies it’s impossible to pick a favorite! If […]

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A large bowl of pasta with Alfredo sauce, parmesan and parsley

Homemade Alfredo Sauce Recipe

This Homemade Alfredo Sauce is quick and easy to make. Full of cream cheese, butter, Parmesan, and spices, you will be licking your plate clean, even when the noodles are gone!    Homemade Alfredo Sauce: A Love Story Many years ago, my brother called me and said “Erica, I need to impress this girl, Amber. […]

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Eggnog French Toast with Gingerbread Syrup

This Eggnog French Toast with Gingerbread Syrup is my new favorite Christmas breakfast. Get a taste of Christmas in every gooey, delicious bite!   This post is sponsored by Meadow Gold® Dairy and Dairy Farmers of America Who doesn’t love a good French toast for breakfast? This eggnog French toast is perfect for the holidays! […]

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