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.

Skillet Lasagna

A great lasagna with half the work and only one pot.  Shared by Jennifer's colleague Andrea Cullen, we have found this recipe to be quick and tasty!  Serves 5 hungry people.

1 lb ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
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A great lasagna with half the work and only one pot.  Shared by Jennifer's colleague Andrea Cullen, we have found this recipe to be quick and tasty!  Serves 5 hungry people.

1 lb ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
¼ tsp red pepper flakes
8 curly-edged lasagna noodles, broken into fork-sized pieces (regular, not 'no cook')
26 oz jar marinara spaghetti sauce (or 3 cups home-made)
2 cups hot water (add more as required during cooking)
2 cups fresh spinach, coarsely chopped 

½ cup shredded mozzarella
¼ cup Parmesan
¾ cup ricotta (or substitute with cream cheese)
fresh basil, salt & pepper

Cook hamburger in a large skillet over high heat 3-5 minutes.  Break into small pieces and drain off fat.   Stir in chopped onion, cook for 2-3 minutes then add garlic, red pepper flakes and salt.  Sprinkle broken noodles into skillet.  Pour marinara sauce and hot water over top.  Cover and cook, stirring often.  Adjust heat to maintain a vigorous simmer until noodles are tender, about 20 - 30 minutes.  Stir in spinach, cooking until wilted (3 minutes or so) .

Turn off heat, stir in half of the mozzarella and Parmesan.  Dot heaping tablespoons of ricotta over noodle mixture.  Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.  Cover and let stand 3-5 minutes.  Sprinkle with basil and serve.


A great lasagna with half the work and only one pot.  Shared by Jennifer's colleague Andrea Cullen, we have found this recipe to be quick and tasty!  Serves 5 hungry people.

1 lb ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
¼ tsp red pepper flakes
8 curly-edged lasagna noodles, broken into fork-sized pieces (regular, not 'no cook')
26 oz jar marinara spaghetti sauce (or 3 cups home-made)
2 cups hot water (add more as required during cooking)
2 cups fresh spinach, coarsely chopped 

½ cup shredded mozzarella
¼ cup Parmesan
¾ cup ricotta (or substitute with cream cheese)
fresh basil, salt & pepper

Cook hamburger in a large skillet over high heat 3-5 minutes.  Break into small pieces and drain off fat.   Stir in chopped onion, cook for 2-3 minutes then add garlic, red pepper flakes and salt.  Sprinkle broken noodles into skillet.  Pour marinara sauce and hot water over top.  Cover and cook, stirring often.  Adjust heat to maintain a vigorous simmer until noodles are tender, about 20 - 30 minutes.  Stir in spinach, cooking until wilted (3 minutes or so) .

Turn off heat, stir in half of the mozzarella and Parmesan.  Dot heaping tablespoons of ricotta over noodle mixture.  Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.  Cover and let stand 3-5 minutes.  Sprinkle with basil and serve.



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