Recipes

How to Carve a Turkey: Foolproof Instructions!

These helpful instructions were provided by dad of two Mike Geller, founder of Mike’s Organics in Stamford, CT.     The traditional image of The Thanksgiving Turkey being carved at the dinner table is very romantic, but it not practical, nor is it the best...

Thanksgiving Wine Guide

This post was contributed by Kate Santangelo of our Monmouth Moms site!   Are you hosting this Thanksgiving? Bringing the wine to your in-laws? Just want to have a little vino while you’re cooking? I’ve got you covered! As a former wine professional, I learned a...

Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe for Thanksgiving!

Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe for Thanksgiving!

  Kate McDermott, author of Art of the Pie, was a finalist for the prestigious James Beard award for chefs. She’s also mom to Duncan, 32, who started baking with her as a toddler. This classic pumpkin pie is a family favorite for Thanksgiving. Her secret, expert...

Bourbon Brown Butter Roasted Cauliflower

Bourbon Brown Butter Roasted Cauliflower

        Although turkey gets a lot of attention on Thanksgiving—it is nicknamed "Turkey Day" after all—we have come to realize it's all about the sides. From brown sugar-laced sweet potatoes to green beans topped with fried onions, the comfort food dishes surrounding...

Cooking with Kids: The Silver Spoon Recipe for Risotto!

Cooking with Kids: The Silver Spoon Recipe for Risotto!

  The Silver Spoon cookbook is a cult classic and The Silver Spoon for Children cookbook has also become a hit. Full of easy, healthy Italian meals that kids will love to cook and eat, it’s just been rereleased with updated recipes. This recipe for classic...

Easy Weeknight Meal: Keto Coconut Lime Chicken

Easy Weeknight Meal: Keto Coconut Lime Chicken

    We can’t think of many things more valuable than a super simple, healthy weeknight meal that our family will happily eat—a reliable and reasonable babysitter, maybe? This One-Pan Coconut Lime Chicken from Keto Your Way, a new cookbook from Keto Made...

Mom Hack: Make Frozen Cookie Dough from Your Halloween Candy!

Mom Hack: Make Frozen Cookie Dough from Your Halloween Candy!

  Now that Halloween is a few weeks past its due date, you’re probably ready to get your kids’ candy out of the house. There are lots of good places to donate, from shelters to dentists’ offices to the military, but we stumbled upon this smart idea from The Baker...

Quick and Easy Game Day Jambalaya

Quick and Easy Game Day Jambalaya

  My family loves football, and traditionally we get together as often as we can to hang out, watch football, and, of course, EAT. We all love chili, so previously we'd been making multiple variations of chili each week, but we decided it was time for something...

Kristin Cavallari’s Bison Strip Steak & Veggie Kebab Recipe!

Kristin Cavallari’s Bison Strip Steak & Veggie Kebab Recipe!

  Kristin Cavallari might be best known for her fiery reality TV persona or her various successes as a businesswomen (we’re still obsessed with her new kids’ line, Little James, as well as Uncommon James—read more here).But she’s also an accomplished cookbook...

Easy and Delicious Pancakes!

Easy and Delicious Pancakes!

  What’s better than homemade pancakes on a fall weekend? This easy recipe, a family favorite of Megan Sullivan, co-founder of The Local Moms Network, can be customized with nutritious mix-ins (suggested below) and use just a few ingredients you probably already...

Chicken Dijon Apple Skillet Chicken from Domestikatedlife

Chicken Dijon Apple Skillet Chicken from Domestikatedlife

   We’re always looking for easy weeknight meals, and it’s a bonus if they incorporate our favorite seasonal ingredients. So we were thrilled when The Local Moms Contributor Kate Bowler of Domestikatedlife shared this quick recipe that pairs chicken with apple....

Pumpkin Turkey Chili from Domestikatedlife!

Pumpkin Turkey Chili from Domestikatedlife!

This story was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Kate Bowler of Domestikatedlife.    PUMPKIN TURKEY CHILI INGREDIENTSOlive Oil1 Large Yellow Onion, Diced2 Cloves Of Garlic, Minced1 Lb. Of Ground Turkey1 Packet Of Chili Seasoning2 Tsp. Of Paprika2 Tbsp. Of...

Autumn Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

Autumn Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

 This Autumn Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup combines classic fall ingredients in a savory and sweet, healthy meal. Former chef and mom of two, Jennifer Segal, is the blogger behind Once Upon A Chef and author of a book, also called Once Upon a Chef, full of...

Easy Dinner Hack: Sheet-Pan Recipes

Easy Dinner Hack: Sheet-Pan Recipes

  This story is adapted from Fannetastic Food’s guide to Sheet Pan Dinners.  Sheet pan dinner recipes are a busy parent’s best friend. Aside from ordering in or heating up a frozen meal (and we’re not knocking those pinch-hitting strategies!), it’s the...

Easy After-School Snack Ideas!

Easy After-School Snack Ideas!

 Megan Sullivan, co-founder of The Local Moms Network recently returned to Fox61 to share her family's favorite easy snacks. Here are two they love:  Homemade Party Mixes “These are perfect for bringing in the car, throughout the house, etc. My kids are...

Rosh Hashanah: An Easy Kugel Recipe

Rosh Hashanah: An Easy Kugel Recipe

Leah Koenig is a food writer for magazines (The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,Food52, Epicurious,Departures) and the author of 6 cookbooks, including The Jewish Cookbook - a collection of more than 400 Jewish recipes from around the globe, published by...

Vegan & Gluten-Free Berry Basil Rhubarb Crisp

Vegan & Gluten-Free Berry Basil Rhubarb Crisp

 If you loved the recent basil recipe roundup from Megan Sullivan of The Local Moms Network, here is one more for your list—this time paired with another favorite summer garden/farmer’s market ingredient, rhubarb! Not only is this crisp a delicious...

Summer Snacks from Scouted!

Summer Snacks from Scouted!

This content was provided by Shilpa Rosenberry, founder of Scouted and a regular contributor for The Local Moms Network. Scouted is a New Canaan, CT-based social network designed to cut through the clutter on grocery store shelves. Basically, Shilpa’s site...

Easy Breakfast Idea: Red, White & Blue Overnight Oats!

Easy Breakfast Idea: Red, White & Blue Overnight Oats!

This recipe originally appeared on Kath Eats.      Looking for an easy, healthy and kid-friendly breakfast recipe for the summer? Try this fruit-filled, colorful spin on the overnight oats trend!   Patriotic Overnight Oats Prep Time 10 minutes...

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