family food around the clock

family food around the clock

ordinary family life with extraodinary food

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Creamy Pureed Spinach Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Pureed Spinach Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Pureed Spinach Butternut Squash Soup, hits the spot for any tummy is this cold weather. Hello all you foodies and Happy 2019! We are back to our usual routines. The holidays were overwhelming this year. It was our daughter’s first Christmas and her first […]

Recipe Roundup Best Dishes for a Festive Feast

Happy New Years to all you amazing readers. We were able to roundup a few of your favorite dishes for a festive feast. Looking back in the year 2018, we have an idea of what your were cooking in your kitchen inspired by our own […]

Chicken Noodle Vegetable Soup

Chicken Noodle Vegetable Soup

Chicken Noodle Vegetable Soup is as easy as it gets! The reason to make this soup, is to start from scratch. You want to literally boil the chicken and then use its broth to make the most delicious chicken soup. Whatever vegetable you add to […]

Au Gratin Potatoes Spring Beans and Chicken

Au Gratin Potatoes Spring Beans and Chicken

Au Gratin Potatoes is one more family favourite dish in our home! It is simple and easy to put together and you can eat it as a side dish or in this case add some fresh spring beans and leftover shredded chicken to the potatoes.  […]

Creamy Pureed Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Pureed Butternut Squash Soup

It is the season to want to enjoy a warm bowl of soup, once in a while or I would suggest everyday! On the menu for today, we have Creamy Pureed Butternut Squash Soup. It is simply an enjoyable smooth puree. I must say, coming […]

Braised Green Peas with Poached Eggs (Ervilhas com ovos escalfados)

Braised Green Peas with Poached Eggs (Ervilhas com ovos escalfados)

Braised Green Peas with Poached Eggs is a beautiful bright dish to serve at home for family and friends. It is truly a hearty, comfort food that is perfect for any day of the week! It is based on a traditional Portuguese dish called “Ervilhas […]

Chicken Noodle Broth Soup

Chicken Noodle Broth Soup

This week is all about chicken, we all feel under the weather, so the best soup would be our homemade “canja de galinha”. In English, we call it Chicken Noodle Broth Soup.  This is a traditional Portuguese dish that we always make when someone at […]

Low fat Creamy Chicken Casserole

Low fat Creamy Chicken Casserole

Low Fat Creamy Chicken Casserole was a hit this week in the kitchen. In our family we enjoy eating chicken. It’s a dish that we have every week. We love eating chicken wings baked in the Air Fryer. Warm Chicken soup with noodles and herbs. […]

Buttery Creamy Herb Mash Potatoes

Buttery Creamy Herb Mash Potatoes

Mash potatoes is always a delight especially with a crunch. Healthy Buttery Creamy Herb mash potatoes with celery is a success in our home. One of my son’s favorite dish is mash potatoes. At a young age, when I would boil him simple potatoes, he […]

Best Spaghetti and lean ground beef

Best Spaghetti and lean ground beef

This is the Best Spaghetti and lean ground beef recipe. Why buy lean ground beef, if you can make it at home using a food processor. Knowing what is in my ground beef is reassuring.  In less than 30 minutes you have homemade ground beef […]