family food around the clock

family food around the clock

ordinary family life with extraodinary food

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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 […]

Savory Cornbread Egg Muffin

Savory Cornbread Egg Muffin

Healthy family favorite recipe that goes way back is our Savory Cornbread Egg Muffin. When I was young I would fly overseas to Portugal to spend my summers there. One of the things that I remember was my grandmother making Cornbread. The smell of fresh […]

2 Perfect Ways to eat Pizza Tonight

2 Perfect Ways to eat Pizza Tonight

Happy Friday! Treat yourself and your family with an amazing Pizza! Here are 2 perfect ways to eat pizza tonight. Make it official, make every Friday a Pizza Night. Don’t make any ordinary pizza, be creative. Tonight we are making corn, green olive and Tuna Thin Crush […]

Classic Family Favorite Fish Stew

Classic Family Favorite Fish Stew

Today we are having our Classic Family Favorite Fish Stew. I enjoy preparing this dish because it’s quick and easy and it’s a dish that my family loves to eat! The aroma and smell of this dish is delicious. So you know that the seasoning […]

Best Chocolate Raspberry Meringue Layer Cake

Best Chocolate Raspberry Meringue Layer Cake

If you don’t know what to do with your egg whites, I hope this Chocolate Raspberry Meringue Layer Cake recipe can be an inspiration to you! It was an amazing experience making this cake because we didn’t know if it would hold in one piece. […]

Low Fat Creamy Green Bean Casserole

Low Fat Creamy Green Bean Casserole

Best easy recipe for any side dish would be this amazing and delicious Low Fat Creamy Green Bean Casserole. It’s a classic family favorite and it’s truly healthy. We couldn’t be happier with this dish. In our family cooking we eat a lot of veggies, […]