Tag: Food

8 is Enough Questions for Father Leo Patalinghug

Father Leo Patalinghug is a Catholic priest who is also an internationally known chef, author, speaker, martial artist, breakdancer, and leader of the Grace Before Meals movement. Father Leo joined us for a special audio #8isEnoughQuestions interview as part of our Farm to Family Food Chain series with farmers, chefs, retailers, and more.

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Italian Meatballs!

Our Italian Meatballs recipe evolved from an old family recipe and is now one of our family’s favorites. It’s really easy, tastes great, and all the kids love to help make them. So try it for yourself and let us know what you think!

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8 is Enough Questions for Chef Fabio Viviani

Born in Florence, Italy Chef Fabio Viviani is everywhere! An award winning chef with multiple restaurants in Southern California and Chicago, best-selling cookbooks (e.g. Fabio’s Italian Kitchen), his own wines, a digital magazine for entrepreneurs, Chef Viviani is probably best known for the charismatic passion he brings to television.

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Our Ten Favorite Coffee Spots in the U.S.

I love coffee. Especially a great coffee with milk, sugar, and maybe chocolate? Vanilla? Caramel? Chai? Mmmmm. Full Van Fun is about farm to family food, music, and destinations parents and children can both enjoy, and for us, the whole family enjoys when I have coffee. These are our 10 Favorite Coffee Spots from more than 20,000 miles of roadtrips around the U.S. and Canada over the last few years.

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8 is Enough Questions for Jesse Straight of Whiffletree Farm

When it comes time to get our Thanksgiving turkey, one of our favorite local sources is Whiffletree Farm. This Thanksgiving, we wanted to feature an #8isEnoughQuestions interview with a key person in the Farm to Family Food Chain – a farmer, like so many others, who work hard everyday so that we can enjoy our Thanksgiving turkey.

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Five Tips for Bringing Farm to Family Home

What is Farm to Family Food? Eat better, together. The idea is straightforward, make what you eat, know where it came from, and involve the whole family. Farm to Family Food doesn’t have to be exclusive, “artisinal”, or perfect. Here are five tips for bringing Farm to Family home this Thanksgiving and all year long!

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Top 10 Chocolate Destinations

There are few things both parents and children can enjoy more than CHOCOLATE! These are our Top 10 Chocolate Destinations from more than 20,000 miles of roadtrips around the U.S. and Canada over the last few years.

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Cheesy Herb Green Onion Potatoes

We love potatoes. Baked, mashed, fried, roasted, scalloped, boiled, you name it. This recipe is one of our favorite ways to prepare potatoes. We combine the freshness of green onions and Herbes de Provence with the comfort of cheese and the heartiness of potatoes to create a delicious side dish for any meal.

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Sally Lunn & Twisted Cinnamon

We love bread and this recipe for Sally Lunn bread is our favorite! This simple recipe makes four incredible, either Traditional or Twisted Cinnamon, Sally Lunn loaves per batch.

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