5 Recipes Your Whole Family Will Love

Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired March 10, 2015

by Lisa Lozano

Don’t know what to make for dinner tonight? Dreading the family’s reaction if they’re not into it? It can be hard to plan meals for a family that includes many different ages, tastes and preferences. But we guarantee, the below recipes are just about as close to a sure thing as you can get!


1. Sweetie Pie's Mac 'n Cheese

From kiddos to grownups, who doesn't love mac 'n cheese? And this recipe is one to write home about. The stars of OWN's Welcome to Sweetie Pie's are visiting Rach and sharing their family recipe. Trust us when we say, it's a winner!

2. Hudson's Favorite Potato Salad

This potato salad recipe is Curtis Stone's favorite dish ever! The recipe, taught to him by a German friend, features pickles, capers, shallots and chicken stock, and is best served warm. This is a comfort food your whole family will chow down.

3. Carbonara with Asparagus and Peas

This carbonara is full of creamy, cheesy, pancetta-y deliciousness, but also gets the kids to eat their veggies! Win for everyone!

4. Curtis Stone’s Wedding Carrot Cupcakes

This is actually the carrot cake recipe that Curtis Stone used to make his wedding cake! It's his wife Lindsay's favorite dessert and couldn't be simpler to make.

5. Hudson's Good Morning Juice

And finally, we've got a really fun breakfast juice from Curtis Stone that will make it easy to get your kids to drink their vitamins in the morning! It's so delicious, and the playful green color will make it even easier to convince your kids to drink.

Tell us in the comments -- what family recipe is always a hit in your house?

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