Some things never change: The kids are hungry and it’s time for dinner to be on the table. And, over the course of a year, the family discovers its favorite dishes (definitely helpful for the cook!). Here are some of my family’s favorites from the Healthy Family column last year. For all of last year’s recipes, see

Meredith Deeds of Edina is the author of “Everyday to Entertaining” and “The Big Book of Appetizers.” Reach her at Follow her on Twitter @meredithdeeds.