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Strawberry-Rhubarb Shortbread Bars

I am lucky enough to live in a place where there are beautiful artisan grocery and specialty food stores near me. One of my favorite places that sells homemade jams, breads, and scones is Rare Bird Preserves in Oak Park, IL. I am also fortunate enough that one of their employees is my best friend […]

Chocolate Cheesecake Stuffed Banana Bread

Bananas should be dubbed “the Food of the Quarantine.” Hasn’t anyone noticed the amount of banana bread recipes online has gone up exponentially? And why not? They have a built in protection system, giving them an impressive shelf life. And they’re delicious! Since many of us are avoiding going to the grocery store so often, […]

Tuscan Tortellini Soup

If you come from and Italian-American family, you may be familiar with Tuscan Bean Soup. It is a hearty, creamy soup full of vegetables, sometimes meat, and most importantly, cannellini beans. This soup is filling and rich, and is delicious with a hunk of crusty bread on the side. This soup is a dinner soup, […]