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, […]

Thanksgiving Sides – Corn Pudding

My husband and I went to my best friend’s family party recently. On the buffet table, there was the most beautiful casserole-looking dish. It was golden yellow and fluffy, unlike anything I had ever seen before.  The dish was dubbed Corn Pudding, and it was not something I had ever heard of before. Upon further […]

Bean and Bacon Soup

It is -20 degrees out here in the Chicago Suburbs. In order to stay warm, I made my husband and I a delicious, stick-to-your-ribs type of soup for dinner last night. We ate it in front of the fire as we watched frost collect around the door frame leading to our patio. Since we have […]

Strawberry Raspberry Crumble

Ta-da! This dessert has been my go-to for this Thanksgiving season.   Between my husband and I, we have three Thanksgiving events to attend each year. My in-laws are divorced, so we have two parties to attend on my husband’s side. To add to that, we also have my parents’ Thanksgiving celebration to attend. I’ve doubled […]