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, […]

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 […]