Holiday Green Bean & Radicchio Salad I take my holiday menu planning very seriously. Although I always take my family’s requests into consideration, I like to add at least one new dish each year to our holiday table. This year I tested a few different side dishes but ended upRead More →

Holiday Dried Fruit & Oat Bread I have baked more bread in the last six months than I have in the prior six decades. The Pandemic sent many of us into our kitchens, and I took that time to perfect my bread baking. I baked so many loaves of sourdoughRead More →

Chicken Cacciatore Chicken Cacciatore is one of those recipes that we always thoroughly enjoy but just do not make often enough. I love chicken no matter how it is prepared, and my husband loves polenta so when I prepare this dish I always serve it on creamy polenta for him.Read More →

Peperonata I was out for brunch with my family recently, and we stopped off at a local grocery store on our way home. All I needed were oranges and lemons, but of course, I ended up with four bags full of groceries! There was a great sale on produce, andRead More →

Four Cheese Pasta Bake With Sausage This is a recipe that I have made for years, often to use up leftover cheese and pasta. It is a great dish to use up those small amounts of dried pasta leftovers sitting in your pantry, or leftover chunks of cheese in theRead More →

Roasted Beet Salad with Burrata Restaurants here in Michigan are presently closed for indoor dining, and it is too cold for outdoor dining, so they are limited to take away only. It has been a tough year for restaurants, but one of our favorite restaurants, SheWolf in Detroit, was namedRead More →

Slow Cooked Hearty Pork Stew I’ve been sharing recipes on Italian Food Forever for almost twenty years now. I do sort through all of my hundreds of recipes, drop some, and update others when I complete a blog redo. There are some older recipes however, that I need to retestRead More →

Fig & Walnut Sourdough Bread I was one of the many that became obsessed with sourdough during the quarantine. I’ve dabbled with sourdough in the past, but really never put in the effort needed to make a truly good loaf of sourdough bread. After a LOT of trial and error,Read More →

Top 2020 IFF Recipes Thankfully 2020 is finally behind us with all of its challenges that we have all had to face. The one positive aspect of the past year was that by being forced to stay home more, I spent a lot more time in the kitchen developing recipes,Read More →