Bahama Breeze

Bahama Breeze in Schaumburg, IL is known for their Caribbean inspired food and handcrafted tropical cocktails.  The parking is on-site but small compared to how big the restaurant is.  Customers may have a difficult time to find parking but will have the option to use strip mall parking nearby.  Walking in, we were greeted immediately. …

Chama Gaucha Steakhouse

This week we decided to go a different route and try a Brazilian style steakhouse in Downers Grove, IL. Upon pulling up to the parking lot on a Thursday night, the first thing apparent was how PACKED it was.  Most patrons utilized the valet parking service the restaurant offered, but we decided to wait for…

Bacowka Restaurant

Looking for a traditional authentic Polish cuisine or a new restaurant to try different from the norm? Bacowka Restaurant in Roselle, IL could be what you’re looking for.  It is located in a large strip mall with ample parking.  Inside the restaurant, it did take a few minutes before a staff member spotted us.  The…

Naxos Greek Island Restaurant

This week we decided to review Naxos A Greek Island Restaurant in Itasca, IL. Greek cuisine tends to be lighter in fare and more savory than spicy. Greek cousines are known for their wheat , olive oil and wine. Entering the restaurant, we noticed the atomosphere to be bright and welcoming. A traditional Greek atmosphere…

Hot Pot Delight

As customers are slowly allowed back inside restaurants and bars due to the restrictions of COVID, Hot Pot Delight in Roselle, IL was the first restaurant we decided to review.  Hot Pot is a type of Chinese cuisine which involves preparing a bowl of boiling hot stock in the middle of a communal table and…

Reindeer Turds

Preparation: 20 minutes Ingredients: 6 oz. chocolate chips 6 oz. butterscotch chips 1 cup salted peanuts 2 cups chow mien noodles Preparation: In a microwave-safe bowl (or use a double boiler on the stove) melt the chocolate and butterscotch chips. Mix in the peanuts and chow mien noodles and stir until evenly coated. scoop the…

Puppy Chow

Preparation: 20 minutes Ingredients: 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup peanuts 6 cups Crispix or Chex cereal 1 cup powdered sugar Preparation: In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips on high for 1 minute. stir in peanut butter and peanuts until well blended together. gently stir in cereal…

Hash Pie

Preparation: 5 minutes Ingredients: Cook time: 20 minutes 2 cans Corned Beef Hash 1 egg Preparation: Put both cans of has and the egg into a medium sized bowl – mix well press has mixture into a 9″ pie tin until evenly dispersed bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes

Ooey Gooey Mac N Cheese

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 pound of elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons and 1 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon powdered mustard 3 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 large egg 12 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 teaspoon salt 1 bay leaf 1 cup bread crumbs chopped onion to…

Baked Spaghetti

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef or Italian sausage (or whatever ground meat you wish) 1 jar of your preferred spaghetti sauce onion to taste 1 box spaghetti noodles 16 oz shredded mozzarella cheese Preparation: cook the spaghetti in a large pot of boiling water. while the spaghetti…