A zesty marinade of olive oil and red wine vinegar soaks into chopped tomatoes, minced garlic, morsels of pungent brie cheese and basil. Toss with hot fettuccini and dust with grated Parmesan cheese for a delightfully different, creamy dish.
How could something so tiny be so good. But the peas in this layered salad have a bit of help. There's also crumbled bacon, Romaine lettuce, Cheddar cheese, sliced hard-boiled eggs, and a sweetened mayonnaise sauce. Chill and serve to eight.
Banana bread is one of those things people rarely make on purpose, only when those last three bananas are almost black. This scrumptious banana walnut loaf, spiked with dark chocolate chips, is so good you'll want to make it well before the bananas get to that condition.