For those of us who prefer family holidays spent solo (or duo) snuggled up watching the storms roll in at the beach, I bring you this not made for kids, scaled down serving size, tangy, beery, deliciously creamy, mac (or penne as the case may be) and cheese. Made with sharp cheddar cheese, labneh (see […]
An Ode to the Box You know what I [email protected]#ing hate? I hate food headlines that say things like “Never make such and such (insert that thing you crave when you are sad or tired) from a box again!” I hate them because it implies that if you use the box you’ve failed. And there are […]
Bite sized bits of tangy blue cheese and pasta served with a subtly spicy classic Buffalo dipping sauce. These addictive little bites will be what I bring to the potluck this year. I hear there is a football game this weekend. Football and snacks are intrinsically connected- this could be a scathing commentary on the […]
Sigh. It’s going to be a long hot summer here in the Pacific Northwest. Still June and the forecast is above ninety for the next week. The lawn is already august brown and I look forward to doing laundry because it takes me down into the deliciously cool basement. The kitchen, normally a spot of […]
The Pillsbury Bake Off deadline for submissions is approaching and my brain is jumbled with ingredients haikus: limited ingredients, limited time, and an unexpected twist at the end. Buttermilk Biscuits and an item from list B Million dollar wow Last night I was standing outside watching the moon blur and sharpen with the passing clouds, […]
What is it about Macaroni and Cheese? It’s my happy food. My all better now snack. My I can’t decided what to make for dinner dinner. I even like the vegan variety which, in truth, tastes nothing at all like mac and cheese but is still comforting just in its similarity.
Homemade Sun Dried Tomato Pasta Dough Ready to Rest Confession: I use machines to make my pasta. I tried the pile with the hole and slowly incorporating etc, etc. but it just never seemed to work out for me. Sure, I got pasta in the end but it took forever and I was always […]