I grew up eating my mom’s macaroni and cheese. I did develop a fondness for the blue box variety when I was in high school but once I had kids, I went back to this one. It’s easy and delicious. Leave out the onions if you have a child that doesn’t like them, like I […]
I thought this crockpot macaroni and cheese woudl be a great way to have a hot kid-friendly dish at a large party. Then I noticed hw many adults were dipping into it, too! I was skeptical the first time I made this, thinking it would get runny and watery and that the pasta would just […]
The other night I set out to make Reuben sandwiches and for that you need Russian dressing. You could buy it of course but that’s no fun! There’s lots of variations in recipes, although most have ketchup (or chili sauce), mayonnaise and horseradish. After that, you might have minced or grated onion, lemon juice, celery […]
I was looking for a simple side dish to go with the Pacific Lime Chicken Thighs I made last night and saw this zucchini salad in POLPO: A Venetian Cookbook (Of Sorts). There are lots of simple recipes in this cookbook, as well as some fancy ones for fish I’m never likely to cook (octopus […]
You can make these Harvard Beets with canned beets or roast or boiled fresh beets. My girls both like these. It’s not a strong pickling, like pickled beets. More like a sweet and sour mild flavor.