Bookmarked This Week: Kitchen Stuff

I’m not sure what your family is like, but my family is full of people who really like lists. And planning. So each year, not long after the first chill hits the air (even if the temps bump back up into the 70s for a couple of weeks… ahem, 2015, I’m looking at you), somebody […]

Mark Your Calendars: Mac & Cheese Takedown

You know I can’t dance around a casserole for too long before succumbing to autumn chills and several pounds of cheese. Standing around at last year’s Chi-Town Mac & Cheese Cook Off, scraping the last bits of cheesy goodness out of a Dixie cup and waiting for the final results, a buddy of mine who […]

Bookmarked this Week: Condiments!

Check it out!  A new roundup of stuff we’re into.  Because I’m on the old side of the so-called Millennial generation, I’m not so cool as the kids today and up until very recently, had completely missed Facebook’s feature where you can save links to read for later. I KNOW:  there are entire apps that make this […]

Mac & cheese: a treatise

Growing up, the only mac & cheese we really ever ate was from the blue box.  There was lots of pasta, of course, and that was important stuff.  I learned about different sauces, meat components, herbs, cheeses, you get it.  I know my way around a marinara, bolognese, carbonara, vodka sauce; pancetta, meatballs, necks & […]

5 Things: Man Cave Edition

After threatening me with grilled meats and other game day delicacies in the comments of our inaugural 5 Things We Plan to Make Soon post, I double-dog-dared my husband to come up with his own 5 Things list.  As you can see, he does not back down from a challenge.  As long as it involves chili. […]

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