Baked Macaroni and Cheese

I wanted to name this recipe “Humble Pie” because it contains Velveeta, a product I consider to be the bottom of the food chain, but nonetheless absolutely essential to the consistency of the macaroni and cheese. True foodies might scoff at such a plebeian ingredient, but sometimes comfort food requires …

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

This recipe is my version of the ubiquitous Asian lettuce wrap. Although I make no claims to authenticity, we like that they are easy, fresh, crunchy, and provided you use restraint with the peanut sauce, actually healthful. I will warn you that they are pretty messy and require a lot …

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(Formally) Our Favorite Brownies

Stop right here. I have a better recipe than this one. It is newly discovered and posted under February, 2009. I am leaving this post here in case you have become attached to it, but really the new recipe is better. I am posting this recipe because a friend requested …

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Apple Pecan Salad With Cinnamon Bread Croutons

This is the perfect fall salad. Scott told me that if he ordered this in a restaurant he would feel sorry for anyone who didn’t because he wouldn’t share. Next time I am going to spray the cinnamon bread cubes with cooking spray and toast them in the oven instead …

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