One Pot Vegetable Macaroni and Cheese

vegetable macaroni and cheese

Just when I think I can't possibly come up with another way to slice and dice macaroni and cheese (and please, take a look at my related posts at the bottom of this post to see what I mean!), I somehow manage to come up with another way.  My brother recently asked me if I had to pick a last meal what it would be, and after much thought I have picked...macaroni and cheese.  (Side note: We get along just fine, andI am almost certain this was general curiosity and I have nothing to be worried about. ;-) )  Which maybe explains all my varieties of it, and this one has two great things going for it.  Lots of colorful veggies, and the whole thing cooks all together in one pot all at the same time.  If that is mac and cheese heaven, I don't know what is! Read More & Get the Recipe

Taco Pasta!

taco pasta

I do love a good taco.  I do not like the crunchy shells that shatter on first bite though.  I like the taste of's the shattering part that gets me.  And yes, I know I can eat tacos with soft tortillas, but recently it occurred to me that good old everyday pasta would make an excellent stand-in for the taco shell...AND I would be able to eat it with a spoon.  Somehow, things taste just a little bit better when a spoon is involved.  Which is the convoluted way that my recipe for taco pasta was born! Read More & Get the Recipe

Cheeseburger Macaroni and Cheese


Oh, so much to say about cheeseburger macaroni and cheese!  Starting with the fact that it's my new favorite in my ever-growing macaroni and cheese repertoire.  As far as I am concerned, there will never be enough macaroni and cheese variations in the world, and I owe it to society to keep expanding the macaroni and cheese possibilities.  And since the words "cheeseburger" and "macaroni and cheese" just seem to go together so well, I'm not sure what took me so long with this one.  But better late then never, so here we go! Read More & Get the Recipe

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese


Macaroni and cheese!  From macaroni and cheese cupcakes to macaroni and cheese soup to macaroni and cheese pizza, there's pretty much nothing I won't do or try when it comes to one of my favorite suppers.  And so it was pretty much only a matter of time before my trusty slow cooker got in on the game.  What would happen, I wondered, if I tried tossing all the usual macaroni and cheese ingredients together in the slow cooker, walking away for a few hours and coming back? Read More & Get the Recipe

Grilled Macaroni and Cheese Sandwiches


I have a good excuse for this one.  The Southern Daughter and her merry band of friends have just left to go back to college, taking all their noisiness and messiness with them and the house is quiet.  TOO quiet. They are a super-charged ray of sunshine when they are here, and when they first burst through the door I am so incredibly delighted to see them I will say yes to just about anything they ask me for.  And this time?  They asked if I would be able to figure out how to make them grilled macaroni and cheese sandwiches. Read More & Get the Recipe

Macaroni and Cheese Pizza


I finally did it.  I've been thinking about it, dreaming about it, hinting around about it, flirting with it, and now I've finally taken the plunge.  Yep, macaroni and cheese cupcakes and macaroni and cheese soup and plain old macaroni and cheese just weren't enough....I had to go and make macaroni and cheese pizza. Read More & Get the Recipe