Cheese is the best way to consume dairy. Versatile and complex, cheese is
my favorite food.
I'm a big fan of Pasta Carbonara, which a friend of mine affectionately refers
to as "Breakfast Spaghetti". Raw egg is added to just-cooked spaghetti. The heat
from the spaghetti cooks the egg into a nice coating. Add parmesan cheese, Italian
sausage, and proscuitto (or bacon in a pinch) and you've got Carbonara!
Lacking the necessary Italian sausage, I decided to try something a bit
different. Instead of scrambling the egg, I fried it over-easy with salt,
pepper, and Italian seasoning. I cooked the bacon crispy, rather than my usual
chewy, and topped it with the cheese.
Continue reading Breakfast Spaghetti...
I've been working on my meats. Meat is generally not the forefront of the
dishes I make, both from its cost and my current lack of skill when cooking it.
But, since I've been reading more cookbooks as of late, I've been learning
techniques for better meat.
Since I promised an alfredo sauce, I decided to try out a chicken and broccoli
Continue reading Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo...
NOTE: This recipe has been superceded by version 2 of the cheddar cheese
The mac and cheese experiment started with the classic mac and
there, I went on to the deluxe
Finally, I tried some pre-made sauce, and refamiliarized myself with
For this final installment, a cheddar cheese sauce, from scratch.
Continue reading Cheddar Cheese Sauce...
The great Mac and Cheese Experiment continues. It started with the classic mac
and continued last week with the deluxe
week's installment is about some pre-made sauces I decided to try. Next week
will be the final week, where I make my own cheese sauce.
Continue reading The Mac and Cheese Experiment - 3 - Pre-made Sauces...
Continuing on from Part 1 of The Mac and Cheese
this week I tried the more expensive, deluxe boxes of Mac and Cheese. These
boxes have a pre-made cheese sauce, as opposed to the orange cheese powder.
Continue reading The Mac and Cheese Experiment - 2 - Deluxe Mac...