Pasta

A perfect vehicle for almost any flavor. A good, cheap, filling starch, or a delicate envelope for a delicious filling.

The Mac and Cheese Experiment - 1 - Classic Mac

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A few weeks ago, I had a craving for mac and cheese. But, with this blog, I needed to make it interesting. So, I decided to determine how to make the best mac and cheese.

Mac and Cheese is one of my favorite things. Cheesy-salty, gooey-delicious. I'm not sure whether it's objectively good or if the flavor so ingrained in my psyche that I am simply one with the mac. It completes me.

This week's entry in this experiment is the classic, powdered cheese mac and cheese.

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Bacon and Spinach Pasta with Parmesan

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Sometimes, I try new things. Sometimes, I listen to people describing how delicious something is and I believe them. Sometimes I put a lot of work into making something that turns out to be not really that good. Tonight was one of those times.

Spinach is not my favorite green (kale currently holds that spot). There is something... off... about the taste that reminds me of musty basements. But, every once in a while I forget this, or I decide to give it another try. In that light, this recipe isn't bad. If you like bacon and spinach, then this recipe is great!

I was intrigued by using chicken stock to make the pasta, but it was great and left a wonderful sauce. I might try this again with kale. I might also try making the bacon a bit crispier, to increase the bacon flavor.

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