Modified Macaroni & Cheese: 4 Ways

Modified Macaroni & Cheese: 4 Ways

Reading Time: 4 min  For some reason, we feel the need to improve upon perfection. Homemade Macaroni & Cheese is basically the perfect comfort food. It has pasta, melted cheese, salt, and it’s ready in less than 20 minutes. But for some reason, people try to ruin it […]

The Cheapest One Pot Macaroni & Cheese

The Cheapest One Pot Macaroni & Cheese

Reading Time: 3 min  The first year we were married, Chris and I lived in a 300 square-foot converted shed in someone’s backyard. Don’t worry, we had their permission. It had drywall, a bathroom – even two windows. It kinda had a kitchen. There was a fridge the size […]

Easy Marinara Sauce

Easy Marinara Sauce

Reading Time: 4 min  I grew up on cheap canned pasta sauce. Not jarred – canned – and I’m not complaining. Jarred doesn’t taste right. Canned was delicious. Spaghetti was a weekly meal at my house. I would say it’s because we’re Italian, but the truth is it […]

Simple Broccoli & Parmesan Noodles

Simple Broccoli & Parmesan Noodles

Reading Time: 3 min    I grew up with this dish. When my friend’s mom first served it, I was extremely reluctant to eat so much broccoli. However, her kids tucked in enthusiastically. Surely I could trust them – even if they also thought Red Delicious Apples were the bomb*. They were right. […]

The Only All-Purpose Seasoning I Use

The Only All-Purpose Seasoning I Use

Reading Time: 2 min  I’m not big on making my own seasoning. However, it’s cheaper and often better for you – no mysterious ingredients or “fillers“. So I have a few herbs and spices in my cupboard, and I make a few easy spice blends. One of my favorites is […]