Pasta

Bacon Mac and Cheese (I cheated, shhhh, don’t tell)

bacon macaroni and cheese

BACON MAC

So, for this recipe I am going to admit right off the bat that I cheated. AND didn’t really measure anything. But, I don’t feel bad because measuring bacon and cheese is stupid anyway. Right? The more the merrier. Here’s my cheat, I started with a box of Annie’s Shells with White Cheddar mac and cheese. I was looking to make a quick savory dinner and bacon and cheese sounded pretty savory. (more…)

Pad Thai Noodles

Pad Thai Noodles

Sorry the picture sucks… I couldn’t wait to eat it!

There is an amazing restaurant in my hometown called Pad Thai. Believe it or not, their pad thai noodle dish is absolutely TO DIE FOR.  I am not really sure why I haven’t just asked them for their recipe yet, next time I go I certainly will. For now, my never ending quest is to duplicate the delicious flavors in their signature dish. I am pretty sure if I am ever on death row, I would request Pad Thai pad thai noodles. They are that good. I promise. Anyway, here was my most recent attempt, which turned our relatively decent, and I actually pretty much followed the recipe as is!

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Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac

Smoked Gouda Mac

My first experience with smoke gouda mac and cheese was at an incredible local restaurant. After eating it while there with my family, my mom found a similar recipe to recreate it. So now, my mom makes this recipe all the time and it is one of my absolute favorites. So, you should make it. YUM. (more…)