Recipes Macaroni and Cheese

Traditional Baked Macaroni & Cheese: One of my kids favorites and I’m sure it will be the same for you and your families. 3 c milk2 oz Parmigiano – grated1 tbsp shortening5 strips bacon3 tbsp butter3 tbsp flour2 tsp ground mustard2 squirts Worcestershire sauce3 squirts …

Recipes Grits

Shrimp & Grits In 1976, South Carolina declared grits the official state food. This recipe for Shrimp and Grits will certainly explain why! 4 cups water or chicken broth – I prefer the brothSalt and pepper1 cup stone-ground grits – no instant grits allowed here3 …

Fast Food Chain Reviews Mcdonalds

McDonald’s is one of, if not the, largest fast food burger chain in the world. Millions, if not billions, have been served inexpensive French fries and cheeseburgers. Millions of children have ordered Happy Meals and have gotten some “cool” new toys, too. Even though I …

Easy Recipes for Kids

Chex Muddy BuddiesMy grandmother called them “Puppy Chow”, but whatever you choose to call it. They are simply delicious (and addictive), they are a real hit at our house and are simple to make. 9 cups Chex cereal (any variety)1 cup semisweet chocolate chips1/2 cup …

Recipes Cheesy Grits Casserole

Jalapeno Cheese Grits Casserole If you love grits and spicy food this is the side dish for you. 2 cups quick-cooking grits 2 1/2 cups extra-sharp cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 cup butter 1 tablespoon hot sauce – I use Texas Pete or Tabasco3 large eggs, …

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate ganache – it is all about flavor. The method is simple; the ingredients are few: Basically chocolate, cream, and sometimes butter. * Only the finest chocolate, selected to your taste; the richest cream; and the sweetest butter will do. * Warmed to 90-degrees, ganache …

Simple Ideas for Supper

If you have time to spend 10 minutes at the market on the way home, you can make a quick and satisfying dinner almost instantly when you get home. I live right beside a Whole Foods market so I usually pick up ingredients there. A …

Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice, Thai style (Kao Paht Gai) Thai cuisine remains a favorite for most Americans. It is not necessary to go to a Thai restaurant to have a nice spicy plate of Thai fried rice. This dish can be easily prepared at home with …