Homemade Lasagna with Meat

Creator: Me! My mother is well-known for her lasagna, and I’m lucky enough that she passed the recipe down to me. I’ve made this recipe for many friends and family and everyone seems to love it, so I’m sharing it with you! Ingredients Lasagna Noodles (I use nine full noodles) Tomato Sauce (Ragu Traditional isContinue reading “Homemade Lasagna with Meat”

Homemade (non-traditional) Wonton Soup

Creator: Me, based on Spend with Pennies and Curious Cuisiniere Wonton soup is something I can’t live without. I honestly crave Chinese takeout just so I can get a large wonton soup with extra crispy noodles. So, it got me thinking, is this something I can make at home and have whenever I want? TheContinue reading “Homemade (non-traditional) Wonton Soup”

Myron Mixon’s Mac and Cheese – 1 Bite

Restaurant: Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQLocation: Alexandria, Va.Dish: Mac and Cheese (&Three Meat Sampler) A few weeks ago, N.S. and I needed a working lunch so we stopped into Myron Mixon’s and man, it did not disappoint. We shared the three meat platter, with turkey, brisket and BBQ chicken, with mac and cheese and fries asContinue reading “Myron Mixon’s Mac and Cheese – 1 Bite”

Cruisers Grill Cheddar Fries – 3 Bites

Restaurant: Cruisers Grill Location: Jacksonville Beach, Fla. Dish: Cheddar Fries, with bacon If you ever go to Jax Beach, go to Cruisers. Get the cheddar fries. Cruisers has long been a favorite of mine. I had my first date with my high school boyfriend there, have spent many days on the patio hazy from theContinue reading “Cruisers Grill Cheddar Fries – 3 Bites”

Reexamining what’s in the blue box: America’s iconic mac & cheese – Donald Trump & Buck Showalter Edition

*Note: Originally this blog gave mac & cheese celebrity alter egos. I removed most of those from existing blogs, but a mentor of mine wrote these, and they’ve aged well, so they get to stay! Reexamining what’s in the blue box: America’s iconic mac & cheese The Kraft product, available since the Great Depression, hasContinue reading “Reexamining what’s in the blue box: America’s iconic mac & cheese – Donald Trump & Buck Showalter Edition”

Remembrance of Things Past-a: Ernest Hemingway Edition

*Note: Originally this blog gave mac & cheese celebrity alter egos. I removed most of those from existing blogs, but a mentor of mine wrote these, and they’ve aged well, so they get to stay! Remembrance of Things Past-a Guest Blog By: Sheppard Ranbom Photos By: David Kidd In one of the more famous passages inContinue reading “Remembrance of Things Past-a: Ernest Hemingway Edition”

Woodward Table’s Mac & Cheese – 3 Bites

But sadly Woodward Table is closed 😦 Restaurant: Woodward TableLocation: Washington, D.C.Dish: Mac & Cheese  This mac & cheese is where.it.is.at. First of all, this restaurant is delicious and I had the mac & cheese years ago. Luckily, when my mom was visiting she wanted to have lunch here and I got to indulge onceContinue reading “Woodward Table’s Mac & Cheese – 3 Bites”

Ted’s Bulletin Mac & Cheese – 1 Bite

Restaurant: Ted’s Bulletin Location: Washington, D.C. Dish: Macaroni & Cheese Ted’s Bulletin is always one of my recommendations when visitors come to the city. I love that place – it’s a classic diner-style (but nice) restaurant that is equal parts nostalgia and home-cooking. Often times, I don’t even order the entrees off the menu, insteadContinue reading “Ted’s Bulletin Mac & Cheese – 1 Bite”