Pasta, Rice, and Grains

Broccoli and Bacon Mac & Cheese

Broccoli and Bacon Macaroni & Cheese

Plenty of people are passionate about food – good food – and perhaps none more so than the people out there who read and comment on food blogs. And that’s where we got dinner tonight. On the post about National Pasta Month, reader Anna mentioned her friend’s “desperation” macaroni & cheese. Broccoli & bacon + [...]

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Stove Top Macaroni & Cheese

Did you know such a thing existed? It does! And now, the only question is what to do about it… lasagna or zucchini carbonara for dinner? Or penne with a manly meat sauce or mac & cheese! Or maybe “just” a quick, throw-it-together buttered linguine. So many choices… If you’ve poked around the pasta recipes [...]

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Quinoa Stuffed Poblano with Grilled Romesco

Quinoa Stuffed Poblanos with Grilled Romesco Sauce

There are stuffed poblanos and then there are stuffed poblanos. These are the latter. These are poblanos stuffed with all the fresh, grilled flavors that we love eating during the summer. Poblanos stuffed with a so-good-you’ll-eat-the-leftover-filling-with-a-spoon of quinoa, queso fresco, grilled corn, lime, and green & red onions. Poblanos served with a wonderfully smokey, grilled [...]

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Mexican Quinoa

Mexican Quinoa

We are great big fans of Mexican food. It’s a shame that traditional Tex-Mex is not very figure friendly. Things are fried in lard and served wrapped in other things that were fried in lard. But it’s delicious In an attempt to lighten up Mexican night at home, I usually target the sides. Because trying [...]

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