Decadently Simple Mac ‘n Cheese

Macaroni (or Penne, in this case) and cheese is traditionally a winter dish…. but comfort food is always in season. This week I was in the mood for it, but not the orange-powder-in-an-envelope variety. I came up with this version, which is relatively simple to make, yet extremely rich, creamy and luxurious. The individual [...]

Comfort food for a winter night

Meryl Streep has been co-starring with some fabulous food lately; first it was the chocolate cream pie in Julie & Julia, and more recently the croque monsieur in It’s Complicated. Worth seeing for Meryl’s character’s wonderful kitchen, bakery business, and some gratuitous food scenes alone. Perfect life, except for the romantically “complicated” part. (But [...]