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Baked Mac N Cheese with Breadcrumbs and Red Onions


Mmmm, looks delicious! I’m reblogging this because I need a homemade mac and cheese recipe I can come back to. Don’t you just want to eat that whole pan? I do.

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If we took a survey and asked people to name their favorite comfort food, I’d bet mac n cheese would be at the top of the list.  (That or maybe ice cream.)  And there really is just something homey about gooey, cheesy, unhealthy goodness.

Now for me, I grew up on the Kraft blue box mac n cheese.  It was my absolutely favorite thing to eat at dinner.  When I was little, my mom wanted to really surprise me and make me some homemade mac n cheese (ya know, the kind that doesn’t come from a powder).  And guess what…I didn’t like it.  I mean…I liked it….just not as much as the blue box.  The real cheese just didn’t have as much delicious artificial flavor as the powder!  And I’m sure I loudly expressed my opinions and made her feel real great about spending all that extra time on a…

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First food reblog. Why this one? Because it looks like the bread is turning into an alien life form, and because the sandwich looks like it would be extremely tasty.

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When I was younger (about 12) I was a bit obsessed with the cooking programme ‘Two Fat Ladies’. For anyone not familiar with the show it was, well, two 60+ women who were fat and cooked recipes. As if that wasn’t enough they travelled around on a Triumph bike – one of them driving and the other in a sidecar! They cooked a lot of traditional and forgotten recipes, many containing lard, and cooked with hands adorned with rings. They sang and drank wine while they cooked and went out for a cigarette break when they had something in the oven!

Anyway, they made quite an impression on me and one of their recipes has stuck in my mind for over 15 years and I finally decided to have a go at making it my own way.

A Shooter’s Sandwich is an Edwardian invention designed for taking along for eating…

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