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Ultimate Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

When most of us think of Macaroni and Cheese, we can not get past the image of the plastic bag of miniature elbow noodles and orange powder that we prepare for our kids.  Thankfully, a generation of fans of that boxed concoction have now grown up and invented many delectable variations that are more compatible with the … Read more

Creamy Polenta

Here is another of our favorite recipes in which the key element is…of course, the cheese!   The proper amount of good Pecorino Romano perfects the recipe.   We got it from a famous chef at a restaurant in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  It took a while to convert the measurements to American Standard, and we had to replace some of the ingredients … Read more

The Perfect Monte Cristo

One of my favorite sandwiches of all time has always been the Monte Cristo, a toasted turkey, ham, and swiss sandwich with a touch of elegance.  I initially discovered it at Bennigan’s.  I later tried several versions at Diners along the East Coast.  The one thing that I noticed was that you must use the … Read more