foodie mcfooderson

a home cook with notions & an appetite

cooking light’s creamy, light macaroni and cheese

On the one hand, this is going to be a post about a fantastic way to make a mac n’ cheese without a bechamel sauce that is actually creamy.  On … Continue reading

September 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

food & wine’s orecchiette with spinach, mozzarella and chickpeas

There are those times I read through letters to the editor in my many cooking magazine subscriptions, jealous of those that write in with their threats to end subscriptions over … Continue reading

September 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

ad hoc smashed roasted marble potatoes

These are Thomas Keller’s take on smashed potatoes, made infinitely easier if you go to the farmer’s market on a regular basis. What’s a marble potato? An exotic breed found … Continue reading

September 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

ad hoc breaded veal cutlets

That summer vegetable gratin I just made was a side dish that Keller specifically recommended to accompany this lovely veal cutlet.  Who doesn’t love a cutlet? Although I think Keller … Continue reading

September 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

ad hoc summer vegetable gratin

The photos in this post do not reflect how good all of this really tasted.  The browning looks closer to burned than it was in real life and I don’t … Continue reading

September 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

bon appétit’s roasted corn with manchego and lime

I’m not even going to wait until the end of this post to tell you how this was.  If you want to have one of the best corn side dishes … Continue reading

September 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

walnut pesto pasta with cherry tomatoes

This is one of my many versions of “Rescue Pasta.”  Basically, any pasta filled with vegetables that were bought with good intentions but are now on the verge of getting … Continue reading

September 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

ad hoc brioche

I’ve made the ad hoc brioche a few times and it’s actually very easy.  What with all the eggs and butter, it’s nearly impossible to end up with anything but … Continue reading

September 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

key lime pie popsicles

And now for a bit of randomness…as in what to do with that large bag of limes you got from Sam’s Club when you were only going to use one … Continue reading

September 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

the gilded fork’s tipsy pork chops with bourbon-laced peach chutney

Wayward Seed has been doubly generous as the season’s gone on with the fruit portion of our share.  So with even more peaches around, I went searching for something a … Continue reading

September 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

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