One of my favorite side dishes for fall dinners is macaroni and cheese, and I am always trying to come up with new ways to change it up. Since everyones favorite part of home made mac and cheese is the crispy edges and topping I got to thinking "what if I browned each serving in the waffle iron?". Once I figured out how to do that I started thinking about what to do as a main dish with it and thought I would go with the obvious chicken.Read More
Woke up today to find a great article in my inbox rating the best Mac & Cheese dishes in PDX. Some great choices here, but my favorite Lobster Mac & Cheese from Ringside Fish House missed the cut. You can see how your favorite ranked at the link below.
Located in the historic Gearhart Hotel, The Sand Trap Pub is classically McMenamin's. Art Deco decor dominates the design of this newest hotel in the McMenamin's chain which opened in March of 2012.Read More
One of the things you may have noticed by now is how much we LOVE comfort food here at Fat Boy Heaven. There is nothing that epitomizes comfort food for most of us more than a nice rich Mac and Cheese, but it would get boring if it was always the same. I decided that the saltiness of the feta might tie in nicely with the smokey saltiness of the bacon very nicely, and since feta doesn't melt, provolone was a nice neutral base cheese to develop the sauce. I added the dates as the milk was first coming to a boil so that some of the sugar would help sweeten the sauce to offset the salt.Read More
I decided that in honor of Bourbon Heritage Month I would cook recipes this month that showcase bourbon in some way. I stumbled across this recipe via Pinterest and knew it was the perfect start to the month for us.Read More