deliciously appetizing version of the previous night’s meal, I opened the Tupperware
to find a dull looking, dry clump of bacon and noodles. I stood there wondering how I would possibly
fix this gooey blob? Thinking back to my
days as a nanny when I would reheat mac and cheese slowly with a little milk on
the stove top, I remembered how it would always return to its creamy deliciousness. I decide to try this approach, and… voilà! Creamy mac and cheese once again.
Still not completely
satisfied, I came up with the brilliant idea to broil the pasta. (Turns out my brilliant idea wasn't so brilliant, as I have recently found a few online reviews saying that others did this as well...oops!) Regardless... I dump it into a casserole dish and throw a
quick handful of shredded fontina on top (as if the original 5 cups of cheese wasn’t enough)
and put it the oven.
Within a few minutes, I had a slightly browned and delicious
looking mac and cheese.
|Ready for a taste test!|
Since my dining room table was littered with mail and other miscellaneous junk, I
headed towards my couch to enjoy the meal. I had barely set foot into the living room
when I saw a blur of brown sprinting towards my final destination. I arrived at the couch to find a familiar
I can’t enjoy a peaceful meal… EVER. I always have a set of beady little eyes staring at me, begging me to share…Seriously-- who can say no to that face?!?
: While delicious either
way, if I ever make this dish again, I will definitely broil it the first time around and…
Henri’s Moral of the Story
“Persistence pays off”
And, once again he was right…
Labels: Anne Burrell, Henri, Pasta