• Cacio e Pepe

    Cacio e Pepe

    Cacio e Pepe (literally, cheese and pepper) is a very simple recipe in theory. To me, these are the best kind as you can do little tweaks to make them take on a whole new, personalized flavor. Cacio e Pepe is something that almost every chef seems to have a version of as you can easily throw it together and eat in when in a rush. I actually frequently make this as a lunch or when I need a personal-size dinner if Rob is on work travel. Since its so simple and the ingredients tend to already be in my pantry, it’s great when I don’t feel like going to…

  • Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

    Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

    Mac and Cheese is easily one of my favorite meals. It’s warm, creamy, and pretty easy. We have been making a homemade version for several years now and occasionally we like to mix it up. This Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese is one of our most recent variations on the basic recipe! It fits with the winter season so well and was the perfect cozy night in meal. We actually got the idea after making What’s Gaby Cooking’s butternut squash pasta. We had a boat load of the roasted squash puree left over and adding it to the mac and cheese seemed like a no-brainer. To suite our tastes, we…