Ultimate Creamy Baked Wisconsin Macaroni and Cheese

You know the great Dr. Seuss story/poem Green Eggs and Ham?  And how finally Sam makes Daniel realize that he does in fact like Green Eggs and Ham, and Daniel joyfully ends with the words: I like green eggs and ham!  I do! I like them, Sam-I-am!  And I would eat them in a boat!  …

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Chocolate, Peanut and Pretzel No-Bake Haystack Cookies

As the holidays draw near, I feel like I have two sticks of butter softening on my counter at all times, and I’m always on the verge of preheating my oven to 350°F to make cookies.  But also as the holidays draw near, the oven is in high demand, perhaps employed in roasting squash or …

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Classic Potato Salad with Celery and Fresh Thyme

I happen to love mayo-based potato salad, but not everyone does.  In fact, those who don’t like them can actually…well, hate is a strong word, but it’s worth using here.  They can hate them.  We can’t have that at a summer party.  No hating at a barbecue. Some people also like a firmer potato salad …

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Big Biscuit with Swiss Chard and Mushrooms

This dish came about because of a mistake.  I am a sucker for any recipe that comes into being because of an error because there is always an a-ha moment, and you also have to love a recipe that comes with a good story. I was making a strawberry shortcake, three large biscuit layers filled …

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