Hot Cheesy Clam Dip

The kind of thing you would order "for the table" without a moment's hesitation.

Every time I come up with something that involved cheese and seafood, I feel compelled to make note of the fact that some people find this combo weird and some even find it heretical. I don’t. I find it amazing. Creamy, stretchy, savory cheese meeting up with briny, salty seafood. And in a hot dip …

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Cheesy Mashed Potato Topped Shepherd’s Pie

Mashed potatoes atop a savory pie are delicious; cheesy mashed potatoes are kind of sublime.

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, our thoughts start drifting to classic Irish foods, like Shepherd’s Pie. There are few meals that make my family happier than a meat and potatoes meal – and when the meat and the potatoes co-exist in one homey comfort food, let’s just say happiness and goodwill abound. …

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