The Evil McCheeser

Evil McCheeser Pasta

Evil McCheeser Pasta

One day, years ago, I drove through the McDonald’s drive-thru lane with my daughter and her friend.  I was joking and asked if one of the characters they had painted on the side of the building was the Evil McCheeser.  They laughed so loud and so long I was embarrassed.  Silly mom, what do I know?  I totally thought that was one of the McDonald’s characters! Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup with a Twist

Chicken Noodle Soup with Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Noodle Soup with Mashed Potatoes

I was watching The Chew the other day and a man wrote to ask if they’d replicate a recipe from his late wife.  She used to make him chicken noodle soup and served it over a mound of mashed potatoes.  What!?!  Two of my favorite things together!?!  The hosts made the soup, served it over the mashed potatoes and all 3 loved it.  They couldn’t imagine why they’d never thought of it themselves!  I couldn’t WAIT to try it! Continue reading

Autumn Squash Soup {Spaghetti and Hubbard Squash}

Autumn Squash Soup

Autumn Squash Soup

I’m not such a fan of squash, but when my P.S. (Purchaser of Squash/ hubby) brings squash home with a hopeful look in his eyes, I cave.  I find recipes and am usually surprised that I like the finished dish.  I guess it’s not that I don’t like squash, I just resist embracing it because it seems like so much work.  Although that’s not always true either.  If I can get my P.S. to chop it up, it’s easy sailing from there on. Continue reading