Grilled Cheddar and Apple Sandwiches

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My first Mother’s Day was a great one. Breakfast in the city, a new pair of shoes, and a run with my two favorite people, one of whom clearly had the time of her life. Ellie (okay, fine… Mike) gave me a 12-pack of Gu, which was a little [...]

Broccoli White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

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I ran TWO DAYS in a row! Without screaming in pain, without making my hip worse, and without going crazy and pushing myself way too hard. I was signed up for a trail race in Pacifica on Saturday morning, and all week I was pretty sure it wasn’t going [...]

Broccoli Cheddar Pizza

This weekend included some pretty great things. Pizza (obviously). Lots of time with this guy. And this girl (even if she was asleep for a lot of it). Yogurt! We don’t have a decent yogurt place in our town, which is fantastic and terrible at the same time. Breakfast…made [...]

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

I promised I would do something with all the strawberries we bought, but instead I’m writing about soup. It’s a GOOD soup though, one of the best I’ve ever had! I think the mustard and croutons really make it… but more on that in a second. Somehow this week [...]

Buttermilk Mac and Cheese

Two kind of irritating situations came together to make this macaroni and cheese possible. 1) I was almost out of regular milk. 2) I had a lot of buttermilk to use up. I had no idea buttermilk mac and cheese even existed, but of course a quick internet search [...]

Broccoli Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes

Yesterday was a huge day for me: I purchased cheese for the first time in 6 months. The Costco (yes, there’s really Costco here!) we went to had a decent selection of cheese, but a lot of it was really expensive and only came in gargantuan packages. I would [...]

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