Mac and cheese is one of the more amazing foods on the planet and I’m pretty sure everyone on the planet agrees with me on this. But, it does take some time, and multiple pots/pans/baking dishes. There are days where I’m totally good with that. I want that perfectly crisped from the oven bread crumb topping, melty cheese, and perfectly al dente noodles; and, here’s the caveat, I can wait patiently for it to all come together. But there are those days, days where we must have mac and cheese now, NOW, NOW!
The kids might just be uber cranky. And you might have finally, just, finished cleaning up the entire box of cheerios they dumped on the floor, after someone figured out how to open the cabinet. And it might be dinner time now. Like RIGHT now.
Or, you might just be running super late doing your gorgeous glamour girl make up for a dinner party. A dinner party where you’re going to see your ex-boyfirend with his new girlfriend. Which, of course, means your make up must in fact turn out perfect. And you should probably pick out a cuter outfit, now that you think about it. And on top of it all you need a speedy, delectable, impressive, crowd pleasing dish to bring; because you totally found out last minute dinner is a pot luck.
Or, it just might have been a long crummy day and you urgently need carbs. It doesn’t matter. I have good news for you regardless of wether your situation more closely resemble scenario a, b, or c….
What do you do when you have leftover mashed potatoes? Not long ago I shared a recipe for sneaky healthy mashed potatoes, which are so tasty, despite the charged up healthy factor. In fact, the first batch I had no leftovers. But when you’re testing a recipe to share on a food blog, you generally…