Is it really cheaper to buy boxed frozen foods than to buy ingredients in bulk and prepare meals for the freezer yourself? You may pay a little more initially, but you will get more meals out of your purchase in the long run.
Welcome to the mac and cheese wars: Attracting new fans with creatively-shaped pieces of pasta, and making sure that pasta retains its shape after being boiled, holds onto just the right amount of that cheese-like powder, and still tastes good.
In preparation for Marcus Samuelsson discussing his memoir on Monday, and Danny Meyer joining writers Ian Frazier, Karen Russell and Molly O'Neill to discuss lunch on Tuesday, we hosted a Macaroni and Cheese cook-off!
Is mac & cheese the healthiest dinner choice? Of course not. Would I recommend serving it more than once a week? Probably not. But when made well, perhaps with some veggies thrown in, mac & cheese is certainly a better option than say, a Happy Meal.