Trying to cook without shopping

From Caroline — Blog by
January 27, 2009

was trolling the Interweb yesterday for mac and cheese recipes, since I have plenty of cheddar and milk and pasta and not much else to eat. was sort of overwhelmed by the many recipes on martha stewart’s site alone, but eventually picked one: mac and cheese with butternut squash. hooray, we have butternut squash, too, and that will make me feel better about a dish that’s essentially delicious carbs and dairy -- look, ma, there’s vegetables in it!

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1. by Kim on Jan 27, 2009 at 10:48 AM PST

But will it be good? Please report back.

2. by Caroline Cummins on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:08 PM PST

so far i’ve already screwed it up, because, you know, i’m lazy and tend not to read recipes through first. i assumed the recipe would call for previously roasted squash, so i went ahead and roasted a couple of small acorn squash. then i realized that i was supposed to peel and cube (ugh!) the raw squash and cook it with milk and stock. oh, well, too bad. onward with recipe adaptations!

3. by Caroline Cummins on Jan 27, 2009 at 4:10 PM PST

ok, my version is done: Squash Macaroni and Cheese. not bad!

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