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Friday, March 24, 2017
What's for dinner? Baked macaroni and cheese
As is my new normal, I have 2 versions of my traditional mac and cheese, now baking off in the mini convection oven. I intentionally cooked extra GF and regular pasta earlier this week, so as to be able to assemble this even quicker, saving energy in the process. I used up a small baggie with home grated and later fzn, Swiss cheese deli ends (still plenty more in additional bags) and the rest of an open block of NY Cheddar. To the left is DD's pasta, to the right, the dish for me and DS #2. Only other modification was to substitute lactaid milk for the white sauce and to use a tad more than would be required of the finished cheese sauce in DD's version as rice pasta really soaks up sauce. Her's is also topped with homemade GF bread crumbs, ours has regular Panko.
individual tossed salads of organic baby salad greens, tomato, black olives (served with choice of dressing).
-fzn broccoli for 2 of us, as DD can't tolerate it.