Comfort food – it’s called that for a reason. Macaroni and cheese is a childhood staple that, when altered correctly, can satisfy all those blue-boxed memories with some grownup flair: adding chicken wings makes the meal stay kid friendly while being a little more well-rounded for us kids-at-heart. You won’t even have to hide the box when company comes over – and they will once they smell what’s cookin’.
nothing’s better than toasty cheese
Creamy Macaroni and Cheese with Herbed Parmesan Chicken Wings!
I’ve been accepted into the first round of the Diced! competition over at the deliciously delightful Rantings of an Amateur Chef! I’m very excited to participate in this contest… and, of course, to WIN! Only your votes can help me do that!
Keep those eyes peeled and your tummies grumbly for my creation for the appetizer round! It’s sure to be…… PUFFect 😉
Cue the Bollywood music and don your brightest sari, kiddies – we’re headed to one of my most favorite culinary locales for today’s post! I can hardly go a month without desiring that wonderful tummy-warming spicy garlicky deliciousness, filling every fiber of my being with the need to feed untillll… I go broke. Ordering any kind of food, but ESPECIALLY Indian food, is NOT cheap; especially if you like to mix all sorts of different flavors together when you order. And if you have an obsession bordering on psychotic for garlic naan. So what’s the solution?
I had tried cooking my favorite dish, murgh makhani (or butter chicken for the lingually challenged) before and it did not turn out AT ALL like I wanted, or like it should have. I chalked it up to my lack of a tandoor/clay oven, although after a quick search on Amazon I just realized this thing is not very expensive:
Well, there goes more of my paycheck.
Anyway, it IS possible to get that delicious flavor without a clay oven. The trick was concocting the right recipe with the best flavor profile. Not to toot my own horn, but I think this recipe is pretty damn bomb. Toot, toot.
Niagara falls in my mouth
serves 4 hungry hippos