Decadently Delicious ~ Truffle Macaroni and Cheese with Shrimp

There won't be any leftovers with this incredible dish!  Visit Balancing Cinderella for lots of tried and true recipes!Truffle Macaroni and Cheese (with Shrimp) ...more

~ Three Cheese Mac N Cheese ~ Better than boxed!

Creamy Three-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese + Options!mothersapronstrings ...more

Baked Mac 'n Cheese with Ham and Peas

Cheese, ham, peas and pasta!  It is a classic combination and for good reason.   My family could honestly pig out on this.  I have to remind them that between the pasta and the cheese, it's not low in calories, but that doesn't seem to stop them.  The flavor of the ham enriches the pasta with a smokiness and the peas are a nice touch to offset the oozing rich cheese.   You can also make this ahead of time and  I like to serve this with a simple green salad....more

Chili Mac and Cheese

 The other day, I was thinking back to when Z and I first got together.  I was a young new bride and didn’t know much about cooking.So, I did what any other sane person would do…….....more

Plated + Served: Gorgonzola and Fig Mac and Cheese

Gorgonzola and Figs. A beautifully seductive pairing.The gentle sweetness of the figs, folded in after the sauce is cooked, balances the saltiness and bite of the Gorgonzola.Don’t forget to save a few of the spiky chopped figs to sprinkle on top after the breadcrumbs have turned golden brown and lovely.When you make this recipe, you’re buying into the fact that it’s going to be mind-blowingly rich, decadent and loaded with flavors that will make you want to “even out the corners” until it’s all gone....more