Everything Croutons

Salad is SO exciting, right?? Right?! *CRICKETS* Maybe salad is boring to you, but besides mixing up what you put in your nightly side salads (you do have nightly side salads right?), I’ve found a topping that will seriously have you craving the veggies ....more

Blackened Tilapia Tacos and Radish Slaw

The taco game in the Macheesmo home is strong to quite strong. This is known. The truth is that in my house we love damn near any taco ....more

Coconut Chocolate Tapioca Trifles

Six weeks ago today Betsy and I were shacked up in the hospital while our baby...more

Being Adaptable

It’s becoming clear that one of the best traits to embrace as a parent is flexibility. Being adaptable to changes and going with the flow is always nice, in my opinion, but I think it’s even more important now that we have a little guy. For example, this weekend I was supposed to travel to […] The post Being Adaptable appeared first on Macheesmo ....more

Spinach Artichoke Fusilli

I like a baked pasta casserole as much as the next guy, especially in the winter. A lot of casseroles have a built in issue though that makes them hard to make in a reasonable amount of time:...more


My brain is constantly clanging around with recipe ideas. Sometimes they are inspired by dishes I’ve seen in restaurants, in magazines, or on other blogs, but sometimes I get a name in my head for a recipe first. Pestachio ....more

Savory Grits Bar

Ok. I have to give credit to my wife, Betsy, on this one. Before Theo roared into our lives we wanted to host a small party with friends and decided that a brunch situation would be easier and more low key than a dinner party ....more

The Fastest and Slowest

Our little guy Theo turned one month old this week and it was a strange feeling. It seems like time as a parent is split solidly in two categories. Sometimes it seems like time couldn’t move slower ....more

Heart Nachos

I’m sorry, guys. I just couldn’t help myself. I had to make heart-shaped chips and top them with deliciousness for Valentine’s Day ....more

25 Date Night Recipes

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