Quickest Mac and Cheese

Level:Easy Total: 10 min Active: 10 min Yield:2 servings Ingredients Deselect All 1 cup heavy cream 1 ounce cream cheese, at room temperature  1/4 teaspoon garlic salt  1/2 cup grated sharp Cheddar 2 slices American cheese  3 cups cooked cavatappi pasta Directions Heat the heavy cream, cream cheese and garlic salt in a medium cast-iron […]


Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Level:Easy Total: 50 min Active: 25 min Yield:6 to 8 servings Ingredients Macaroni: Unsalted butter, for the dish 2 teaspoons kosher salt  1 pound elbow macaroni with ridges  Cheese Sauce: 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour  1 teaspoon kosher salt  2 cups milk  2 cups grated sharp Cheddar  Topping: 1/2 cup […]

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Chuck E. Cheese May Need Help to Avoid Bankruptcy

Based on evidence from Domino’s and Pizza Hut, a pandemic that forces people to rely on takeout and delivery would seem to actually be a good time to sell pizza. Just don’t tell that to Chuck E. Cheese. A little while ago, they were called out for stealthily rebranding on delivery sites in order to […]


Spinach, Black Bean, and Chipotle Quesadillas Recipe

[Photograph and video: J. Kenji López-Alt] Fresh spinach, black beans, and smoky chipotles combine with Swiss cheese in these crispy, golden-brown quesadillas. Serious Eats VIDEOS Watch More VideosReplay Why It Works Mixing the cheese in with the fillings distributes it evenly and ensures that the quesadilla fillings stay intact instead of falling out. Using plenty […]


Cheese with Roasted Chile Tamales

Rate Comment Save Share Print Makes about 5 dozen Ingredients 2 pounds lard, divided (Note: if you are using rendered lard, you will need to use less broth) 2 teaspoons baking powder, divided 2 tablespoons salt, divided 5 pounds fresh ground masa (unprepared) for tamales, divided 2 to 3 cups chicken broth, divided FILLING: 2 […]


Tamales With Rajas and Oaxacan Cheese Recipe

Tamales filled with roasted poblanos and melted Oaxacan cheese.[Photographs: Joshua Bousel] This insanely delicious tamale filling is also one of the easiest—fruity roasted poblano peppers paired with strands of melted mild Oaxacan cheese. It’s a minimal combo that delivers a lot of flavor within a light and tender tamale dough. Why It Works Roasting the […]