Category Archives: Meal by Mike

Quarantine Mac & Cheese

During the time that we have been under the Stay at Home order, I have been preparing more meals than I had been for a few months prior. Some of the meals have been solely based on items in the … Continue reading

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Baked Polenta With Crispy Leeks and Gorgonzola

As someone who is always looking for a new recipe to try, I get email newsletters from many publications. Last Friday I got my “What to Cook This Weekend” email from New York Times Cooking, and I found the perfect … Continue reading

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Pastrami Calzone

Sometimes you have great plans for making a meal, other times you have to forage through your refrigerator and be creative. This was definitely one of those other times. A few weeks ago, I cured and smoked two beef tongues … Continue reading

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In Honor of National Pasta Day

After what has seemed like an extraordinarily busy 3/4 of a year, I have begun cooking on a more regular basis. I have been able to read some of the books that I got for my birthday way back in … Continue reading

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Pasta with Peas and Prosciutto

Tonight I am essentially living the bachelor life. My wife is chaperoning a Girl Scout sleep-over with my older daughter and my younger daughter fell asleep early at the end of a busy week. Since I didn’t need to cook … Continue reading

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Homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese

In my house, pasta is a true staple. My two daughters would each be willing to eat it at almost every meal. One way they are unwilling eat it is with powdered cheese and out of a box. This is … Continue reading

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Comfort Food

Well, it finally happened. The cold that has gone through my house caught me. I felt its effects in the middle of last week and thought I had it beat. Then I overdid it a bit yesterday and was out … Continue reading

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