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'Chickpeas' was a dirty word when the fambly was all together. The Missus would tolerate roaches and mice ahead of chickpeas. I never had the heart to tell her how and what the healthiest pasta was made from ('Banza' pasta).
 
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Originally posted by Virginia Dare Virginia Dare wrote:

When the craving hits for me, I get Lean Cuisine mac and cheese and then add some grated cheddar--just defeating the whole purpose.   My own homemade mac and cheese with sauteed onions, bechamel, and at least two different cheeses is the bomb.  Wink  The Prince company used to make "casserole elbows" macaroni but some years ago they stopped selling it and shrunk the noodles down and still called it that.  My late mother bought up every box she could find !  When I cleaned out her pantry closet last summer there were about 15 boxes in there.  She did that with every packaged food she enjoyed.  It was a big job !  Can Can sales at Shoprite....who needs 346 cans of chick peas ?!


Chicks who like peas...?
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Originally posted by Virginia Dare Virginia Dare wrote:

When the craving hits for me, I get Lean Cuisine mac and cheese and then add some grated cheddar--just defeating the whole purpose.   My own homemade mac and cheese with sauteed onions, bechamel, and at least two different cheeses is the bomb.  Wink  The Prince company used to make "casserole elbows" macaroni but some years ago they stopped selling it and shrunk the noodles down and still called it that.  My late mother bought up every box she could find !  When I cleaned out her pantry closet last summer there were about 15 boxes in there.  She did that with every packaged food she enjoyed.  It was a big job !  Can Can sales at Shoprite....who needs 346 cans of chick peas ?!   
LOL  Is that true?  That's being practical but it reminds me of this selfish woman.


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When the craving hits for me, I get Lean Cuisine mac and cheese and then add some grated cheddar--just defeating the whole purpose.   My own homemade mac and cheese with sauteed onions, bechamel, and at least two different cheeses is the bomb.  Wink  The Prince company used to make "casserole elbows" macaroni but some years ago they stopped selling it and shrunk the noodles down and still called it that.  My late mother bought up every box she could find !  When I cleaned out her pantry closet last summer there were about 15 boxes in there.  She did that with every packaged food she enjoyed.  It was a big job !  Can Can sales at Shoprite....who needs 346 cans of chick peas ?!   

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Originally posted by Virginia Dare Virginia Dare wrote:

I was looking at some of the "Devour" meals at the market the other day.   I have to watch my used to be girlish figure so the fat, carb and calorie content wouldn't work for me.   But every so often I pick up a Stouffer's mac and cheese and have at it.   I'll try the "Devour" for a special treat or share it with a friend as a side dish !


Love the Stouffer's!!!

I like to let it thaw, mix sauteed diced ham and diced green peppers into it then bake it.

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I finally tried the Angus Beef. OK, but certainly doesn't challenge the BUfMacChs.
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I was looking at some of the "Devour" meals at the market the other day.   I have to watch my used to be girlish figure so the fat, carb and calorie content wouldn't work for me.   But every so often I pick up a Stouffer's mac and cheese and have at it.   I'll try the "Devour" for a special treat or share it with a friend as a side dish !  

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I tried the chicken cordon bleu mac and cheese tonight. It's good, but it does not dethrone the buffalo mac. It is a bit more filling on a per meal basis than the angus beef or the meatloaf ones, though.
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Originally posted by DKS DKS wrote:

Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Don't forget to put bread crumbs and cheese on top, then bake it in a nice, hot oven!!!!

You know... the way you like it best!!!



Should I also add mayo and peas?


That's just gross!!!

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Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:


Don't forget to put bread crumbs and cheese on top, then bake it in a nice, hot oven!!!!

You know... the way you like it best!!!





Should I also add mayo and peas?
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Originally posted by DKS DKS wrote:

In truth, the buffalo mac is the main one worth trying. Don't get me wrong, most of the ones I've had aren't bad or anything(I wasn't real big on the chicken enchilada one), but the buffalo mac is both better and more filling than any of the others I've tried(I finally found the chicken cordon bleu mac in stock today, so I will put it to the test soon).


Don't forget to put bread crumbs and cheese on top, then bake it in a nice, hot oven!!!!

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Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

Nothing against DKS and his eating habits, I know how it feels to need food at odd hours when there is nothing in the house.

I bought 4 of these Devour meals, I didn't get to them quick enough so the wife ate 3 of them.
2 of the choices were her's anyway.


In truth, the buffalo mac is the main one worth trying. Don't get me wrong, most of the ones I've had aren't bad or anything(I wasn't real big on the chicken enchilada one), but the buffalo mac is both better and more filling than any of the others I've tried(I finally found the chicken cordon bleu mac in stock today, so I will put it to the test soon).
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Nothing against DKS and his eating habits, I know how it feels to need food at odd hours when there is nothing in the house.

I bought 4 of these Devour meals, I didn't get to them quick enough so the wife ate 3 of them.
2 of the choices were her's anyway.
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Wow...how we get off-track only to find out who the leaders and followers are and to force others to defend themselves and otherwise hurt them. This is the 'Recommend/Don't Recommend' forum and I understand it is easy to cross into 'Agree/Condemn' arenas.
Let me speak from the positive-side and once again express thank DKS. Because of his initial comments, I still eat the Buffalo Mac & Cheese. I remember people's names or 'handles' when they do or say something that impresses me in some form or fashion, others either aren't as lucky, or are luckier (depending upon your point of view). And I don't care is 91% hot, cheesy, dripping salt - I KNOW that it may kill me next week, but I LIKE it, and that's what counts when it comes to fast, filling, tasty meals in the 'Book of Life According to Paw'. DKS? The next time I'm in your neighborhood, the Buffalo Mac & Cheese is on me.


Just make sure that prior to cooking it and serving it to him, you apply a nice, heavy coating of bread crumbs and grated/shredded cheese, then bake it in a real oven until the top is a crispy golden brown and the mac & cheese underneath is a bit on the dry side.

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Originally posted by DKS DKS wrote:

Originally posted by aka ron aka ron wrote:

^LOL

If a frozen dinner is one of your favorite meals, his taste is impaired anyway.


It's not one of my favorite meals. It's one of my favorite meals when I don't feel like going out for something, or don't feel like cooking anything. I work overnights. I normally sleep to around 9 pm, then I start getting ready for work at 10, so I have a fairly short window between waking up and going to work. Frozen dinners are perfect for that window, and these are better than most.
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^LOL

If a frozen dinner is one of your favorite meals, his taste is impaired anyway.


It's not one of my favorite meals. It's one of my favorite meals when I don't feel like going out for something, or don't feel like cooking anything. I work overnights. I normally sleep to around 9 pm, then I start getting ready for work at 10, so I have a fairly short window between waking up and going to work. Frozen dinners are perfect for that window, and these are better than most.
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Originally posted by DKS DKS wrote:

Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Maybe you're just not a very good cook...?


I don't cook it like that to begin with, cause I only eat mac and cheese, not that sh*tty crusty stuff that some people pretend is mac and cheese. But I've had plenty of other people's attempts at it. Always dryer than mac and cheese has any right to be.

You can enjoy the crusty crap if you want. You can enjoy a well done steak if you want. You can enjoy pizza topped with peas and mayo(I recently learned this is a real thing) if you want. But it's not real mac, not real steak, and not real pizza.


Sorry if I hurt your feelings.

You obviously take this stuff very seriously.

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Maybe you're just not a very good cook...?



I don't cook it like that to begin with, cause I only eat mac and cheese, not that sh*tty crusty stuff that some people pretend is mac and cheese. But I've had plenty of other people's attempts at it. Always dryer than mac and cheese has any right to be.

You can enjoy the crusty crap if you want. You can enjoy a well done steak if you want. You can enjoy pizza topped with peas and mayo(I recently learned this is a real thing) if you want. But it's not real mac, not real steak, and not real pizza.
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Originally posted by DarkRealmStar DarkRealmStar wrote:

To each their own.  Smile  I know what Jimbo is saying about the garlic in everything.  Since I'm half Italian, I have a genetic disposition to liking garlic, but usually only in Italian food.  Wink  I also wear a necklace of garlic around my neck at night in bed to ward off vampires.  Shocked  Garlic mashed potatoes?  No!  I like mashed potatoes to be the American (or English) way.  Jack in the Box now has the Buttery Jack burger with garlic mixed in with butter.  (It's pretty good if you like garlic.)

I like the crusty topping type of macaroni and cheese, as well as the traditional.


Garlic is ABSOLUTELY ok in Italian food. As long as it isn't overpowering. Garlic bread is a MUST with spaghetti, lasagna etc.

But this whole modern fad of putting it in everything... like macaroni & cheese... is just too much IMO.

Nice gooey mac & cheese with a crunchy crust on top is just a bit of Heaven in Earth!!!
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To each their own.  Smile  I know what Jimbo is saying about the garlic in everything.  Since I'm half Italian, I have a genetic disposition to liking garlic, but usually only in Italian food.  Wink  I also wear a necklace of garlic around my neck at night in bed to ward off vampires.  Shocked  Garlic mashed potatoes?  No!  I like mashed potatoes to be the American (or English) way.  Jack in the Box now has the Buttery Jack burger with garlic mixed in with butter.  (It's pretty good if you like garlic.)

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