Stove Top Mac and Cheese

Stove Top Mac and Cheese

My favorite comfort food, hands down.

Ingredients:

– 8 oz rotini pasta
– ½ cup butter
– ¼ cup all purpose flour
– ½ tsp salt
– 1 tsp fresh ground pepper
– 2 cups milk
– 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
– ½ tsp dry (or 2 squirts spicy brown) mustard
– pinch or 2 of paprika

Directions:

1. Cook pasta according to the manufacturer’s directions.

2. Melt butter over medium heat and using a whisk stir in flour, salt, and pepper.

3. Add milk a bit at a time, stirring constantly.

4. Cook sauce a minute or two till bubbly.

5. Stir in cheese, mustard, and paprika. Taste for additional seasoning.

6. Pour sauce over pasta, stir to coat, and serve.

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Weekly Round-Up #1


I’m in love with this mirror by anthropologie.

Gorgeous, right?

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Also thrilled that it’s finally warm out!

Yaaaaay

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photo by °Bracket on Flickr.

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And (of course)

The Hunger Games Movie!

Seeing it later today with a bunch of friends after sitting on my tickets for weeks.

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Finished the first of the trilogy back in November after watching a teaser trailer…  and am currently devouring book two.

Aw yeah.

So if you’re into actiony, sci-fi, young adult fiction def give the series a shot.

Hopefully the movie’s as good as the book!

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!


Irish Cupcake Recipe by the Brown Eyed Baker

I’ve made this recipe twice now and cannot recommend it enough.

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Now for some tunes.

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One of my favorite versions of the song.

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For more related links check out my St. Paddy’s Day Pinterest Board.

Now I’m off to buy some Baileys to make a batch of these cookies or maybe buttermilk for Irish Soda Bread.

Laters peeps,

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38/365, a photo by sdblaine on Flickr.

One of the roses my Dad got me for Valentines Day.

He’s the sweetest ♥

More shots from my 365 day project here.

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It’s Monday…

You’re welcome.

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If you follow me on Tumblr you’ve probably seen this already but OH WELL

It’s def worth a second, third, or fourth watch imo

Love their music & videos to the max ♥

Merry Monday Peeps!

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Untitled, a photo by sdblaine on Flickr.

Older black & white shot I found while cleaning out the Macbook a few days ago

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