May 1, 2008

Macaroni and no cheese

I found some genuine, bright orange and sharp cheddar in my local grocery store. I was looking forward to having some really tasty mac-and-cheese.

Instead, I made a discovery. One does not melt the cheddar in the microwave. It doesn't melt; it goes crispy and that doesn't melt, either.

Now I feel like Scarlett O'Hara: Tomorrow is another day. And I have more macaroni and more cheese left.


Miz UV said...

That's the saddest post title I've ever seen. :(

Sparkling Red said...

Well that's an interesting discovery! I'm glad you're taking it in stride. ;-)

chanpheng said...

Irony: It's amazing how petroleum makes up or is involved in even the simplest produces. No one ever mentions that!

Keera Ann Fox said...

Paula, sorry about that. Your comment made me LOL, though. :-)

Spark, I made a new attempt, letting cheese melt in pan I just cooked pasta in. Much better. Needs more cheese, though.

Chanpheng, I know you meant to leave that comment on my other post, but it is funny to think that petroleum is why my cheddar cheese didn't behave as expected.

chanpheng said...

LOL! Guess I had too many windows open at the same time! On the other hand, maybe the cheese is made of petroleum products. Gasp! Might even be made of asphalt!

Keera Ann Fox said...

Hmm... I think there are foods made from petroleum. Well, not whole foods, but various additives. Basically, there's a little bit of Vaseline in a Twinkie. I'm rather grateful I never like those things. But cow's milk, salt and rennet are good.

max said...

One does not melt the cheddar in the microwave. It doesn't melt; it goes crispy and that doesn't melt, either.

Well, it's cheese sauce, hon. Which means you got make a white sauce and then slowly melt some cheese in it.

['You want the recipe?']

Keera Ann Fox said...

Oh. Gawd. A sauce?!? I don't do sauce. (I obviously don't normally do mac-n-cheese, either.) OK, lay the recipe on me.

max said...

OK, lay the recipe on me.

And then it ate my comment. And it's not sending me emails either. Feh.

Let's try that again: yes, a sauce, will post recipe to my blog here soon (this afternoon).

['Still recovering from hockey game last night.']

Keera Ann Fox said...

Hockey's a good excuse. :-)