“Cheese” on Your Cheesesteaks?

As America gets ready for their upcoming Super Bowl parties (or Royal Rumble party, if that’s your thing), Cheez Whiz – the yellowish-orange, gooey, bland tasting “cheese” product – will surely make an appearance at some of them. But what is Cheez Whiz? Why did get it invented? And is there really cheese in Cheez … Read more

Gameday Recipe: Cheesy Jalapeno Bacon Dip with Tater Tot Crust

Ingredients: 5 slices bacon 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 jalapeno, seeds and ribs removed, minced 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 green onion, diced salt 1 cup (about 15) frozen tater tots Instructions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cook bacon in a skillet … Read more

Gameday Recipe: Bacon Buffalo Blue Mac ‘n Cheese Rolls

Ingredients: Mac ‘n Cheese Rolls 1 box Annie’s Homegrown Shells & White Cheddar Mac ‘n Cheese 3 tablespoons Frank’s Red Hot sauce 2 tablespoon butter, unsalted 1 tablespoon milk 1/4 cup bacon, crumbled 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled 1-2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1 package egg roll wrappers 1 egg, scrambled oil, … Read more

Recipe of the Week: Baked Cheesy Sausage Penne Recipe

INGREDIENTS 3 cups cooked penne noodles 1½ pounds Italian sausage, sliced 1 7-ounce can roasted red peppers, drained (may sub sundried tomatoes) 3 ounces butter 4 tablespoons flour 2½ cups milk (I used fat free half and half) 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper 1½ teaspoon garlic powder 1¼ cups grated parmesan cheese, divided  INSTRUCTIONS … Read more

Recipe of the Week: Chicken and Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes in Garlic Cream Sauce

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound chicken (chicken breast or tenders) 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning (thyme, oregano, basil – combined) 5 medium tomatoes, chopped in large cubes 1 cup cooked spinach 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper 6 bacon strips, chopped 1 and 1/3 cups half and half … Read more