Roasted Onion Gratin with Cheddar and Bacon

Cheddar Bacon Roasted Onion Gratin

Slow-roasted onions in a decadent sauce sprinkled with cheddar and bacon creates an unforgettable gratin. The moment I laid eyes on this beautiful creation it was crazy love. I wanted to high-tail it to the kitchen and immediately start making it. It spoke out loud and said my name. That doesn’t happen often.

Baked Cauliflower Bites with Cheddar Dipping Sauce

Cauliflower Bites

I’m a former mustard-hater-turned-lover who grew up loathing the yellow mustard and the occasional spicy brown Grey Poupon that showed up in our fridge so this was my chance at redemption. I did it for the mustard.

Baked Broccoli Cheese Rice

Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole

Rice and broccoli florets swimming in a cheesy sauce and baked to a bubbly, golden brown. This is my knock-off of broccoli-au-gratin-rice-in-a-box. You know, the San Francisco treat. The one I happily grew up on. Years ago I said my goodbyes to cut down on overly processed foods. Purely by mistake, a box ended up… 

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Cheddar Cheese Beer Soup with Pumpernickle Croutons

Beer Cheese Soup with Pumpernickel Croutons

A thick and creamy soup recipe with beer and aged cheddar cheese,  made all the more delicious with the addition of stone ground mustard and homemade pumpernickel croutons. Beer. Cheese. Mustard. Pumpernickel bread. Classic flavors that boost each other up and have little in common but when combined are all the better for it!