Jun 2 • 13M

All of the Cheeses Mac and Cheese

Plus: Ten Bonus Questions with Nicole Miller, Unboxing New Bowls, and Links.

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Hey everyone,

Happy Thursday!

I’m going a bit nuts trying to find a short term rental in NY for Craig, who’s heading there for five months to edit his movie. I’m toying with the idea of going with him, but pickings are so slim, I think we’d kill each other in a tiny studio apartment with a teensy, unusable kitchen (some of those NYC kitchen photos on AirBnb are grim!)… if you have any leads, LMK!

Before we get to today’s epic Mac and Cheese, which I made for my friend Jonathan’s birthday, here’s Ten Bonus Pyrex Questions with Nicole Miller of @pyrexnplants (you can listen above).

She gave me so many ideas for new things to obsess about on Etsy, it’s a dangerous listen: buyer beware.

Now for that mac you’re so eager to hear about.

At the end of last year, at Christmas, Craig’s parents gifted us with a very generous Cheese of the Month Club membership. But since Craig was headed to Concord to make a movie, I just saved all of the cheeses in the refrigerator for his return. Then, when he came back, there were so many cheeses, it was overwhelming. So I decided to work them into a mac!

How did I accomplish such a thing? Let me tell you.

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