In the scheme of things, last week was pretty draining. And I’m not talking about #whitegirlproblems, although I did learn my hairdresser is closing down. But that’s another story.
Come Friday, all I wanted to do was curl up on the couch with a glass of red wine and Netflix. But my friend Alicia had other plans.
She rounded up the homies for some mac and cheese and a viewing of the magnificently awful Sharknado. Margaritas, stretchy pants and a wooden Tara Reid. How can I resist?
Alicia made her mac and cheese using a recipe gleaned from her friend’s blog Kitchen Thymes which involved using odds and ends of cheese loitering in your fridge.
The roll of honor for our creation was mozzarella, garlic cheese, pepperjack, sharp cheddar, Muenster and St Aubin Cheese.
Also known as Saint-Aubin d’Anjou, Saint-Aubin is a cows’ milk cheese from the Pays de la Loire region of France. The rind is smooth and white and the texture is soft and easily melts in the mouth. The flavor is sweet and creamy, pleasantly slightly sour.
The Mac and Cheese, a supportive group of friends and a couple of margaritas was the perfect antidote for a week that was well, hopefully never to be repeated.
As for Sharknado? I shall never look at a chainsaw the same way again.