One Pot Mac & Cheese

  • 3 cups elbow pasta
  • 2 ½ cups milk
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ tsp. pepper

                Combine all ingredients, except the cheese, into a lg. saucepan. Cook, covered, over med. high heat until boiling (stirring occasionally). Remove the lid, and simmer until pasta is al dente. Once the pasta is done, stir in the cheese until combined.

Prep time: 30-40 min.

Serves: 4

Cranberry Sauce

  1. 1 cup sugar
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 1 pkg. (12 oz.) fresh or frozen cranberries

           In a med. saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Add cranberries, and return to boil. Reduce heat, reaching a gentler boil, for 10 min. (stirring occasionally). Let cool completely in fridge before serving.

Cranberry Brownies

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup veg. oil
  • 2 tsps. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh or frozen cranberries

                Preheat oven to 350°. Beat together all but the last ingredient. Stir in cranberries. Spread mixture evenly in a greased and floured 8” sq. baking pan. Bake for about 35 min., or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely before cutting into bars.