Literally The Best Mac and Cheese I’ve Ever Had

Literally The Best Mac and Cheese I've Ever Had from The Food Charlatan

I'm not kidding guys. When I put a bite of this Mac and Cheese in my mouth the first time, I literally stopped to shout hallelujah. Okay not really, but I'm telling you it is SO CREAMY AND SO CHEESY and so worth it.  I take my food photographs on the porch for the best light. My neighbor Tyrone is always coming over to see what I've made (and hoping for a taste of course). He came over when I was taking pictures of this Mac and Cheese and said, "Oh, I make the BEST mac and cheese." I

Texas Cowboy Cookies (Cow Chips) from The Food Charlatan

Texas Cowboy Cookies

Everything's bigger in Texas and these Cowboy cookies (sometimes called Texas Cow Chips) are no exception. They are crispy on the edges but chewy and moist in the middle, and have about a hundred mix-ins that all combine to create the Texas of all

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs (Grilled) from The Food Charlatan

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs (Grilled)

Hot dogs are good. Hot dogs wrapped in bacon? BETTER. Add some sautéed onions and peppers on top, all the fixins, and a crispy grilled bun, and you are well on your way to summer perfection.  The other day I sent this text to my sisters: "Oh,

Parmesan Crusted Zucchini and Yellow Squash from The Food Charlatan

Parmesan Crusted Zucchini and Yellow Squash

Do you have zucchini growing out your ears? This crispy parmesan-crusted squash recipe is possibly the easiest summer side dish of all time, and a great way to use up garden veggies! I have a hard time not eating the entire batch

The Easiest Carmelitas Ever! From The Food Charlatan.

The Easiest Carmelitas Ever!

Soft gooey caramel smashed between two layers of chocolate chip cookie dough, then baked to perfection. These Carmelitas are so easy and totally irresistible!  Raise your hand if you've done a kitchen renovation. Was it fun for you? Did you

10 Minute Enchilada Quesadillas from The Food Charlatan

10 Minute Enchilada Quesadillas

Back to school, you say? Try out this 10 minute life-saver dinner for days when soccer practice and homework are kicking your butt. Enchilada soaked rotisserie chicken goes into a cheesy quesadilla, and then you dip. Mexican food heaven! You

20 Minute Pan-Seared Salmon with Arugula Pesto from The Food Charlatan

20 Minute Pan-Seared Salmon with Arugula Pesto

This easy 20 minute dinner is the perfect healthy back-to school meal! I've managed to convince my kids that salmon is delicious; I highly recommend you do the same. The quick arugula pesto is not traditional (no oil! no nuts!) but it totally packs a

Homemade Oreos with Cream Cheese Frosting (Cake Mix Cookies) from The Food Charlatan

Homemade Oreos with Cream Cheese Frosting (Cake Mix Cookies)

These are probably the easiest, fastest cookies ever. Add some oil and eggs to a cake mix, whip up a cream cheese frosting, and you're done! They are so tender and moist!  Am I the only one who has the worst time filling out those

One Hour Honey Almond Crunch Rolls from The Food Charlatan

One Hour Honey Almond Crunch Rolls

These are like cinnamon rolls but with an incredible honey-caramel sauce...plus sliced almonds. It is the topping of a Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich), rolled up into a super fast rising yeast dough. Then drizzled with a honey glaze. They are

Creamy Caulifredo Sauce (Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce) from The Food Charlatan

Creamy Caulifredo Sauce (Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce)

Does this taste exactly like Alfredo sauce? Don't be ridiculous. It's cauliflower. A freaking vegetable who's just doin the best he can. But it DOES taste parmesan-y and creamy and rich and makes a seriously legit healthy white sauce for your pasta

Pepperoni Meatballs from The Food Charlatan

Pepperoni Meatballs

Everybody loves pepperoni, right? (Seriously, how many pepperoni pizzas are eaten every day?) I decided to add the flavors to meatballs. Best idea ever! Super tender meatballs with a little bit of a pizza kick. It's easy and so good!  Last