12 ounces kale, stems cut from leaves (about 5 1/2 cups)
8 ounces elbow macaroni
1/2 ounce (1/2 cup) dried porcini, rinsed
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
12 ounces cremini mushrooms, halved and thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
1 1/2 teaspoons sweet smoked paprika
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups (10 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
For variations on this recipe, swap in another green for the kale, such as escarole, or even cooked chopped broccoli. Use Gruyere instead of Cheddar. For an extra kick, add 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper and 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard to the white sauce. Instead of buttered bread crumbs, top the casserole with crushed potato chips. Instead of making a large mac and cheese, separate the mixture into two 9- by 9-inch pans and freeze one, unbaked and well wrapped, for a later date. You can bake the frozen mac and cheese straight from the freezer; it should take about 45 minutes.
Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.
Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …
Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …
Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …
It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.
Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …
Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.