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Hooked on Cheese: 35 Years in Cheese

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2018 marks my 35th year in the cheese business. My job has enabled me to travel the globe in the search for new dairies and to be a cheerleader for products I truly believe in, as well as witness the revolution of American cheese from a front row seat. In short: cheese has been very, very good to me.

A bit of my history: my family acquired a restaurant in 1983 in Norman, Oklahoma that had a small retail element featuring an unpretentious cheese counter of about 25 European cheeses (a rarity in those days). We immediately replaced the cheeses with more in-demand items, but so many customers requested we bring the cheese back that we eventually relented. I knew next to nothing about cheese then, but as I was progressively exposed to many contrasting varieties, my love for it grew quickly and has never diminished.

As I look at the state of artisan cheese today, I’m thrilled by what’s out there. The sheer variety of both domestic and imported cheeses currently available in this country is pretty mind-blowing. Distributors are now experts at buying, storing, and delivering cheeses in pristine condition, which certainly wasn’t the case in 1983. And there are countless great retailers: traditional cheese shops, strong cheese programs at larger food retailers, and meticulous e-commerce suppliers who will deliver immaculate cheese right to your door. All of these buying options are headed by passionate, highly educated cheese mongers.

But above all, the most exciting element of the future of cheese in America is the current generation of cheesemakers. Now more than ever, cheesemakers have to be artisans, scientists, and businesspeople. They often do tough physical labor, and yet must have the ability to handle young cheeses with an incredibly delicate touch. They have impressive intellects; the ability to perform alchemical processes on raw milk and create something wildly delicious is always inspiring. But that’s only half of their job – they have to plan, lead, manage, and control their operations, as well as make their businesses profitable and sustainable. They have to be salespeople and marketers as well. As the saying goes, there’s rarely art without the associated commerce.

Thankfully, there are so many organizations, educational institutions and individuals who are devoted to making great cheese available to all. I can’t wait to see – or, rather, to taste what’s next as I plow ahead into the next 35 years of my career in cheese.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


Cheesy Bowtie Bake

At Delish, we firmly believe you don't have to be a trained chef to make insanely delicious food. It&rsquos why we launched Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners, a recurring series dedicated to simple meals the whole family can enjoy together. Well, pull up a dining chair because we&rsquore partnering with Coca-Cola and asking real-life Delish readers to share their riffs on their families&rsquo favorite weeknight dinners.

Courtney Wright and her two daughters, a fourth grader and high school senior, live together in coastal Virginia, where Courtney is a rare native in town. The born and raised Virginian, who works as a massage therapist, loves her waterfront lifestyle, walking by the gorgeous boats just a stone&rsquos throw from her house, enjoying the seaside air, and finding joy at home with her family.

&ldquoWhen I get in my kitchen and it&rsquos time to cook, I kind of feel like a princess,&rdquo she says, referencing a favorite animated movie about a princess (and a frog prince, naturally) who wants to open a restaurant in New Orleans. The film is said to be inspired by a legendary chef known as the Queen of Creole cuisine. &ldquoI love food, eating, cooking, grocery shopping, recipes, cooking shows, it just makes me happy,&rdquo she says. Read about her cooking style and one of her favorite meals to make for her kids: A baked dish that elevates the humble noodle with bowties, zesty meat, and a layer of gooey, bubbling cheese for a truly satisfying summer-night smash.

What&rsquos your typical weeknight cooking style?

While I prefer to make things from scratch, I go for a semi-homemade meals type of vibe. I don't have time to make my own sauce or use a pasta maker&mdashas a working mom with two hungry kids at home, I can also be the princess of tasty kitchen hacks. I still get inspired to work creatively with the ingredients I see at the grocery store, figuring out how I can make them a little bit healthier. It&rsquos fun! My kids are my food critics, and since we watch a lot of cooking shows together, they have the vocab to tell me my food is &ldquoa little bit dense&rdquo or &ldquounder seasoned&rdquo&mdashand yes, their newly sophisticated words are a blessing and a curse!

Where did your bowties recipe come from?

My aunt and uncle have a huge house a couple cities away, and they host birthdays and cookouts over the summer. Back in 2005, my great aunt brought some cheesy bowtie pasta, a fun riff on baked mac and cheese, to one of their cookouts, and we all just loved that dish. We&rsquove all been hooked on it ever since! Spaghetti is fine, but bowties just make everything so much more fun. Each family now replicates it at home, with our own spins on the original. I add more rosemary and oregano and melt extra cheese, and I add sausage. My kids like it, my extended family likes it. Once, I brought leftovers to work and my coworker ate it&mdashcold!

What&rsquos special about cooking in your house?

At my place, bowties are a ritual, a comfort food. If we have something good happen&mdashand I&rsquom one of those moms who will celebrate anything, honor roll, St. Patrick&rsquos Day, whatever&mdashit&rsquos like, hey, let&rsquos make bowties. I always have about 2-3 boxes of bowties and a few cans of spaghetti sauce in my pantry. A nice cold soda always pairs well with a hot, out-of-the-oven dinner. It might sound a little cheesy, but a Coke with my cheesy bowties makes it feel a little more special. A Coke and a smile. That phrase will never go out of style.


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