And finally, the recipe I tried...
Sage Brown Butter & Bacon Mac 'n Cheese
Difficulty level: Medium (I managed okay, so it might be easy for you).
Key ingredients: Butter, bacon, sage leaves (which Whole Foods doesn't stock, but powder worked), shallot, jalapeño, "assorted" cheeses, and breadcrumbs.
Directions: Wander around Whole Foods looking for sage leaves. Ask a nice employee to help you find them. Wait while they walkie talkie produce to no avail. Go home. Saute bacon with jalapeños and shallots, melt butter with sage powder. Add flour and whisk with a
hmm, this wooden spoon s hould work fork, shred some cheese and a little bit of your thumb, mix in way more cheese than seems reasonable. Add to cooked mac. Put it in the oven. Eat for a few days straight. Go to the gym at some point.