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Mingling at Mingle (and lobster mac and cheese!)

Back in January, I won a gift card from the On the Edge blog for getting the “Anyway. . .” award – this essentially means that I was the commenter most likely to bring off track conversations back on topic. Ha.

Anyway. . .

I happily received a gift card to Mingle, a fairly new restaurant in Albany that replaced The Wine & Diner (which I had loved). The fiance and I checked it out, went back with my parents, and just went for a third time last night to celebrate our four year anniversary.

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Macaroni and cheese with tomatoes

Okay, this recipe is actually called “Macaroni Tomato Casserole” and it’s from The Rookie Cook Cookbook, but it’s basically macaroni and cheese. With tomatoes.


  • 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp and 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 (10 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (14 oz) can condensed tomato soup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

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