Perhaps it was because I bought the wrong cheese, or that I didn't follow the directions to the letter. I won't blame Rachael Ray for the complete and utter fail of her Green Noodles and Ham recipe.
I can't help but think that even if I did everything correctly, it wouldn't have looked much different.
My stomach was hurting from laughing so hard before I even called the girls down to dinner. I had told them that for dinner we were having noodles and cheese, "just like macaroni and cheese." As I slopped the congealing masses onto plates, it conjured mental images of the mom's cooking in Better Off Dead.
::tangent to share scary pie::
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::end tangent to share scary pie::
I had the foresight to catch Jem's reaction to seeing her plate. Here's the unsuspecting child posing.
"What is this? What is our food? It looks yucky! Can I have sour cream on it? Can I have some bread? ::insert gagging noise for dramatic effect:: Can I have a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? The green stuff looks yucky."
She totally called it.
I'm still laughing.