Spicy Egg Clouds in Ciabatta Boats

Spicy Egg Clouds with Ciabatta Boats! This stuffed-bread egg bake is so delicious and easy for breakfast! | hostthetoast.com

Did I mention that I was going on vacation to Lake George?

And that I went, came back, and have been home for about a week now (but still have not snapped back from “I need to be out in a cabin in the mountains” mode)?

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Pupusa Pizza

Pupusa Pizzas! These Salvadoran style flatbreads are made of cheese-stuffed, ultra-thick corn tortillas, and topped with chorizo refried beans! It's easier to make than you'd think! | hostthetoast.comDoes an ultra-thick homemade corn tortilla that’s stuffed to the gills with melted cheese and griddled until golden brown sound like your idea of nirvana, yes or yes?

And if you topped said ultra-thick corn tortilla with chorizo refried beans, sliced serrano peppers, crunchy radish, cilantro, and sour cream, about what are the odds that you’d malfunction from tastiness overload?

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Frico Egg Breakfast Tacos

Frico Egg Breakfast Tacos. Put your leftovers in a shell made of crispy cheese and eggs! | hostthetoast.com

Raise your hand if you go to bed excited to wake up and eat leftovers for breakfast. (My hand’s up, and I really hope I’m not the only one.) Or, better yet, you forget about them, wake up starving, open the fridge, and the refrigerator light illuminates your leftovers like some kind of divine answer to your morning hunger. It’s enough to bring a tear to my eye.

I won’t pretend that I haven’t ever taken a cold slice of pizza straight from the fridge and eaten it in the AM, but isn’t it even better when you can breakfast-ify what you have waiting in the fridge from the night before? Like, say, by nestling it in between a breakfast taco shell made of crispy cheese and perfectly cooked egg? Oh yes.

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BBQ Chicken Mac & Cheese

BBQ Chicken Mac & Cheese.  Wisconsin cheddar + smoked gouda + BBQ sauce + smoky jalapenos and onions = the flavors of a summer backyard cookout in one deliciously cheesy dish. Not to mention, it's a great way to use up leftover chicken! | hostthetoast.com

This post is sponsored by the Wisconsin Cheese Board, whose noble cause involves getting you to eat more delicious cheese. That, I can get behind.

Today, I want to tell you about something that holds a very big, very special place in my heart. No, it’s not James (sorry, babe). No, it’s not Netflix (sorry, other babe). It’s cheese. The babe-est of all the babes. The true wooer of women across the world. And men. And especially food bloggers who find the energy to write their posts through the endless raiding of their refrigerator’s deli drawer.

I couldn’t even guess how many ounces of cheese I’ve eaten today, guys, and that’s probably for the best.

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Cuban Caesar Salad

Cuban Caesar Salad. This twist on the classic Caesar features tostones, avocado, manchego cheese, and a zesty dressing that I can't get enough of. | hostthetoast.com

Do you have one classic dish that you simply can’t get enough of? One that you will order, without fail, every time you go out? If so, welcome to the club. James and I have eaten Caesar Salad at least once a week for the past… I don’t know… two years? Yeah, I’m serious.

In fact, I often try to find ways to incorporate Caesar Salad into my meals when I’m not eating Caesar Salad. I’ll put a Caesar spin on brussels sprouts. I’ll eat Chicken Caesar Pizza. I’ll lay a coat of Caesar dressing on things it clearly doesn’t belong on. I’ll make fusion recipes with my favorite ethnic foods and –you guessed it– Caesar salad.

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