Williams Sonoma – Nachos Grill Plate

I received this BBQ grill plate from WIlliams Sonoma as a gift late last year, and I finally got around to using it.  This grill plate works best on the BBQ and it can be used for anything you want to keep hot (ie fajitas, nachos, etc).

Here’s the link to the grill plate on william-sonoma.com:

//www.williams-sonoma.com/products/1926021/

Long story short, the nachos turned out great.  The photo is coming soon.

[UPDATED Sept-2012]

I’ve used this a few times now and I’d still recommend it.  While it’s certainly good at making nachos, it’s also good at cooking/serving sizzling fajitas.  Warning:  just be careful — the grill plate gets (and stays) very hot.

What Do Pregnant Women Crave?

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What is the #1 food item is that women crave while pregnant?

You guessed it, nachos!  According to these 40 Interesting Facts, it’s true, women crave nachos more than anything else.

But are Nachos safe to eat when you’re pregnant?  Before all you pregnant women decide to raid your local 7-11 and pack your minivan full of pounds of chips and gallons of nacho cheese, you may want to read this warning.

“Women may want to think twice about ordering those nachos the next time they’re out. A new study from Harvard University has found that eating a lot of corn tortillas during pregnancy could be linked to an increased risk of birth defects.”

Source: //www.pregnancy-info.net/in_the_news111.html

How Many Nachos Would It Take To…

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Have you ever wondered how many orders of Taco Bell nachos it would take to fulfill your daily recommended amount of Vitamin C? Well we have, and thanks to the Taco Bell Nutrition Calculator over at www.yum.com, we have your answer.

What do you think it is?

Click here to find out.

 

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Only a True Nacho Cheese Lover Would Go This Far

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You may be surprised to learn that I’m not the owner of this license plate, nor are any of the other authors here at ILoveNachoCheese.com. 

In fact, no one in California has snatched up this gem of a plate!  When I visited the Department of Motor Vehicles site in California, I was shocked to find that to this date, no nacho lover out there has purchased this personalized license plate.

Now that you all know, will someone grab it up before I do?  Whether I get it or not, this is possibly the BEST personalized plate I’ve ever seen (if you’ve seen one cooler, let us know)

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Should Fondue be Considered Nacho Cheese?

FondueI’m going to pose a question that has come up during some casual conversations with friends of mine.

Can fondue be considered nacho cheese? 

I argue no and here’s why…

To me, nacho cheese in its simplest form is not an elegant food that the "aristocrats" of society would proclaim to enjoy.  Fondue is the opposite.  Going further, the history of nachos dates back to 1943.  You can read the full story here, but to make a long story short, it wasn’t until 1977 when nachos were brought to Arlington Stadium in Texas that the popularity of nacho cheese exploded.  Can you see people eating fondue at a ball-game?  Heck no!

My point is this…Fondue is not nacho cheese, it’s melted "wannabe" nacho cheese at best.

Post your comments, do you agree with me or disagree?

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Beavis and Butthead Were Nacho Lovers

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If you were at least 14 years old between the years 1993 and 1997 then you definitely remember Beavis and Butthead.  These two high school students loved to watch music videos, hang out at the mall, try to "score with chicks", and most importantly eat nachos.

Nachos were actually eaten by Beavis and Butthead so much that a t-shirt was made and sold to fans all over.  But wait…

You can actually still purchase this t-shirt from Amazon.  Unfortunately they only have XX-Large… but then again if we think of who is actually going to buy this shirt, it makes sense.

Fact or Fiction: Is Nacho Cheese Bad for You?

Kraft_2 The public perception is that all nacho cheese is bad for you.  Determined to uncover the truth in the matter, I felt inclined to investigate the nutritional data for three readily available nacho cheese products found at my local Safeway grocery store. 

Specifically, I wanted to directly compare the sauce-type nacho cheese with grated cheese that comes from a bag (as seen in the picture).

Here’s the three products I compared:

  • Frito Lay (sauce cheese in a jar)
  • Tostitos (sauce cheese in a jar)
  • Kraft Mexican Cheese (regular grated style cheese in a bag)

The results of my nutritional analysis may surprise you…

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Taco Bell Extreme Cheese and Beef Quesadilla

Taco_bell_logo Well guess what?  Taco Bell has launched a new item on their menu that involves "extreme cheese."

Having not tried this new quesadilla yet, I’m hesitant to officially endorse it, but I’m intrigued.

If anyone out there has tried the Extreme Cheese and Beef Quesadilla from Taco Bell, let me know how you liked it.

I’ll be going to Taco Bell soon to try this out for myself.  Once I’ve tasted it, I’ll be sure to post a review on the site asap.

Frenchos? I’ll take the Zero

Frenchos If there’s any nacho out there that could be classified as doltish, this is it. Just as it was declared earlier that fondue is not nacho cheese, this little recipe is in no way, shape, or form nachos. Lest anyone think that by melting a dab o’ fromage on a tortilla chip automatically constitutes a nacho, they are sadly mistaken. Nachos should never have to be "plated" or "presented." Nachos are to be prepared by grabbing a handful of chips, thowing them into a bowl, and smothering it with molten hot nacho cheese. 

This recipe is a disgrace and an insult to all nacho lovers. Now excuse me while I slice a cube of Reblochon and pair it elegantly with a bold glass of 2003 Cotes du Rhone Villages Cairanne.

How to Remember the Order of the Planets

Story suggestion by: Shara M. Email us a story. PlanetsLast year, scientists totally pulled a “my bad” and reneged on their previous statement that Pluto is a full-fledged planet. Pluto has now been demoted to a “dwarf planet.” No really…I’m serious. That’s like the astronomical term and everything! With that logic, does that mean dwarf people aren’t full-fledged people? Well…according to scientist, probably so.  Discrimination aside, kids across the land must find a new way to learn the order of planets.

Growing up it was: My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas. Obviously, that will no longer work. Fortunately, there’s a new phrase to help us remember the order of the planets.

 

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