My Miscommunication Ruined A Seafood Mac and Cheese

Indirect instructions to friends made it uneatable

A.J. Bryant
3 min readNov 21, 2023

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fancy macaroni and cheese on a plate
Photo by Tina Witherspoon on Unsplash

I brought seafood macaroni and cheese to a ‘Friendsgiving.’ It was Instagram gorgeous. And then, it wasn’t.

I splurged. It had lump crab claw meat and two pounds of shrimp. I didn’t skimp on the cheeses either; smoked Gouda and Cheddar, Gruyere, all topped with…

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A.J. Bryant

Adopted from Kerala. I write about adoption, my intercultural marriage, contemporary India and more. Prawns are my love language.