Mac & Cheese Cups

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Mac & Cheese Cups
You can create this mac & cheese recipe in a cast iron or you can have them in a little cups.
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Get water boiling (in a pot) before putting your elbows in and add a capful of oil to your water. You can add in some salt here and take out from the cream so it's not over salted especially from cheese.
  3. While your water is boiling begin prepping you "roux". - Place the butter in your pot and once it's melted add your minced garlic.
  4. Once the garlic and butter have browned, add the whipping cream in a pot along with with the milk. Stir so it doesn't stick to the pan while heating on a low-medium heat.
  5. You'll gradually start adding your seasonings and stir them in.
  6. Next you'll start adding your cheeses in and be sure to keep the mixture going so the cheese is melted. You're using half of the 8oz bag of shredded cheese on this step.
  7. The water should be boiling now, you'll add your noodles in for less than the al dente time it says on the box. - Sometimes 6 minutes, so you would do 4.5-5 minutes.
  8. Back to your cream and cheese mixture, make sure that the cheese has melted down enough.
  9. Remove your noodles at the 4.5-5 minute mark, strain them and then you'll add them to the "roux" that you've made. Gently stir them in. This step is where you'd mix in some herbs.
  10. If you accidentally added more milk or you think it's too "liquidy" (totally not a word), you can sprinkle some breadcrumbs in to thicken it. Just note that you'll want it gooey, so don't overdo the breadcrumbs.
Cast Iron Mac & Cheese
  1. If you're choosing to go for the cast iron or a baking pan, you'll coat the pan.
  2. Then you'll place your cheese and noodle mixture into the cast iron.
  3. Be sure to top with some more cheese and a sprinkle of breadcrumb.
  4. Place in the oven to bake for 20-25 minutes or until the top has browned nicely.
  5. Gentle remove the cast iron or baking pan from the oven, place it on the table with a serving spoon and enjoy!
Mac & Cheese Cups
  1. If you're choosing the cups, you'll spray the cups down (I used re-usable silicon cups).
  2. You'll scoop the cheese and noodle mixture into each cup.
  3. Top it off with cheese and breadcrumbs.
  4. Place in the oven to bake for 15-20 minutes or until the top has browned nicely.
  5. Gentle remove from the oven and plate the cup on a tray. Then be sure to enjoy!
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Pull Apart Bread

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Pull Apart Brad
Good for any get together for holidays, events and sports! Can be vegan friendly, vegetarian or all meats!
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Cut the pull apart bread vertically and horizontally without cutting into the bottom. Make sure that you have good sized cubes.
  3. Next add your butter into the slits then prosciutto and cheeses. If you notice that a cube of the bread is coming up just stuff it back down.
  4. Once your bread is super stuffed, drizzle olive oil over top then sprinkle your garlic across it.
  5. Place your bread on a non-stick baking sheet or one that has been sprayer. Put it in the oven for 15 minutes.
  6. Once your timer goes off at the 15 minute mark, check that the cheese is melted enough and the bread as "browned".
  7. When you have finished baking, carefully remove it from the oven and plate or leave on the tray.
  8. At this point I'm burning my fingers diving right in, but I suggest letting it cool slightly.
  9. Serve, eat and enjoy!
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