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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Treat Tuesday #10...

 Treat Tuesday - Macaroni & Cheese
(by Patti LaBelle)

*I am a huge fan of Mac & Cheese.
*I was excited to see this new recipe by Patti LaBelle.  
*It did not disappoint!  

*1 tablespoon vegetable oil
*1 lb macaroni
*8 tablespoons butter
*1 tablespoon butter
*1/2 cup muenster cheese, shredded
*1/2 cup mild cheddar cheese, shredded
*1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
*1/2 cup monterey jack cheese, shredded
*2 cups half-and-half
*8 ounces Velveeta cheese, cubed
*2 eggs, lightly beaten
*1/4 teaspoon seasoning salt
*1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


1 - Preheat oven to 350.
2 -  Lightly butter a deep 2 1/2 quart baking dish.
3 -  Fill a large pot with water and bring to a rapid boil.
4 -  Add macaroni and the 1 TB oil.
5 -  Cook for 7 minutes, or until somewhat tender.
6 -  Drain well, and return to the pot.
7 -  Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt 8 TB of the butter.
8 -  Stir into macaroni.
9 -  In a large bowl, combine all of the shredded cheeses.
10 -  To the macaroni, add 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheeses, half and half, the cubed cheese and the eggs, and the seasoned salt and pepper.
11 - Transfer to the prepared casserole dish, and top with remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese.
12-  Dot with remaining 1 TB of the butter.
13 -  Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and bubbly.
14 -  Serve hot.

Treat Tuesday - Middle Grade Book

The Real Boy by Anne Ursu

*I haven't read this book yet, but know it will be a treat.

*Eagerly awaiting its arrival in the mail.


Treat Tuesday - Adult Book

We Are Water by Wally Lamb

*Wally Lamb is my favorite author for adult books.

*This new book comes out on October 22nd and I can't wait!  

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