The Utimate Comfort Food: Mac & Cheese

This has nothing to do with hot dogs, but for Thanksgiving my wife made the ultimate in comfort food: Mac & Cheese of course it was the Bombdiggity! I may just have to add this to our menu!  But until then here is the recipe for a smaller serving: I would say about 10

Macaroni & Cheese

THe Ultimate Comfort Food

 

Here’s what you need:

1 pound elbow macaroni pasta
1 cup whole milk
Two 12-ounce cans evaporated milk
3 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
2 sticks butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 pound Colby cheese, shredded
1/2 pound Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1/2 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 pound Velveeta cheese, cut into small chunks
Salt, to taste
1 tablespoon white pepper
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup shredded American or mild Cheddar cheese

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, at the same time Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer the pasta to a 9-by-13-inch casserole dish. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the whole milk, evaporated milk, sour cream, and eggs. Mix with a fork until thoroughly combined.

Add the butter and Colby, Monterey Jack, sharp Cheddar and Velveeta cheeses to the pasta.

Pour the milk and egg mixture over the pasta. Season with salt, pepper and sugar and toss. Sprinkle the top of the pasta with the remaining cup of American or Cheddar cheese.

Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, or until the top is lightly browned.

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