Monthly Archives: August 2012

Me-Me, with the Grandchildren, making “Me-Me’s Famous Mac’n Cheese”

AlL together having the time of our lives making this, ‘grandchildren inspired’, Me-Me’s Famous Mac’n Cheese, from the saucepan rendition to baking it in the oven with an added crunch of buttered panko breadcrumbs

Watch Chef Debee making her famous Me-Me’s Mac’n Cheese on YouTube

CAN BE A TOTALLY GLUTEN FREE DISH

Bake:   370 degrees   Time:   30 minutes

Ingredients

1 pound pasta (we like gemelli) or ( Rice Pasta for a GLUTEN FREE dish)
8 ounces cream cheese
8 ounces Cheddar cheese shredded
8 ounces Swiss or Colby cheese shredded
1 cup Pecorino/Romano cheese grated
1 stick butter
1 1/2 cups half and half

Topping
1 cup Panko bread crumbs
1/2 stick butter melted

Directions

1.  Cook pasta about 5-7 minutes in boiling water
2.  Melt in small pot, the butter and cream cheese till all blended
3.  Drain all water from pasta and return to pan and add the ingredients blending until all blended
4.  Put into a 2 quart buttered casserole
5.  Mix bread crumbs with melted butter together and place on top of pasta
6.  Bake in pre-heated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes