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boozer 08-24-2013 08:26 PM

Mac n Cheese
 
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A note to the moderators; at first glance, it may appear that this thread should be moved to the apps and sides section, but wait there's more.
This mac n cheese starts with some rib trimmings, I like to make them into little piles, since the button bones and some other parts are scrawny.

boozer 08-24-2013 08:32 PM

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Next is the mac n cheese. I originally intended to make sweet corn, but my mother in law stopped by and gave me these chicken legs. In hindsight I should have used the chargriller, but everyone fit nice and cozy in here, a little tight, but the corn got left out

boozer 08-24-2013 08:39 PM

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The mac smoked for 2 and a half hours. I added some provalone, butter and cheese soup on the top, left it open for a half hour, then stirred it in covered it for a half hour, and did that twice.

boozer 08-24-2013 08:43 PM

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After 2 hours the chicken was done, so I took them off to rest, and put the riblets on top of the mac to finish, with the lid on it. Then I chopped up the pork and mixed it in with the mac, and picked a few anahiem peppers, because you gotta have some kind of veggies, Right?

bigwheel 08-25-2013 08:33 AM

Yum yum. Looks good.

bbquzz 08-25-2013 09:18 AM

Looks good enough to eat and that plated picture is great!

Nick Prochilo 08-25-2013 01:33 PM

That don't suck!

bigwheel 08-25-2013 11:20 PM

I got grand kids who like Mac N Cheese. Do adults like that too?

boozer 08-26-2013 11:53 AM

I think so, at least, I do. But I also like pop-tarts, and hot dogs, and kool-aid. So what the hell do I know! Also, this is slightly different than the stuff that comes in the blue box.

bigwheel 08-26-2013 12:33 PM

Yes..it looks special. The high screwl cafeteria up in Whiskeyta Falls made the best. I guess they used a bunch of cheese which they got free from the guv'ment or something. It had a brown leather top of cheese on it. Still aint quite figgered how they made it.

Max 08-26-2013 01:19 PM

Everyone likes Mac & Cheese BW!!!

boozer 08-26-2013 01:48 PM

maybe they smoked it, lol! you can have my recipe if you want, I promise the grandkids will love it

bigwheel 08-26-2013 02:34 PM

Ok..I will take it.

boozer 08-26-2013 03:29 PM

Hey you got it!
ok, so you gotta boil 2 cups of macaroni, only for about 4 minutes. you don't want to cook it all the way. drain and set aside.
then you get:
4 tbsp of butta
1.5 cups of shredded sharp chedda
1 cup of co-jack
1 can of condensed chedda soup
1 cup of buttermilk
1 half cup of sour cream
Then you melt everything together in a saucepan (except the noodles) and stir in some seasonings
black pepper
salt
paprika
ground mustard
rosemary
dill
I'm not real good at measuring seasonings, it's just to taste but it's about a tsp of pepper and salt and maybe 1/2 tsp of each of the rest.
now you can stir in the noodles and do one of 2 things; you can put it in the crock pot for a couple of hours and it will be fine. Or... you can top it with more cheese (whatever kind you want) and put it on the smoke pit with no lid, for 1/2 hour. Stir it, cover it for another 1/2 hour. then add more cheese, butter and cheese soup on the top, to keep it from getting dry and smoke it with the lid off for another 30 min. then same thing stir and cover for 30 min more, then add meat. pile it on top, for the final half hour. then chop the meat and mix it in too, and then eat

boozer 08-26-2013 04:32 PM

I'd bet you could top it with guv'ment cheese and leave it open for the last 1/2 hour, to get that leathery brown cafeteria crust you're looking for. Ooh, memm-orieees!!

bbquzz 08-26-2013 07:14 PM

Great sounding recipe boozer, that one is going in the book, thanks for sharing.

MI Smoke 08-27-2013 08:24 AM

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Originally Posted by bigwheel (Post 259857)
I got grand kids who like Mac N Cheese. Do adults like that too?

Ohya old folks like mac and cheese.
You ever tried Famous D's Jap mac and cheese? Yum yum

bigwheel 08-27-2013 10:50 AM

Sounds excellent. Thanks for sharing. First one I recall seeing using Cheddar Soup. Thats good stuff. Bet it gives a good flavor wallop.

Max 08-27-2013 11:35 AM

Yes, think I will try it here shortly!

bigwheel 08-27-2013 07:32 PM

Hey M1 those Japs do sound like a great addition.


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