TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Gourmet Mac & Cheese From Cucina Fresca

America loves mac and cheese. But too much of America is content to eat reconstituted powdered cheese sauce poured over boiled elbow macaroni. That’s the equivalent of a glass of Tang instead of fresh-squeezed orange juice. If your palate demands a gourmet version of mac and cheese, Cucina Fresca is ready to fill your freezer…
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COOKING VIDEO: Chef Marcus Samuelsson Makes Gourmet Mac & Cheese

  To make mac and cheese from scratch, there’s no better demonstrator than the buoyant and charming Marcus Samuelsson, one of America’s most popular chefs. Chef Samuelsson grew up in Sweden. There he had meat balls with noodles, but didn’t discover macaroni and cheese until he moved to the U.S. “You learn a dish, and…
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SUPER BOWL: Custom Macaroni And Cheese Bar

This could be the hit of the party. Photoby Carlos Andrés Varela Photography.   Wow the crowd with a do-it-yourself Macaroni And Cheese Bar. It takes the concept of macaroni and cheese to a new level: individual customization. Guests start with a bowl of basic mac and cheese and add their favorite toppings: bacon, chilies,…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Make Gourmet Macaroni And Cheese

  Macaroni and cheese is one of America’s favorite comfort foods. Adults and kids both love to reach for a box of mac and cheese mix. But there’s no need to purchase a boxed mix or prepared mac and cheese when it’s so enjoyable to prepare it from scratch. One of our favorite culinarians, Chef…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Smokin’ Mac & Cheese

Smoke up your mac & cheese with smoked cheese and bacon. Photo courtesy MackenzieLtd.com. Add some smoke to your favorite mac & cheese recipe. Divide the total cheese in a 75:25 proportion and use 25% smoked cheese. For example, if 8 ounces of Cheddar cheese are called for, use 6 ounces of Cheddar and 2…
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