$50 Macaroni & Cheese will amaze your Friends!
1/2 stick butter
1/3 cup diced onion
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1/3 cup flour
3 cups heavy cream
1 cup Cheddar
1 cup Swiss
1 cup fontina
1 cup jack cheese
salt & pepper to taste
10-12 drops angostura bitters
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1 quart elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
fresh ground black pepper, to taste
chopped fresh parsley, to garnish
The Fun Part:
1/3 cup sliced Black Truffles
1 pound Lobster Tail, poached in butter
In a saucepan over medium high heat melt the butter, sauté the onions and garlic until translucent.
Add the flour and whisk to form a roux.
Reduce the heat and slowly add the 3 cups heavy cream a little at a time stirring with each addition, until smooth. Add shredded Swiss, fontina, cheddar and jack cheese, stir to incorporate.
Add the 10-12 drops angostura bitters and stir until thoroughly combined and smooth.
Simmer a few minutes.
Add the cooked elbow macaroni and cook until heated through.
Pour into a serving platter
Top with shaved parmesan cheese,chopped fresh parsley and fresh ground black pepper.
The Fun Part
Finish with sautéed black truffles and a poached lobster tail
* poach the lobster in butter... see Beurre Monte Poached Seafood in Seafood Chapter