Smoked Pineapple Mac and Cheese

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Butter baking dish. (Any size baking dish or dishes that you desire)
  3. Grate all cheeses and divide into 3 piles.
  4. Warm milk and cream in sauce pan over low heat. (Do not boil)
  5. Bring a large pot of sea salted water to a boil.
  6. Melt butter in a large saucepan over Medium heat.
  7. Add in flour to butter and whisk constantly for 5 minutes.
  8. Slowly whisk in warmed milk and cream mixture very, very slowly. Whisking constantly until mixture is smooth.
  9. Remove from heat and add 1/3 of grated cheese to sauce mixture, sea salt, pepper and tabasco.
  10. Add dried pasta to boiling water and cook for 4 minutes.
  11. Strain pasta and add to sauce mixture. Combine well.
  12. Layer in baking dish. Pasta mixture, grated cheese, pasta mixture and last grated cheese on top.
  13. Drop spoonfuls of Smoked Pineapple Jam to top of Mac and Cheese.
  14. Bake 325 degrees for 12 minutes. Do not over Bake! You basically just want to melt all the cheese.
  15. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

 

– recipe courtesy of: l-alexandrea.com Food Blog