Chaz is a great friend who I used to work with years ago who has a gift in the kitchen, he makes the yummiest foods and this ooey gooey Mac & Cheese is positivitely sinful. This is a perfect dish to fix when you are feeding a ton of friends and family and want them to feel loved! This my friends is comfort food at its finest. Loaded with flavor this mac & cheese will be the hit at your next church pot luck or family gathering! This is the most requested side dish at all my family gatherings! As you can see (above) it looks great on the retro buffet (stove top!) I know you will enjoy!
Chaz’s Oooey Gooey Mac & Cheese
2 lb box your favorite pasta
1 stick of butter
16 0z sour cream
1 cup milk
1 lg block Velvetta
2 cans cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of chicken
2 bags shredded sharp cheddar cheese, 1 reserved for topping
Butter your (very large) baking dish, cook pasta apx 2/3 of suggested time, drain and add butter, milk and velvetta, pasta will continue to cook, add soups, 1 nag shredded cheese and sour cream, layer pasta mixture, sprinkle with shredded cheese, repeat as many layers as you can and top with remaining shredded cheese. Bake in 350 oven until golden brown, and cheeses are oozing to the top! SINFUL! You can thank me later!!
A few weeks ago my girlfriend Meredyth shared with me her daughters favorite “celebration meal” and I was in love with the idea of something that sounds so decant yet, is so quick and easy to make!! Can you say score?! This is a beautiful dish that you can have on the table in under 30 mins!
Bucatini with clams
1 lb your favorite pasta cooked al dente, reserve 1/4 cup pasta water
1 T butter
1 T olive oil
2 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
dash of salt
dash of crushed red pepper (to taste)
1 onion, chopped
1 cup white wine
1- 14 oz can diced tomatoes
3- 6.5 oz cans chopped clams with juice
several handfuls of fresh spinach
Cook pasta and set to side, reserving a little pasta water. Chop onion and saute’ in olive oil/butter combo till soften add garlic soften a few mins, add diced tomatoes and juice, white wine, then add clams with juice, stiring well, top with fresh spinach and cover for 5 mins. Allow to steam pour mix over hot pasta and ENJOY!