Sunday, December 23, 2007

Beefy Mac & Cheese

I apologize for what will be sporadic posting for the next few days. This time between Christmas and New Year's is very hectic in my family.

I made beefy mac & cheese last week. I think it was Thursday's dinner. This is why I can't go too long without posting. Anyway, it was basically my usual mac & cheese recipe only with beef added:

I cooked some onions, garlic and half a green pepper in a little oil, then added the beef (which was actually some leftover meatloaf mix so it was beef, pork and veal). Once that was cooked I seasoned it with salt, pepper and a heaping tablespoon of Dijon mustard. The sauce was made with butter, flour, milk, salt, pepper and paprika. I added about 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese and then mixed in the cooked pasta and the beef mixture. It all went into a greased baking dish and was sprinkled with bread crumbs cooked in butter. It cooked in a 350-degree oven for about 30 minutes until it was bubbly and delicious.
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  1. I dig this!

    I haven't posted in forever. I've also been on christmas vacation the last ten days here in dallas and still won't be cooking at home again until wednesday. I miss it. :)

    hope you had a lovely christmas and happy new year to you and your hubby!

  2. Melissa - Hi!! I just got caught up with posting. It's hard when you aren't doing it every day - it took ages to catch up.

    I had a very nice Christmas. I hope you guys had a happy and healthy New Year! I can't wait to see some pics of your Dallas vacation. :)

  3. holy crap look at all your posts!!! dang, woman. :) I'll comment and look more closely when I get home from work. I have all my pics loaded from dallas and lots of good food to post(and personal pics for my other page). I'm going to get on it tonight.

    and again, happy new year!


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