Saturday, April 27, 2013

Lobster Mac n Cheese

Here's my Lobster Mac n Cheese recipe from Ina Garten for all of my IG fam that requested it :) Enjoy!!

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Kosher salt
Vegetable oil
1 pound cavatappi or elbow macaroni
1 quart milk
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
12 ounces Gruyere cheese, grated (4 cups)
8 ounces extra-sharp Cheddar, grated (2 cups)
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 pounds cooked lobster meat
1 1/2 cups fresh white bread crumbs (5 slices, crusts removed)


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Drizzle oil into a large pot of boiling salted water. Add the pasta and cook according to the directions on the package, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain well.

Meanwhile, heat the milk in a small saucepan, but don't boil it. In a large pot, melt 6 tablespoons of butter and add the flour. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring with a whisk. Still whisking, add the hot milk and cook for a minute or two more, until thickened and smooth. Off the heat, add the Gruyere, Cheddar, 1 tablespoon salt, the pepper, and nutmeg. Add the cooked macaroni and lobster and stir well. Place the mixture in 6 to 8 individual gratin dishes.

Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, combine them with the fresh bread crumbs, and sprinkle on the top. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbly and the macaroni is browned on the top.

Like A Boy...

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Brooklyn Nets Cap
F21 basic crop tank
Boyfriend jeans by Minusey
"Morpheus" necklace by moi CitizenLMS

Howdy boys n girls! lol Its been ages since my last post, so I thought I would play around a little with my ipad before I got to work on these freelance projects. Lately I've been bumming around in boyfriend jeans, combat boots and crop tops...not really the most professional gear but I feel the most comfortable like this when I'm working on art projects non stop so this has pretty much been my uniform for the last 3 weekend LOL. I hope everyone is having a great start to their weekend and thank you so much for sticking with me through this mini hiatus!