October's here, and cool weather--perfect for mac and cheese--is on the way. This recipe, contributed by Irma Thomas, Grammy winner and Soul Queen of New Orleans, appears in the WWOZ cookbook, That Sounds Good. If you're a fan of cheese, this recipe will sound excellent.
1 box mac and cheese mix, prepared according to package instructions
1/2 cup each shredded mild Cheddar cheese, Pepper Jack cheese and American cheese, or any combination of your favorite cheeeses.
4 eggs (at least)
1 to 2 cups whole milk
1 tablespoon sugar (or to taste)
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
Combine the mac and cheese, shredded cheeses, eggs, milk, sugar and butter in a bowl and mix well. Pour into a large baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Enjoy!
You can find this recipe and more like it from Louisiana musicians and other friends of WWOZ in our cookbook: That Sounds Good!