Wednesday, January 6, 2016
In anticipation for the upcoming annual New Hampshire’s Own Macaroni and Cheese Bake-off, we are polling our Facebook and Twitter followers using #NHandCheese to tell us their secret comfort food ingredients for a chance to win 2016 NH Mac & Cheese Bake Off event tickets!
If you are looking to enhance your roni, here is a partial list of cheesy mix-ins for your experimenting pleasure! Check out the contest details and let us know your best flavors for a chance to win tickets!
Cream Cheese, Laura M.
Sweetened condensed milk and turmeric, Ilene M.
Pepperoni, Clara M.
Apples, Debby M.
Mom’s recipe and her love, Eileen M.
Home-grown, hand-ground coriander and a few words of love, Linda B.
Sharp cheddar, Gruyère and Romano cheese, and bacon and tomatoes, Karen M.
Bacon, Susan W.
Cheese sauce made from a rue of flour and butter, mixed with mild and sharp cheddar cheeses, Abby T.
Gruyère and other cheeses along with a bit of mustard with optional bacon and/or tomatoes, Tammy C.
Nutritional yeast, Valerie V.
Sautéed onions and peppers and even a little diced up steak, Jenny N.
A lot of sharp cheddar, a little cream cheese and at least a dash of crushed red pepper, Kelly G.
Feta cheese with some Greek sausage, Maria L.
Asiago and Gruyère cheese blend, Anonymous
Caramelized onions, Caitlyn H.
A blend of different cheese (depending on the type your making) and using evaporated milk instead of regular milk, Amanda N.
Hormel chili & Frank’s hot sauce, Krystal B.
Jalapeños and cayenne pepper, Nancy C.
Gruyère cheese and crispy bacon, Marlane B.
Smoked Gouda and Bacon, Ashley B.
Cream cheese, Adriane, C.
Hot peppers and Gruyère cheese, Anonymous
Everyone has their own way of making their macaroni the cheesiest! On average, NH cheese-connoisseurs prefer white cheddar and baked mac & cheese over yellow and stove-top alternatives. Here are some our favorite mac and cheese recipes! Find more gooey-golden deliciousness on our Macaroni and Cheese board on Pinterest!