Noon Cooking - June 5, 2013
John's City Diner Not-Your-Mama's Macaroni & Cheese
¼ pound Butter
½ cup Flour
2 quarts Milk
2 quarts Heavy Cream
1 each Large onion, small diced
1 pounds Smoked Gouda
2 pounds Cheddar, grated
½ pound Parmesan cheese, shredded
1 tspn Cayenne pepper
3 each Bay leaves
¼ Cup White Wine
Melt butter in a small stock pot, add onion and sweat for 1 to 2 minutes. Add flour and develop a pale roux.
Whisk in milk and allow to thicken slightly
Add heavy cream and bring to a simmer.
Add bay leaves
Slowly incorporate cheddar and smoked Gouda cheeses until melted and blended thoroughly. Slowly add parmesan cheese until a creamy consistency is reached.
Add white wine and cayenne pepper, simmer for 5 minutes.
~Boil pasta following package instructions
~Fold cheese sauce into cooked pasta
~Fold in shaved prosciutto
~Top with Japanese breadcrumbs
~Bake at 350 degrees in non-stick baking pan
~Remove and let rest
~Garnish with scallions and diced tomatoes