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Macaroni N Cheese

The perfect way to end the day…a classic family favorite.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked macaroni
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt & pepper to taste

In large pot, boil water. Add macaroni and cook until tender. Drain. Set aside. Melt butter in small pan and add flour. Cook over low heat until thickened. Whisk in milk until smooth. Add in cheese and stir until melted. Add macaroni and stir until coated. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Blue Cheese Burger

Get grilling with this savory all-american burger!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • t tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil

For serving:

  • 8 slices bacon
  • 8 ounces blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 cups arugula or lettuce
  • 4 toasted buns
  • Dijon mustard

Directions:

  1. Combine first six ingredients and separate into four equal sized patties approximately 3/4 inches thick.
  2. Grill the burgers on medium high heat until golden brown and slightly charred on the first side, about 4-6 minutes (depending on how you like your meat.) Flip over the burgers and repeat.
  3. While burger is cooking, cook bacon on a skillet, drain excess grease.
  4. Add bleu cheese to burger 1 minute before finished cooking. Toast buns on grill.
  5. Toss arugula with 2 tsp. of olive oil. Top burger with arugula, bacon, Dijon mustard and any other toppings of choice (tomato, onion, etc.).

Food Club Mac & Cheese Tator Tot Casserole

All the Food Club staple items come together in one tasty casserole. Try out this Food Club favorite.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 box Food Club Macaroni & Cheese
  • 1/2 lb cooked ground taco meat, seasoned with taco seasoning
  • 1 1/2  cup shredded cheese
  • tator tots

Preheat oven to 350° F.  Cook macaroni & cheese according to package directions. Place completed macaroni & cheese in the bottom of a 9×9 glass pan. Top with cooked ground taco meat. Sprinkle shredded cheese all over. Top with tator tots to completely cover taco meat. Bake for 12-15 minutes.

Red, White and Bleu Burger

Show your Patriotism with this delicious Red, White and Bleu Burger!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • t tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil

For serving:

  • 8 slices bacon
  • 8 ounces bleu cheese
  • 2 cups arugula or lettuce
  • 4 toasted buns
  • Dijon mustard

Directions:

  1. Combine first six ingredients and separate into four equal sized patties approximately 3/4 inches thick.
  2. Grill the burgers on medium high heat until golden brown and slightly charred on the first side, about 4-6 minutes (depending on how you like your meat.) Flip over the burgers and repeat.
  3. While burger is cooking, cook bacon on a skillet, drain excess grease.
  4. Add bleu cheese to burger 1 minute before finished cooking. Toast buns on grill.
  5. Toss arugula with 2 tsp. of olive oil. Top burger with arugula, bacon, Dijon mustard and any other toppings of choice (tomato, onion, etc.).

Grilled Cheese 10 Ways

Today is National Grilled Cheese Day! The perfect day to grab some bread, cheese, butter and get to grilling. Grilled cheese is a family favorite meal because it is super easy to make and super tasty to eat. The classic is delicious but there are so many yummy ways  to eat grilled cheese. It can be made to eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert. Here are 10 ways to grilled cheese, along with the ingredients needed, that we think are scrumptious. Enjoy!

  • Hawaiian: pineapple slices, Canadian bacon slices, Monterrey jack cheese
  • Bacon: provolone cheese, mild cheddar cheese, bacon strips
  • Pepperoni Pizza: pizza sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese
  • Fried Egg: fried egg, colby jack cheese, pepper jack cheese
  • Banana Honey: banana slices, cream cheese, honey
  • Bacon, Avocado, Tomato: bacon strips, mozzarella cheese, avocado slices, tomato slices, basil leaves
  • Cheddar Apple Bacon: cheddar cheese, apple slices, bacon strips
  • Caprese: basil leaves, tomato slices, mozzarella cheese
  • Caramel Apple: cream cheese, apple pie filling, caramel sauce
  • Ham Havarti: ham slices, havarti cheese, dijon mustard, honey