Grown Up Mac & Cheese with updated Danish Cube Steak

GROWN UP MAC & CHEESE
12 ounce package pasta
3 tablespoons flour
3 tablespoons butter
2 cups whole milk
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon Frank's hot sauce
3/4 cup sharp white cheddar cheese
3 ounces bleu cheese crumbles
1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain Well.
  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan.  Add salt.
  • In a small food processor pulse bleu cheese crumbles until fine.  Set aside.
  • Add flour and whisk constantly over medium heat until smooth.
  • Gradually add milk, whisking constantly.  
  • Add hot sauce.  Bring to a slow boil.  Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in all cheeses, salt and pepper to taste until smooth.
  • Mix pasta and cheese mixture together until well blended.
  • Scoop into a casserole or ramekins.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes.
  • Top with chopped chives.

    DANISH CUBE STEAK REVISITED
    3 ounces bleu cheese crumbles
    3/4 cup mayonnaise
    1/4 cup minced green onions
    6 pork cube steaks
    1/2 cup panko crumbs
    2 tablespoons butter
    • In a small food processor blend together the mayonnaise, bleu cheese crumbles and green onions until smooth.
    • Coat steaks on both sides with mayonnaise mixture.
    • Dredge through panko crumbs.
    • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
    • Add cube steaks and brown on both sides.

        7 comments:

        Brenda said...

        You had me at blue cheese crumbles. This sounds seriously grown up and seriously good! Even my husband who isn't a HUGE mac and cheese fan (like me) would gobble this up!

        Martha (MM) said...

        Sounds great! I miss the photos!!

        Martha (MM) said...

        There's the photos - much better! Looks really delicious :-)

        Forgetfulone said...

        Wow! That's a feast! Yum, yum!

        Jenn said...

        You had me at the mac and cheese, but then I saw the cube steak and ... WOW!! Yes, I would like a plate of all of that.. thank you!!!

        Brenda said...

        Just stopping back by to give a big thank you for linking this up to Cookbook Sundays. I hope you have a wonderful week!

        BerryMorins Bits & Tips said...

        The Mac & Cheese and Danish Cube Steak! I'm going to bookmark both recipes.
        You have a delicious menu plan.
        Have a wonderful weekend.