What’s For Dinner?
Triple Cheese Macaroni - from OK Cafe
(First star is lowest, fourth star is highest)
From the menu of . . . OK Cafe
1284 W. Paces Ferry Road
Q: As a good Southern girl, I've eaten a lot of macaroni and cheese in my lifetime, but nothing tops the Triple Cheese Macaroni version they serve at the OK Cafe. Any chance they'd share their yummy secret?
-- Tammy S. Davis, Marietta
A: This macaroni and cheese is not just for kids. Three cheeses and some special seasonings make this dish a hit. Cover the baking dish with plastic wrap (such as Saran Wrap), then aluminum foil, to steam it and make it creamier.
Hands on time: 15 minutes Total time: 1 hour Serves: 6
8 ounces elbow macaroni
3/4 cup whole milk
1/2 cup half and half
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon chopped parsley
1/4 teaspoon sugar
Pinch cayenne pepper
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 tablespoon ranch seasoning
10 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated
5 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, grated
5 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated