'Who's the Mac-Daddy?' Recipes

Tamar, Tamera and Jeannie put their husbands’ taste buds to the test during Who’s the Mac Daddy? The fellas had to guess which mac n’ cheese was prepared by their wives, and now you can taste them too! Try these cheesy recipes, courtesy of “The Real” ladies, at home!

Tamar's Mac n' Cheese

Ingredients:
1 pack elbow pasta
1/2 cup white sharp cheddar
1/2 cup Monterey jack cheese
1 1/2 cup white American cheese
2 tbsp mustard
1 cup of half and half
Mexican Crèma
Onion Powder
Salt
Pepper

Directions:
1. In a pot, mix all 3 cheeses, mustard, onion powder, salt & pepper.

2. Boil some water in a separate pot for the pasta. Once the water starts to bubble, ass in the elbow pasta. 

3. Add Mexican creme and 1 cup of half and half to the mixture.

4. Bake pasta for 35 min.

5. Strain pasta.

6. Mix pasta into sauce pan. 

Jeannie's Mac n' Cheese

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups of pasta
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese – grated
1/2 cup Fontina cheese – grated
1 cup heavy cream
2 tbsp white truffle oil
1/4 cup Panko bread vrumbs
Salt

Directions:
1. Boil a pot of water. 

2. Put pasta into water once it is boiling.

3. Bake until it’s the proper texture.

4. Put cream, truffle oil, cheeses, and salt into separate pot – begin warming. 

5. After pasta is baked and ingredients are warm, strain pasta and mix into other pot. 

6. Transfer mixture into bowl. 

7. Put Panko bread crumbs on top

Tamera's Mac n' Cheese

Ingredients:
2 cups pasta
2/3 cup cheese  - any kind - shredded
5 cups chicken broth
3/4 cup milk
1 tbs butter
1 onion
1 butternut squash
Salt & Pepper 

Directions:
1. Boil a pot of water.

2. Put pasta into water once it is boiling.

3. Bake until it’s the proper texture.

4. In a pan, put butter and chopped unions until cooked. 

5. Put broth into a pot and mix skinned chopped squash – cook until squash is tender.

6. Save 1/2 cup of broth and put it into a blender.

7. Add to blender milk, onions, salt, and squash – puree mixture.

8. Put mixture back into a pot and keep warm. 

9. Add cheese to that pot until melted. 

10. Pour mixture onto cooked pasta.

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