O’so Eats: Homemade Macaroni and Cheese


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You'll be hard-pressed to find a favorite on the menu at Winston-Salem based restaurant, O'So Eats. That's because every item on the menu is just as decadent as the next. Co-owner Spiro Strates shared his favorite recipe for this beloved comfort food classic.

What You'll Need

2 cups whole milk
1 quart heavy cream (not whipping cream)
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup shredded Gouda cheese
3 cups fontina cheese
1 cup parmesan cheese or asiago
1 cup breadcrumbs
Hot sauce to taste
3 cups macaroni

Oso Eats Restaurant in Winston-SalemWhat You'll Do

Melt butter in pot on low. Once melted, add flour and cook on low for four minutes. Slowly whisk in milk, then add cream. Turn heat up to medium. Whisk every couple of minutes until it thickens. Bring pot of water to boil. Add macaroni. Cook macaroni until slightly under-cooked. Pull off and strain well. Once sauce is thickened, add the cheese (save 1/2 parmesan for topping at the end) and stir until melted. Add well-drained macaroni. Should be slightly watery. Add hot sauce to taste. Pour into pan top with breadcrumbs and little more parmesan, and bake till top is golden brown.

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