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Mac and Cheese Bar Tips & Ideas

Even as a non-cheezer, I love the concept of a Mac and Cheese Bar for a party or shower. Cook up your favorite macaroni and cheese recipe, then create a bar of fun toppings to let you guests customize their own creation— ham, bacon, different kinds of cheese (blue cheese for a something blue!), mushrooms, asparagus. Let your imagination run wild– and encourage your guests to do the same! Mac and Cheese Bar Inspo Brace yourself. You’re about to get very hungry. This idea is one I haven’t seen before. Surprise your guests with something unique and amazingly yummy. The party pictured is elegant and feminine, but a mac and cheese bar would work well for virtually any event. Superbowl party, kids birthday, bridal shower, Father’s Day, Fourth of July, Christmas, you name it! These are just a few topping ideas. The possibilities are endless! Fresh veggies, pepperoni, sausage, a multitude of cheeses, sauteed onions, sauteed mushrooms, maybe even some fresh pineapple chunks. What DOESN’T taste good with mac and cheese?! Have you attended an …

Fondue recipes, chocolate, cheesy

Yummy Fondue Recipes!

In keeping with my earlier post of a 70s theme 4th of July party, here are my 2 favorite fondue recipes! This is one of the best Swiss fondue recipes I have ever tried. The kirsch is one of the most important ingredients. You can find kirsch liqueur at your local liquor store. But, this is one ingredient you will not be able to substitute or eliminate! While you’re at the liquor store, pick up the Amaretto for the chocolate fondue and a nice bottle of white wine. The best bread to use for the dipping is day old bread. It’s a bit crustier, so it won’t fall apart in the cheese. Make sure you leave some of the crust on each bread cube. I also like Granny Smith apples for dipping in the cheese as well. Classic Swiss Three-Cheese Fondue Recipe 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 cup dry white wine 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 8 ounces Gruyere cheese, rind trimmed and discarded, and shredded (about 2 1/2 cups) 8 ounces Emmentaler cheese, rind …