Silky Smooth Smoked Gouda and Sharp Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Bacon
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Silky Smooth Smoked Gouda and Sharp Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Bacon

This was for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was Molecular. This is the only dish I made was Molecular Gastronomy but it really makes the cheese flavour stand out.

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Ingredients

4-serving
  1. 1 1/8 Cups Milk
  2. 11 g Sodium Citrate
  3. 2 Cups Gouda Smoked
  4. 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese Sharp
  5. 2 Cups Macaroni Dry
  6. to taste Salt
  7. Bacon , for garnish

Method

30 mins
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    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook macaroni per package or how you normally would.

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    In a small pot, combine milk and sodium citrate. Whisk to dissolve the sodium citrate and heat over medium heat to a simmer.

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    Gradually add cheese into simmering liquid, blending each addition with an immersion blender until melted and smooth.

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    Drain the macaroni and return to the pot.

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    Stir in the warm cheese sauce and fold in bacon pieces.

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    Season the macaroni and cheese then serve hot.

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