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LuAnn Troxel
Oh yes, it’s that time of year again when the Indiana State Fairgrounds is buzzing with energy for seventeen days! It is the Year of the Farmer at the fair –honoring those who have committed their lives to producing food for the 98% of the population. LuAnn Troxel from Hanna, IN is the honored dairy farmer, so if you see her, make sure you say hi and ‘thank you’ for all the delicious dairy foods. There is always so much to see and do it’s difficult knowing where to start. We know peopleRead More
Heather Tallman - Mac and Cheese - Home Cook

Posted On August 3, 2015By FatAtomIn Entrees, Recipes

Bold Blue Mac & Cheese

Bold Blue Mac & Cheese   Print Author: Heather Tallman – Home Cook Serves: Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 2 cloves garlic 16 ounces cavatappi pasta or penne macaroni 2 medium shallots, minced 3 tablespoons unsalted butter ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 ½ cups whole milk 1 cup whipping cream 12 ounces medium Cheddar cheese, shredded (3 cups) 6 to 8 ounces blue cheese, crumbled (1 ½ cups), divided Salt and pepper to taste 1 cup Panko bread crumbs 4 slices prosciutto or cooked bacon, chopped Instructions Preheat ovenRead More
Christina Van Nevel - Chef mac and cheese
Gluten Free Baked Apple Mac and Cheese   Print Author: Christina Van Nevel - Chef Serves: Makes 12 to 15 servings Ingredients Olive oil 16 ounces gluten free quinoa and brown rice spiral pasta 3 to 4 medium Fuji apples, peeled and cut in ¼-inch slices (about 4 cups) Lemon juice ⅓ cup sugar 1 to 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon ½ to ¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided 5 tablespoons gluten free all-purpose baking mix 2 ½ cups half-and-half ¾ cup whole or 2% milkRead More
LuAnn Troxel recipe - farmer

Posted On August 3, 2015By FatAtomIn Entrees, Recipes

Ultimate Comfort Bacon Mac & Cheese

Ultimate Comfort Bacon Mac & Cheese   Print Author: LuAnn Troxel - Farmer Serves: Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 10 to 12 ounces cavatappi pasta or elbow macaroni ¼ cup (½ stick) butter 2 tablespoons minced onion (I use purple onion) ¼ cup all-purpose flour 3 cups whole milk 8 ounces extra sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups), divided 4 ounces Swiss cheese, shredded (1 cup) 4 ounces original Velveeta cheese food shreds (1 cup) ⅓ cup shredded Parmesan, Asiago and Romano cheese blend 6 to 8 slices bacon,Read More

Posted On August 3, 2015By FatAtomIn Appetizers & Sides, Entrees, Recipes

Captain’s Four Cheese Mac

Captain's Four Cheese Mac   Print Author: Lindsay Reinholt – Home Cook Serves: Makes 8 servings Ingredients 16 ounces elbow macaroni 16 ounces sharp white Cheddar cheese, shredded (4 cups) 12 ounces havarti cheese, shredded (3 cups) 8 ounces mascarpone cheese (1 cup) 8 ounces freshly grated Parmesan cheese (1 cup), divided 3 cups whipping cream Dash salt Dash pepper ½ cup Panko bread crumbs 1 tablespoon butter, melted Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook macaroni according to package directions in boiling salted water until al dente; drain. InRead More

Posted On August 3, 2015By FatAtomIn Appetizers & Sides, Entrees, Recipes

Decadent Macaroni and Cheese

Decadent Macaroni and Cheese   Print Author: Alexa Lemley - Chef Serves: Makes 15 side dish servings/8 main dish servings Ingredients 8 ounces elbow macaroni 2 cups whipping cream ½ cup (1 stick) butter 4 ounces cream cheese 8 ounces sour cream 8 ounces small-curd cottage cheese 16 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded (4 cups), divided 16 ounces queso Chihuahua, shredded (4 cups), divided 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 30 to 31 butter crackers Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a stockpot, cook macaroni in 1 gallon boilingRead More
Sam Schwoeppe  Mac and Cheese -farmer

Posted On August 3, 2015By FatAtomIn Entrees, Recipes

Grandma Goldie’s Hugs Mac and Cheese

Grandma Goldie's Hugs Mac and Cheese   Print Author: Somula (Sam) Schwoeppe – Farmer Serves: 18 to 20 servings Ingredients 24 ounces elbow macaroni 1 pound (4 sticks) butter ½ cup all-purpose flour 4 cups whole milk 16 ounces sharp white Cheddar cheese, shredded (4 cups) 16 ounces Velveeta cheese food loaf, cubed 16 ounces sour cream 1 teaspoon salt or to taste Instructions In an 8-quart pan, cook macaroni in 2 quarts boiling salted water until al dente. Remove from heat; do not drain. Add 2 sticks butter; stirRead More

Posted On August 3, 2015By FatAtomIn Appetizers & Sides, Recipes

Garden Mac and Cheese Bites

Garden Mac and Cheese Bites   Print Cook time 30 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: Fancheon Resler – Home Cook Serves: 2½ dozen Ingredients 12 ounces veggie elbow macaroni (I use Barilla with carrots and squash) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons chopped onion 1 tablespoon each chopped red and green bell pepper 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup whole milk 8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups) ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 4 eggs, beaten Curly basil for garnish, optional InstructionsRead More

Posted On August 3, 2015By FatAtomIn Entrees, Recipes

Smokey BLT Mac & Cheese

Smokey BLT Mac & Cheese   Print Cook time 60 mins Total time 1 hour   Author: Chip Huckaby - Chef Serves: 9 Ingredients 12 ounces campanelle pasta or bowtie macaroni 1 cup bread flour Seasoning: onion salt, garlic salt, pepper 4 ounces smoked Gouda cheese, shredded (1 cup) 2 ounces baby Swiss cheese, shredded (½ cup) 4 cups fresh bread crumbs (about 8 slices bread) 2 ounces grated Romano cheese (½ cup) ¼ cup (½ stick) butter, melted 2 cloves garlic, shaved or chopped 3 heirloom tomatoes, diced 3Read More
Cropped
Alright, what happened to summer? It’s hard to believe we’re talking about “Back to School” when the Indiana State Fair hasn’t even started, but here we are, with some schools having already started!  As crazy as it may seem (to me, anyway), there are some very legitimate reasons for this. Most teachers that I have talked with are in favor of the shortened summer break, as students have less “brain drain” while they’re away from school.  While I can’t speak to that directly, I can speak as a parent, andRead More