I haven’t met a single person who dislikes mac & cheese. I haven’t met a single person who dislikes bacon, and I have yet to know a person who doesn’t love a shot of Jack Daniel’s.
When I saw that YouTuber Donna Elick had combined the three into one mac & cheese extravaganza, I started making it immediately, and I was not disappointed.
It’s ready in just 30 minutes, and it’ll be a crowd favorite, guaranteed.
Here’s how to make the most incredible mac & cheese you’ll ever devour– Jack Daniel’s Smoky Bacon Mac & Cheese.
What you’ll need is:
- ½ tsp kosher salt + more for pasta water
- 12 oz Hickory smoked peppered bacon, uncooked
- 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
- 8 oz. dried elbow pasta
- ½ cup Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
- ½ cup chicken broth
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon…
Fill an 8-quart covered pot with water, then bring it to a boil over high heat. When it comes to a boil, add a handful of salt and your pasta. Reduce heat to medium, and cook until al dente.
Cook your bacon in a skillet until crisp, then…
What’s your go-to mac & cheese add in? Could there possibly be a better version that this?