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Macdaddy

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Fried Mac& Cheese Wed, 12/28/05 12:57 PM (permalink)
I had fried Mac And Cheese triangles at a bar a few weeks ago, has anyone had this? It was really good. Dipped in Ranch dressing... I nearly ate the entire order by myself.
 
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    Pwingsx

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    RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Wed, 12/28/05 2:34 PM (permalink)
    Fried mac and cheese sounds decadently good. But ranch dressing? I would've dunked it in ketchup.
     
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      DLnWPBrown

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      RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Wed, 12/28/05 2:42 PM (permalink)
      Tried it at a local rib place and thought it was a little on the nasty side myself.


      Dennis in Cary
       
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        Macdaddy

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        RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Wed, 12/28/05 4:16 PM (permalink)
        How was it made at the Rib Joint? I am going to try it at home this weekend.
         
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          BuddyRoadhouse

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          RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Sat, 12/31/05 8:11 PM (permalink)
          Had this dish at Uncle Bubba's BBQ in the western suburbs of Chicago. It was served in a ball! Brown, crunchy crust on the outside, surprisingly moist, rich mac and cheese on the inside. Pretty good. More interesting for its novelty than its culinary value. Still, pretty good.
           
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            acambece

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            RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/6/06 10:55 AM (permalink)
            Thats sounds great...

            Cambece
             
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              Rusty246

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              RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/6/06 10:59 AM (permalink)
              quote:
              Originally posted by DLnWPBrown

              Tried it at a local rib place and thought it was a little on the nasty side myself.


              Dennis in Cary


              Food Network(Alton Brown) has a recipe that doesn't sound too bad. He calls it Next Day Mac and Cheese "Toast"
               
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                berndog

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                RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/6/06 11:02 AM (permalink)
                I don't know, some things seem good enough by themselves that they shouldn't be messed with by being submersed in fat and fried. This is one version of mac and cheese I can do without. Same goes for fried Twinkies.

                I find as I get older, I am more careful with saturated fats in my diet in hopes that I will be here longer to keep enjoying life and good food. If I am going to consume fat, it will be via the occasional tasty prime rib or steak, or fried oysters instead of wasting my fat consumption on frying something that didn't need it.
                 
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                  Salustra

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                  RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/6/06 11:19 AM (permalink)
                  How appropriate -
                  this thread appeared directly under "Cause of Stroke discovered"
                  on the recent forum topics list...
                   
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                    Scorereader

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                    RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/6/06 1:55 PM (permalink)
                    quote:
                    Originally posted by Salustra

                    How appropriate -
                    this thread appeared directly under "Cause of Stroke discovered"
                    on the recent forum topics list...


                    LOL

                    I thinking the same thing.

                    hmmm, Fried Mac-N-Cheese....
                    I'm thinking of other casserole dishes I wouldn't want fried:

                    fried lasagna.
                    fried beef stroganoff.
                    fried chicken pot pie.
                    fried cavatini.
                    fried goulash.
                    fried tuna noodle casserole.
                    fried turkey tetrazini.
                    fried baked ziti.

                    yup. Wouldn't fry any of those either.





                     
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                      BuddyRoadhouse

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                      RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/6/06 2:53 PM (permalink)
                      Well now you just got me drooling all down the front of my shirt. I've had the deep fried Twinkie-nuthin' special. These others got me thinking though...
                       
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                        berndog

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                        RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/6/06 2:57 PM (permalink)
                        Scorereader, some good ideas on foods not to fry. I'll add fried matzoh balls to the list.
                         
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                          Ashphalt

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                          RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Tue, 01/10/06 1:13 PM (permalink)
                          Hey! Maybe that's what it will take to get Poutine on the map in the U.S. Batter it, fry it and pour ranch dressing on it.
                           
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                            Rev.Bucky

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                            RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Tue, 01/10/06 8:28 PM (permalink)
                            I read the topic header and had to read it. Fried Mac and cheese with ranch, . If you like it you can have my share!
                             
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                              redtressed

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                              RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/13/06 4:47 PM (permalink)
                              I gotta admit.....I like Fried Mac and cheese. Now,the version I like is not deep fried. This is basically the recipe:

                              Leftover mac and cheese, refrigerated overnight
                              1 egg
                              couple dashes of cayenne pepper
                              2 teaspoons of mustard of choice(stoneground for me)
                              1 cup plain bread crumbs OR matzoh meal
                              1 stick margarine or butter OR good coating of butter flavored pam

                              mix egg cayenne and mustard together........add to mac and cheese, blending in well. Take a glop of the mac and cheese mixture and pat in a 1/2 inch thick patty. Dredge through breadcrumbs or meal and put into melted butter or margarine or hot pam'ed pan and brown on both sides. Remove from pan and serve as is or with some Franks hot sauce.........mmmmmmmm
                               
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                                nickiemae

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                                RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/20/06 5:12 AM (permalink)
                                Hi!

                                What web site can you suggest wherein they offer raw milk, biodynamic cheese, all-natural pastured chickens, turkeys, eggs, steak and Dutch cheese, jerky beef sticks that are farmstead-made from grass-fed cows, meat and grass fed poultry? I need your help.. please?.. :)
                                 
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                                  roossy90

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                                  RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/20/06 8:27 PM (permalink)
                                  quote:
                                  Originally posted by Salustra

                                  How appropriate -
                                  this thread appeared directly under "Cause of Stroke discovered"
                                  on the recent forum topics list...


                                  LMAO
                                   
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                                    roossy90

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                                    RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/20/06 8:29 PM (permalink)
                                    quote:
                                    Originally posted by nickiemae

                                    Hi!

                                    What web site can you suggest wherein they offer raw milk, biodynamic cheese, all-natural pastured chickens, turkeys, eggs, steak and Dutch cheese, jerky beef sticks that are farmstead-made from grass-fed cows, meat and grass fed poultry? I need your help.. please?.. :)



                                    Try Google!
                                    Why dont you post this under the miscellaneous thread?
                                     
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                                      Adjudicator

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                                      RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/20/06 8:46 PM (permalink)
                                      quote:
                                      Originally posted by redtressed

                                      I gotta admit.....I like Fried Mac and cheese. Now,the version I like is not deep fried. This is basically the recipe:

                                      Leftover mac and cheese, refrigerated overnight
                                      1 egg
                                      couple dashes of cayenne pepper
                                      2 teaspoons of mustard of choice(stoneground for me)
                                      1 cup plain bread crumbs OR matzoh meal
                                      1 stick margarine or butter OR good coating of butter flavored pam

                                      mix egg cayenne and mustard together........add to mac and cheese, blending in well. Take a glop of the mac and cheese mixture and pat in a 1/2 inch thick patty. Dredge through breadcrumbs or meal and put into melted butter or margarine or hot pam'ed pan and brown on both sides. Remove from pan and serve as is or with some Franks hot sauce.........mmmmmmmm


                                      Hmmmmmmm. I may or may not try this. Probably not. Cayenne pepper did catch my attention, though...

                                       
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                                        azure

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                                        RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/20/06 11:41 PM (permalink)
                                        I know, it sounds awful...but it's fabulous!!! The secret is, when trying to imagine it, you can't think about gooey macaroni and cheese. That would be awful. This needs to be a very tight casserole that is baked, then chilled and sliced into small wedges. Dredge the wedges in...now pay attention...this is important...corn meal and a little cayenne. Flash fry the wedges and drain well. The result is amazing. Forget about ranch dressing. I am a purest, no dipping. But if you must, red gravy (pasta sauce) is a good choice. Yum.
                                         
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                                          azure

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                                          RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Fri, 01/20/06 11:43 PM (permalink)
                                          quote:
                                          Originally posted by berndog

                                          Scorereader, some good ideas on foods not to fry. I'll add fried matzoh balls to the list.


                                          Well, there you have it. Fried matzoh balls sounds good to me...sliced thin, fried in chicken fat and onions. No???
                                           
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                                            pmrkr2

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                                            RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Sat, 01/21/06 1:42 AM (permalink)
                                            ok so this is a little off topic and this resturant is very unroadfoodie, but if your in nyc and you want some really good mac and cheese (not the fried kind) try Balthazar down in soho. i know not what ya think of first when you hear the name but it is really really good. i think they only have it at lunch time.
                                             
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                                              Scallion1

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                                              RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Sat, 01/21/06 11:00 AM (permalink)
                                              We used to go to Restaurant Leslie, a tiny place owned and cheffed by the late, lamented Leslie Revsin. One of my favorite appetisers (after the scallop quenelles and the roquefort beignet with pear puree) was the pasta fritter. She made what was, essentially, a mac n cheese, although there was a good bit of bechamel and some other items (I'm going back about 25 years, so the details are kind of foggy).

                                              She'd make the stuff, put it in a pan - unbaked - and refrigerate it. Once it was set, she'd cut it into small portions, anglaise it, and deep-fry it to order. I believe she served a little tomato coulis with it, but the real treat was how the bechamel (or veloute, or whatever) came running out when the fritter was cut open. Lovely stuff, lovely restaurant.
                                               
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                                                Adjudicator

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                                                RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Sat, 01/21/06 11:03 AM (permalink)
                                                quote:
                                                Originally posted by azure

                                                quote:
                                                Originally posted by berndog

                                                Scorereader, some good ideas on foods not to fry. I'll add fried matzoh balls to the list.


                                                Well, there you have it. Fried matzoh balls sounds good to me...sliced thin, fried in chicken fat and onions. No???

                                                You are right: "No"...

                                                 
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                                                  azure

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                                                  RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Sun, 01/22/06 12:13 AM (permalink)
                                                  quote:
                                                  Originally posted by Adjudicator

                                                  quote:
                                                  Originally posted by azure


                                                  Originally posted by berndog

                                                  Scorereader, some good ideas on foods not to fry. I'll add fried matzoh balls to the list.


                                                  Well, there you have it. Fried matzoh balls sounds good to me...sliced thin, fried in chicken fat and onions. No???

                                                  You are right: "No"...


                                                  I'll let you know how it goes...
                                                   
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                                                    Scallion1

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                                                    RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Sun, 01/22/06 8:12 AM (permalink)
                                                    Actually, this sounds pretty good to me. Of course, shirt cardboards sauteed in schmaltz with onions sounds pretty good to me, too.
                                                     
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                                                      nickiemae

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                                                      RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Mon, 01/23/06 2:44 AM (permalink)
                                                      quote:
                                                      Originally posted by roossy90

                                                      quote:
                                                      Originally posted by nickiemae

                                                      Hi!

                                                      What web site can you suggest wherein they offer raw milk, biodynamic cheese, all-natural pastured chickens, turkeys, eggs, steak and Dutch cheese, jerky beef sticks that are farmstead-made from grass-fed cows, meat and grass fed poultry? I need your help.. please?.. :)



                                                      Try Google!
                                                      Why dont you post this under the miscellaneous thread?


                                                      hmmm?.. i wanted to try google.. but since you were mentioning food in here, i thought you know a lot of products here online.. anyway, i'm sorry that you're bothered by this.. :)
                                                       
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                                                        BuddyRoadhouse

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                                                        RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Mon, 01/23/06 2:50 PM (permalink)
                                                        I don't wish to speak for roossy, but based on her happy face emoticon (imagine me shuddering like Sideshow Bob when he gets hit in the face with a rake), I think she was offering a genuine suggestion. As for her being "bothered" by your post, again, I don't think that is the case. She is merely suggesting that you have placed your question in the wrong forum and would get a better response if you placed it in the Miscellaneous-Food Related Forum.

                                                        The purpose of Roadfood.com is to help and educate those who are interested in good food served by real people who care about their product. Unless you are trolling and trying to make us look ridiculous in which can you can go @#!%&!* yourself.

                                                        Of course if you're not trolling, then welcome.

                                                        Sorry moderators. There have been a lot of trollers lately and I'm just a little on edge. Won't happen again.
                                                         
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                                                          charlesdrexler

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                                                          RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Wed, 01/25/06 9:07 PM (permalink)
                                                          quote:
                                                          Originally posted by nickiemae

                                                          Hi!

                                                          What web site can you suggest wherein they offer raw milk, biodynamic cheese, all-natural pastured chickens, turkeys, eggs, steak and Dutch cheese, jerky beef sticks that are farmstead-made from grass-fed cows, meat and grass fed poultry? I need your help.. please?.. :)


                                                          Hi Nickiemae! Try this link: [url]www.grassfieldscheese.com/poultry.html[/url]
                                                          I found this and i hope this would answer your question.
                                                           
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                                                            mayor al

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                                                            RE: Fried Mac& Cheese Wed, 01/25/06 9:28 PM (permalink)
                                                            Some years back (in my 'chain'days) TGIFridays had a"Brocolli Cheese Flash" listed on the Appetizer menu. It was a small Brocolli 'flower' imbedded in cheese and then breaded with a Panko-like light breading and deep-fried. They were 3 or 4 to an order and each was roughly Golf-Ball sized. (not single-bite items) The frying did a good job of browning the exterior and turning the cheese into a 'melt' while the brocolli seemed 'al dente'. It was really pretty good. One order was a bit much for one person if followed with an entree, but shared it made a good starter course. It dropped off the menu about 11 or so years ago.... But then I stopped hanging out at the bar (for the free happy hour food!!) in Fridays about the same time. Strange, my 11th aniversary is coming up in a couple of weeks
                                                             
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