Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese
  • 1 Lb. Cavatappi Pasta
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • ½ Lb smoked Gouda, grated
  • ½ lb sharp cheddar, grated
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground white pepper
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • ⅓ cup chopped chives , optional
  1. In a large deep sided skillet, bring 4 cups of water to a boil over high heat. Once, boiling add the cavatappi pasta and 1 tsp kosher salt. Bring back to a boil and stir frequently for 10 minutes, until almost all the water has been absorbed and the pasta is cooked.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the remaining ingredients, stirring until the cheese is melted and everything is fully combined.
  3. Serve the mac and cheese with a sprinkling of the chives and eat immediately with Spoken Barrel Wine.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at