Recipe Review

Cajun-Spiced Lobster Mac and Cheese = Adulting

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There’s nothing like a really, really good macaroni and cheese. Macaroni and cheese seems simple, but it’s one of those dishes where the care and ingredients really make a huge difference. Even mediocre macaroni and cheese is good, but great macaroni and cheese is transcendent.

If you’re going to a potluck or special dinner, and the hosts let you bring the macaroni and cheese, you know they trust you. Reward that trust by going all-in on the macaroni. If you really want to knock their socks off, try this ultra-decadent lobster macaroni and cheese from Grandbaby Cakes. It’s gooey, cheesy, and full of meaty lumps of delicious, Cajun-spiced lobster, and it’s the fastest way to clinch macaroni and cheese duty for the rest of your life. 

This macaroni and cheese calls for five whole lobster tails, and the author says you can even go up to six, if you want it really meaty. Clearly, this is not an inexpensive recipe, but it’s perfect for a special occasion. If you want to celebrate someone’s birthday, or Valentine’s Day, or finding fresh lobster tails at Costco, this is the dish to make.

On top of all that lobster, you’ll need four different kinds of cheese: cheddar, Monterey Jack, Gruyere, and Parmesan. When a recipe starts with five or six lobster tails, you won’t want to skimp on the rest of the ingredients. To make sure the lobster gets to shine in the cheesiest, richest, creamiest sauce, buy the best cheeses that fit in your budget. Whatever you choose, make sure to get it in blocks and shred it yourself. Pre-shredded cheese is dryer and won’t melt as nicely. 

Even without the lobster, this wildly creamy four-cheese macaroni and cheese would be a spectacular side dish or an extravagant main course. You might want to make it your go-to macaroni recipe, and add the lobster when you want to celebrate.

Get the Recipe: Lobster Mac and Cheese from Grandbaby Cakes 

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