Dez from KS95 and her daughter, Dusty, are big fans of Old Home products. She uses nothing else in her recipe for what we call Dez-cadent Mac & Cheese.
8 oz elbow or cavatappi pasta
2 cups whipping cream
½ cup (1 stick) butter
4 oz cream cheese
8 oz Old Home sour cream
8 oz Old Home small-curd cottage cheese
16 oz sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
16 oz. other cheese (use anything in the fridge)
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
30 butter crackers Or breadcrumbs (if you like a topping)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a stockpot, cook pasta in 1 gallon boiling salted water 5 minutes; drain and rinse under cold water.
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine whipping cream, butter and cream cheese.
Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth.
Remove from heat.
In a large bowl, stir together pasta, cream mixture, sour cream, cottage cheese, 3 3/4 cups Most the cheese, salt and pepper.
In a food processor, pulse crackers and remaining cheese
Turn pasta mixture into a greased 13×9-inch baking dish; top with crumb mixture.
Bake 30 to 45 minutes or until bubbly. Serve hot.