Jalapeno Mac Corn Bread - Mac N' Cheese to the Rescue Review and Giveaway

My kids love mac n' cheese.  It is a simple quick dinner that they never turn away.  So, when I got the chance to review the new cookbook Mac N Cheese to the Rescue by Kristen Kuchar I was thrilled!  I can use mac n' cheese in other recipes?  I had to check this out. 

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This book is full of is full of 101 recipes that use leftover or box mac n' cheese.  The author transforms this normal pantry item into amazing new recipes.  This Jalapeno Mac Corn Bread was the first of many recipes that I will be trying.  It is a moist and slightly spicy dish that will tempt the tastebuds of anyone that loves Mexican food in your house.

1 (16 oz.) box package corn bread
1/4 c. finely minced and seeded jalapeno
1 1/2 c. shredded cheddar cheese
1 c. leftover cooked mac n' cheese
1/4 c. chopped scallions or chives

1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  In a large bowl, prepare the corn bread mix batter as directed.  Add in the jalapeno, cheese, mac n' cheese, and scallions, stirring well until combined.

2.  Transfer to a 9 x 13 in. baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes.

source:  "mooched" and adapted from Mac N Cheese to the Rescue by Kristen Kuchar

Some of my other blogger friends have also reviewed this book.  Go see there reviews and recipes here:
Kate of Osito made Carolina Pulled Pork 
Carrie from Quite Carried Away made Amore Mac 
Susie from SusieQTpies Cafe made Southern Fried Chicken Mac N' Cheese

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  1. I love adding tomatoes to my mac n' cheese!! yummy! I will be trying this corn bread recipe soon!

  2. brown beans.... and salmon. We always had a can of brown beans to put in our mac and cheese growing up. The beans were served cold.

  3. I like just the basic mac and cheese no frills no extras

  4. I always add a frozen veggie mix, usually green beans, peas & carrots!

  5. My favorite is Italian Sausage - YUM!

  6. My favorite ingredient to add is broccoli, just wish my kids thought the same way I do!

  7. My son likes when I cut up and add hot dogs to his mac and cheese. :-) Thanks for having a great giveaway. :-)

  8. I love adding all kinds of stuff to mac n cheese!

  9. It might be cornbread! I immediately thought of snack day at work when I saw this.

  10. All different type of cheeses


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