Use Your Noodles: 7 Twists on Macaroni and Cheese

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Grilled Chicken and Applewood Bacon Mac and Cheese
Ingredients:
4 (3-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Salt, pepper to taste
4 slices thick-cut applewood smoked bacon, cut... more 
Photo by: Spoonful
Grilled Chicken and Applewood Bacon Mac and Cheese
Ingredients:
4 (3-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Salt, pepper to taste
4 slices thick-cut applewood smoked bacon, cut in 1 in. pieces
4 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. minced garlic
4 tbsp. tomato sauce
12 ounces heavy cream
4 cups cooked, drained, cooled pasta
5 ounces shredded cheeses (cheddar, gruyere, and fontina)
1 ounce grated parmesan cheese
2 tbsp. butter

Directions:
Start a charcoal or wood fire or preheat a gas grill or broiler, the fire should be quite hot and the rack about 3-4 in. from the heat source. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Grill 2-3 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Set aside.

In a preheated heavy bottomed medium saute pan, cook bacon over medium heat 3-4 min. on each side or until crisp less 
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Mon, Apr 8, 2013 12:40 PM EDT
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