Bourbon Mac & Cheese

3 Tablespoons butter

3 Tablespoons flour

6 Tablespoons bourbon

2 cups heavy cream

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard

1lb pasta

6 oz Kerrygold  Aged Cheddar, grated

6 oz aged Kerrygold Skelling Cheese, grated

Heat oven to 350. Cook pasta to al dente

Meanwhile melt butter in saucepan.  Add flour, paprika & crushed pepper. Cook constantly until smooth. Add cream a little at a time until fully incorporated. Add bourbon. Cook stirring constantly until thickened. Add 3/4 of the cheese and stir constantly until fully melted.

Combine pasta and sauce in a casserole dish. Top with the remaining cheese and bake for 30 min until golden brown and bubbly. Serve immediately.


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