The Sweet and Savory Sisters’ Marvelous Mac ‘n Cheese Soup

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By The Sweet and Savory Sisters

At last my love has finely come along! This soup makes us want to slap our Mama and ourselves! It is definitely the sho-nuff comfort food!  If we were rating this soup we would have to say this would be the Cadillac of soups.  Before you flop your lip over this goodness you might want to go on and jammy down, (put your PJ’s on) lay up on your sofa and get ready for a long winter’s nap.  We truly hope you get as much pleasure from this as we do.


Marvelous Mac ‘n Cheese Soup

2 cups dry elbow macaroni
½ cup onions, diced
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/3 cup all purpose flour
½ cup dry white wine
2 cups chicken broth
2 chicken bouillons
1 tablespoon, course ground mustard
2 dashes Hot Sauce
1 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning
2 cups whipping cream
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 cups shredded Gouda cheese
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
2 tablespoons fresh chives, minced

Do it:
Look on the back of the macaroni box and follow the directions; drain and set it to the side.

Get your large saucepan out.  Add your butter and sauté the onions over medium heat until soft.  This should take you about 5 minutes.

Next we are going to make a white sauce; this is easy so don’t panic.  Stir in the flour and cook for a minute or two. Deglaze your pan with the wine and simmer until most of the wine has evaporated. Don’t be drinking the wine just add it to the pot!  Slowly add your broth, bouillon, mustard, hot sauce and Cajun seasoning and give it a good stir.  Let it simmer until the sauce thickens up.  This should take about 5 minutes.

This recipe is so fattening but it will be so darn savory!  Go on and whisk in the whipping cream and let it warm through.  Don’t be boiling it, just let it simmer.

Let’s finish this soup up so you can make your family so happy.  Add the cheese 1 cup at a time.  After each cup you need to stir and let the cheese melt completely before adding the next cup.  Oh my, this is going to be some fine eating right here!

Finally, stir in cooked macaroni, lemon juice, salt and pepper.  Remove from the heat and get you a spoon and taste. Easy now it’s real hot.  Add more seasoning if you think it needs it.  Combine blue cheese and chives in a small bowl.  Dress up each bowl of soup with the blue cheese mixture.

We are as excited as a mosquito at a nudist colony to introduce ourselves to you and give you a nibble of what the Sisters are all about! We are Amy Dupuy Martin and Suzette Dupuy Wagner, also known as The Sweet and Savory Sisters. We grew up with the best of two worlds: a beautiful Southern mother and a handsome Cajun daddy! Wow what a great combination. Step inside the wonderful and wacky world of the sisters.  To find out more about us check us out on Facebook and our blog.

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I want to be ur sue chef on your show. I will give some flair. I think u r amazing. Please let me come and cook with u. I see your family on there and I would like to be a small part of that. Family is most important. And I love to cook. I would love to share a moment with u in the kitchen

By Heather on March 05, 2013


'Love these girls - can't wait to try this recipe! I look forward to getting their cookbook, soon!

By Angela Lopez on March 02, 2013

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