Hot sauce and a generous pinch of cayenne pepper give this creamy mac 'n' cheese from Pies 'n' Thighs co-owners Carolyn Bane and Erika Geldzahler its signature spice.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat heavy cream in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until it just comes to a simmer. Turn off heat and whisk in cheese, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper until cheese is melted and mixture is well combined. Stir in noodles to coat; add milk to loosen mixture. Serve immediately topped with hot sauce.


Reviews (1)

42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
A complete failure. The sauce turned into a gooey, stringy glob. Perhaps the proportion for the cheese is listed incorrectly? Please advise. I'm very disappointed that this did not turn out as displayed on the television.