Posted at: 06/29/2012 12:06 PM | Updated at: 06/30/2012 10:02 AM
Lobster Mac and Cheese
from Milestone Restaurant
§ 2 Live Maine lobster 1 ¼ pounds each
§ Pint of 40% milk fat heavy cream
§ 1 quart of whole milk
§ 4 cloves of whole peeled garlic
§ ½ of a peeled white onion
§ Pinch of cinnamon
§ Pinch of nutmeg
§ 2 cloves
§ 4oz of drawn butter
§ 4oz of all-purpose flour
§ ½ cup of white wine
§ ¼ cup of gruyere cheese
§ ¼ cup of pecorino Romano cheese
§ ¼ cup of sharp yellow cheddar cheese
§ Place 2 gallons of water on the stove and bring to a heavy boil.
§ Place oven on broil setting
§ Place both lobsters in boiling water for 4 to 6 minutes.
§ Place lobsters in a ice bath to cool.
§ Remove lobsters from shells, and cut into desired pieces.
§ In a small sauce pot combine the milk, heavy cream, garlic, peeled white onion, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and white wine, bring to a light simmer.
§ Melt butter in small sauce pot, and remove all fat solids, stir in flour until completely smooth, and then cook for 3 minutes. Slowly wisk the butter and flour into cream and milk mixture until sauce is smooth and thickened.
§ Strain sauce and place back on the stove on low heat, then add all of your cheese ingredients, and lobster meat.
§ Remove from stove, place mixture in desired ramekin or soufflé dish, then broil in oven for 4 to 6 minutes till golden brown.