Serves 20

Preparation time for Mac and Cheese: 45 minutes

Preparation and grilling time for Kabobs: about 2 hours

Mac and Cheese ingredients:

• 6 boxes Annie’s Mac and Cheese

• 1 pound sausage

• 1 pound block Vermont sharp cheddar cheese

• 1 carton mushrooms

• 1 1⁄2 sticks butter

• 1 cup milk

Kabob ingredients:

• Olive oil

• 1 teaspoon oregano

• 1 teaspoon basil

• 2 pounds each chicken and steak

• 3 onions

• 4 peppers (not green)

• 2 zucchini

• 2 yellow squash

• Worcestershire sauce

• Dry rub

• Salt and Pepper


• Large stock/pasta pot, large skillet, large saucepan

• Food processor

Directions - mac and cheese:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil

  2. Squeeze the sausage out of the tube (or casing) and roll into 1 inch balls

  3. Dice the mushrooms

  4. Shred the cheese in the food processor

  5. Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook for 8-10 minutes – stir occasionally

  6. In a large skillet, cook the sausages and mushrooms; drain the fat and set aside

  7. In a warm saucepan, combine: milk, butter, and cheese powder (not the shredded cheese)

  8. Add the pasta to the milk mixture

  9. Stir in the shredded cheese and add the sausage and mushrooms and serve (sausage and mushrooms can also be served on the side)

Directions - kabobs

  1. Start the grill at a high temperature

  2. Slice the chicken beef into cubes

  3. Rub the meat with Worcestershire, dry rub, salt and pepper

  4. Marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes; marinade should fill pan 1⁄2 inch

  5. Slice the vegetables into cubes, toss with olive oil and herbs and start them on the grill as they will take the longest to cook

  6. Grill the chicken and beef