Date Night Dinners

A little high-brow, a little down-home, the lobster mac and cheese delivers the best of both worlds. You get white cheddar and Gruyère to mingle with chunks of one of our favorite crustaceans, and the Panko bread crumbs add another welcome layer of slightly crunch texture. Minced chives add a pop of green. This rich lobster macaroni and cheese recipe is creamy and luxurious, but without the stuffy, pretentious nature of meals that look like they're trying too hard. Don't be that person.

As long ago as 2007, Chowhounds were pondering the origins of lobster mac and cheese, a dish that combines elegance and home-style comfort like no other. Is it an adaptation of lobster Newburg? Some uncredited chef’s creation? Nobody knows.... Read More