CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Chef Ben Bebenroth is passionate about incorporating fresh and locally grown ingredients into his recipes. Butternut squash is a popular ingredient once the temperatures turn cooler. Chef Bebenroth showed Fox 8's Stefani Schaefer how to use the vegetable to make a delicious 'mac and cheese'.
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Butternut Squash "Mac and Cheese"
1 whole butternut squash split in half
.5 # cubed butter
1 bay leaf
2 allspice berries
2# cooked pasta
S and p to taste
.5 cup chevre
.5 cup gouda
5 strips of amazing bacon cooked and chopped
1 cup Chopped herbs, sage, rosemary, chive