Famed New Orleans restaurant shares its mac and cheese recipe

Willie Mae's Scotch House has been a local favorite in New Orleans for more than 60 years.
2:01 | 05/19/20

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We are back with our series "Open for business" where we showcase small restaurants across the country to show you how to make some of their most popular dishes. We'll take a look at Willie Mae's scotch house. Famous for creamy Mac and cheese. Take a look. Welcome to Willie Mae's. For 60 years they've been a favorite in the big easy. Everybody came around here. Reporter: Carrie's grandmother opened it as in '57 then became a southern comfort hot spot in the early '70s. People love the fried chicken and macaroni, the Mac and cheese. Reporter: The pandemic isn't the first storm they've weathered. 15 years ago Willie Mae's bounced back after hurricane We lost 80% of her business. Huge difference from table service to take-out. Reporter: Delivering cajun cuisine around Nola. You can whip it up at home. Water with a little bit of vegetable oil, say about, you know, two tablespoons, kind of want it to be tender, but not overcooked. Reporter: Add two kinds of cheese, evaporated milk, butter and spices. Add the cream and a little bit of flour. Reporter: And if you don't have a steamer let your Mac and cheese bubble up in the oven at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Cheesy, creamy. Willie Mae's. Boy that, looks so good. We wanted to talk to Carrie but having technical difficulties. All of you can get the recipe on our website. If you're in New Orleans, check them out and order on their website or use Uber eats or doordash and get more on goodmorningamerica.com. Coming up, a very special

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