Mac and Cheese
What's your favorite Mac & Cheese recipe? I've got a hankerin' for something good, cheesy and easy. Thanks!
Look up mac and cheese on this site, there are several great recipes. For a quick recipe I like the one from Cooks Illustrated that I got from this site.(Sorry, I'm terrible about linking!)
I pretty much stick with what Martha Stewart's Perfect Mac and Cheese recipe. I typically just make it for family gatherings. Everyone loves it. I don't think it's a particularly unique recipe--good cheese, use of a roux...that kind of thing. Here's the recipe:
As 4chowpups noted, there are many threads about mac and cheese on this site, some of them quite lengthy with many recipe links. Here are some links--I pulled from many possibilities--found through google:
Hi jerryketle, I am one of those people that make a roux with butter, flour salt and pepper and milk add grated nutmeg and 1/4 tsp cayenne, then add the cheese to that. I have had just better luck doing it that way. I don't like a lot of cheddar, I find it too oily. So I make a mix of mostly American, Monterey, and then some Cheddar to the sauce. I pour the sauce over the pasta mix it well then add more grated cheese to the top.
Cracker crumbs on top of the cheese. Bake at 350 covered 30 minutes then uncover for 10 run it under the broiler to brown the cracker crumbs..Make it extra decadent. add an egg to the pasta and cheese sauce, mix well, then do the same as I instructed. Salt and pepper is to taste.