Recipe of the Week: Homemade mac n’ cheese

Hey guys, this week’s recipe is going to be my absolute go to recipe when I am back home with my family and even here with my roommates. Its homemade mac n’ cheese! Who doesn’t love mac n’ cheese?!

Image courtesy of rachelcooks.com
Image courtesy of rachelcooks.com

Ingredients:

  1. 1 box of any kind of pasta (preferred rigatoni)
  2. 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
  3. ½ cup of shredded Parmesan cheese
  4. 3 cups of milk
  5. ¼ of butter
  6. 2 ½ tablespoons of flour
  7. 2 tablespoons of butter
  8. ½ cup of breadcrumbs

Directions:

  1. Cook macaroni according to the package directions. Drain.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter or margarine over medium heat. Stir in enough flour to make a roux. Add milk to roux slowly, stirring constantly. Stir in cheeses, and cook over low heat until cheese is melted and the sauce is a little thick. Put macaroni in large casserole dish, and pour sauce over macaroni. Stir well.
  3. Melt butter or margarine in a skillet over medium heat. Add breadcrumbs and brown. Spread over the macaroni and cheese to cover.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

– Julia Rodriguez

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  1. I posted a 4-cheese recipe on my blog a while back. Here’s a tip I found: Instead of topping it with breadcrumbs, try crushed cheeze-it crackers. It’s the bomb!

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