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Macaroni & Cheese


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Ingredients

5-1/2 c. milk
6 Tblsps. butter
1/2 c. flour
2 tsps. salt
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
4-1/2 c. grated sharp white cheddar cheese
2 c. grated swiss or Gruyere cheese
1 pound elbow macaroni


Lightly butter a 3 quart casserole dish.


Cook macaroni until slightly under cooked.


Drain and put aside.


In a saucepan or in microwave heat


milk. In a deep sided skillet melt the


butter, add flour and whisk about 1 minute.


Slowly pour in the heated milk, whisking


constantly until mixture becomes thick and


bubbles. Remove from heat and stir in the


salt, peppers and cheeses. Stir until


cheese melts. Pour cheese sauce into the


drained macaroni. Pour into buttered casserole


(If you like your mac & cheese with bread crumbs,


melt 2 tblsps. butter add 5-6 slices bread that has been


processed into crumbs on top)


Bake at 350 for 20 - 30 minutes.


Pairs Well With


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