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Macaroni & Cheese

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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.

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