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Old School Mac n Cheese

Any of you moms have a recipe for Mac n Cheese you know the old school kind with flour butter chream all that stuff. Hope you do. My family has never had it and my grannie use to make it but none of the ones I have found taste quite the same.


Asked by Korysmom96 at 4:33 PM on Jul. 25, 2009 in Food & Drink

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Answers (3)
  • You can make this, and leave out the pepper (though they make this perfect!
    Chipotle Macaroni & Cheese

    For bread crumbs:
    2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
    2 cups coarse fresh bread crumbs

    Heat butter and oil in a 10-inch heavy skillet over
    moderate heat until foam subsides, then cook garlic
    and bread crumbs, stirring, until crumbs are golden.
    Transfer to paper towels, drain, and season with salt.

    For macaroni:
    2 to 3 tablespoons chopped chipotle chiles in adobo
    1 stick unsalted butter
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    3 cups whole milk
    2 cups heavy cream
    1 tablespoon dry mustard
    1 pound macaroni
    2 pounds extra-sharp Cheddar (preferably white), grated


    Answer by rkoloms at 12:00 AM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • I make one with milk, butter, shredded cheese and cream cheese. Cook on low until melted and pour over cooked elbow noodles. Put breadcrumbs browned in melted butter over the top, bake at 350 for about 30 minutes.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:51 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Chop chipotles. Melt butter in a 3- to 4-quart saucepan over moderate heat, then add flour and cook, whisking, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, cream, and mustard and simmer, whisking occasionally, 3 minutes. Cook macaroni in a 6- to 7-quart pot of boiling salted water until just tender.
    Drain in a colander and transfer to a large bowl. Stir in white sauce, cheese, chipotles, and salt to taste. Spoon macaroni into two 1-quart shallow casseroles and sprinkle both with bread crumbs. Bake casseroles in middle of oven 30 minutes, or until bubbly.


    Answer by rkoloms at 12:00 AM on Jul. 26, 2009