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What kinds of cheese do you use to make home-made mac & cheese?

 
mrsmom110

Asked by mrsmom110 at 7:43 PM on Jan. 26, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • ll Day Macaroni and Cheese

    8 ounces elbow macaroni
    4 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
    1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
    1 1/2 cups milk
    2 eggs
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

    In a large pot, cook the macaroni in boiling
    water 10 minutes, or until al dente, and drain.

    In a large bowl, mix the cooked macaroni,
    3 cups of the sharp Cheddar cheese, evaporated
    milk, milk, eggs, salt, and pepper.

    Transfer to a slow cooker that has been coated
    with non-stick cooking spray.

    Sprinkle with the remaining 1 cup of shredded
    sharp Cheddar cheese.

    Cover, and cook on Low for 5 to 6 hours, or until
    the mixture is firm and golden around the edges.

    Do not remove the cover or stir the mixture until
    the mixture has finished cooking.

    Serve warm.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:40 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Sometimes I use pepperjack, other times just colby jack. Once in awhile I use mozzarella and substitute the milk for alfredo sauce then top it with Panko crumbs.
    Orionsgirl

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 7:52 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • plain old sharp cheddar
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 8:16 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Velveta, cream cheese, colby jack and sometimes either the Italian blend or the mexican blend shredded cheese.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 8:25 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I like asiago cheese for homemade mac 'n' cheese- got it from the Food Network/Giada deLaurentiis. She is a fan-tabulous cook!
    MyDoves

    Answer by MyDoves at 8:27 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Beechers white cheddar
    luvschocolate

    Answer by luvschocolate at 10:02 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Extra sharp cheddar
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 10:21 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I prefer to use sharp cheddar and a little Velveeta, which helps even out the flavor and make's it creamier.
    courtloux_128

    Answer by courtloux_128 at 1:42 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • Velveeta, Colby Monteray Jack, and Motzerella Cheese.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 8:20 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • And I put cream cheese in mine too. Parm in the breadcrumbs I put on top.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 8:48 PM on Jan. 26, 2011