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Mac and cheese

Mac and cheese



  1. Cook noodles as usual. Rinse and drain.
  2. Place half of noodles on bottom of 11" x 7" glass baking dish, reserving the other half.
  3. Spread half of cheese and then repeat noodles and cheese for the second layer.
  4. Melt butter in a one-quart saucepan at medium heat and gradually whisk in flour creating rue. Cook gently for a few minutes. Slowly add milk, whisking the whole time. Warm on low heat. When sauce is steaming, add Parmesan cheese. Add salt & pepper to taste & more milk if too thick. Mixture should be good pouring consistency.
  5. Pour sauce evenly over noodles & cheese and sprinkle with paprika.
  6. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until bubbling and slightly browned.
  7. Transfer to serving dish for serving, or reheating later if not serving right away.

Estimated prep time:

1 hour
Yield: 4 servings