How to Make the Macaroni and Cheese. This is a baked macaroni and cheese recipe from scratch!
You Will Need
* 10 oz. elbow macaroni
* 1/2 c. butter
* 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
* 1 c. milk
* 1 can evaporated milk
* 3 eggs
* 2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
* 1 c. processed cheese (diced)
* 1/2 c. grated parmesan cheese
* 1/4 tsp. seasoning salt
* 1/4 tsp. ground pepper
* 1/2 c. bread crumbs
* 1 pinch paprika
* A casserole dish
* A saucepan
* A skillet
Boil and drain the macaroni and put it in a large casserole dish.
Let cheeses and butter soften at room temperature while preparing the macaroni.
Mix the flour and two tablespoons of butter in a medium saucepan over low heat.
Add the milk and evaporated milk, then the eggs, cheeses, salt, pepper and four more tablespoons of butter.
Cook over low heat until the sauce is thick. Pour it over the macaroni.
Melt the remaining two tablespoons of butter in a medium skillet and add bread crumbs. When browned, spread this topping over your macaroni and cheese. Sprinkle the top with paprika.
Place your macaroni and cheese in the oven and bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove and enjoy the rich and comforting taste of the best macaroni and cheese.
Fact: Thomas Jefferson served macaroni and cheese in the White House.