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Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese
Farewell, blue box. You have been forever replaced. I don’t care if you are ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. Your successor boasts gooey, real cheese bubbling underneath a breadcrumb topping… I’m melting just thinking about it. Have I mentioned before how I adore the Smitten Kitchen blog? Well, I do. I’ve followed Deb’s blog ever since she caught my eye with this recipe for Homemade Oreos. I digress. Now, this dish cannot be whipped together at the drop of the hat. When you are making a dish which calls for shredded cheese, you should almost always shred your own. After grating the cheese, make the béchamel. Then you’ll mix in your spices. Now, mix in half of the shredded cheeses. Cook the pasta only until the outside is fully cooked, but the inside is not. Add the pasta to the cheese, give it a good stir, and put it in a buttered dish. Top with the other half of the cheeses. And the breadcrumbs. Bake until the cheese is bubbly and the breadcrumbs are toasted. 3 tablespoons butter

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