"Most recipes for macaroni and cheese use cheddar; this one uses American cheese. My mom learned to make this in Home Economics class in the 1930's and it has been a favorite in my family since then." — IRENED
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ground black pepper
American cheese, cubed
1 (28 ounce) can
seasoned dry bread crumbs
I would rate this 10 stars if I could. This is the real deal ... REAl simple, REAL easy , and REAL good!
My family is picky about mac& cheese ( usually they want a specific frozen brand and they can tell if it's not that)
But the PREFER this recipe! I don't add the tomato and bread crumbs
I have mixed feelings about this one. It's ok. I didn't add the tomatoes. I think it has a heavy flour taste and not much of a cheese taste. I didnt have a sauce pan big enough to make the cheese mixture, and I didn't add as much milk as called for. I used about 3 cups. I really liked the consistency though. It was creamy, but just did't have enough cheese flavor. I will try this again with less flour, probably a cup and a half and add more cheese, probably some sharp cheddar.
It was delicious after I made some changes. I used Fusili instead of macaroni. I only used 1 and 1/2 c flour, a 1/4 c oil, and 2 cups of cream. I used chicken broth as needed to make a smooth sauce. I also added about a cup of shredded Mexican cheeses. I used a 14 ounce can of diced tomatoes, undrained. I didn't use any bread crumbs. I think I just stumbled upon my best mac and cheese yet!
I'm giving this a four because of the nice cheesy flavour. Beware! this recipe serves eight! Large pots are a must.
I did not care for this recipe.
so cheesy, and so yummy
This recipe was huge! it made alot! but it was very tasty and filling and something different! the only thing i would add would be salt or some kind of salty seasoning! it was alittle bland but good!!
nice recipe. i'd leave out the tomatoes,tho'.own personal preference. i'll use this again and again. thanks.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mom's Macaroni and Cheese
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 349
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