Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese

Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese

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"'MAMA used Texas Longhorn cheese in this recipe. When the cheese melted, it covered all the macaroni. I loved to dig in and see how many strings of cheese would follow my spoonful.'"
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  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook until bubbly. Gradually add milk; cook and stir until thickened. Stir in cheese until melted. Drain macaroni; add to cheese sauce and stir to coat. Sprinkle with paprika if desired.

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This is how I always make macaroni and cheese for the kids - they hate the box kind - I also add a touch of parmesan cheese and a pinch of dry mustart. For those that say the sauce is grainy - ...

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I did not like this recipe. I followed it to the letter. The appearance and smell were wonderful, but the taste was awful. There was a grainy texture to the final mix and I couldn't taste the...

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This is how I always make macaroni and cheese for the kids - they hate the box kind - I also add a touch of parmesan cheese and a pinch of dry mustart. For those that say the sauce is grainy - ...

I did not like this recipe. I followed it to the letter. The appearance and smell were wonderful, but the taste was awful. There was a grainy texture to the final mix and I couldn't taste the...

Delicious! A huge hit with my family. Use different kinds of cheese to change it up. I love that the ingredients are simple and are kitchen staples that most everyone already has on a regular ba...

I was in need of a quick mac-n-cheese recipe, and this was quick AND delicious! I had everything on hand- which was even better. I just added extra sharp cheddar instead of the regular- thanks f...

Great recipe, sauce was done by the time the noodles were cooked. I do recommend adding more cheese and some extra parmesan to thicken it up and I also added more pepper.

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I liked this recipe a lot after the changes I made: -Used extra noodles (way too much cheese sauce, but I used small elbows)... about 10 oz. instead of 7. -added greek seasoning to (individual...

Quick and easy. I ran out of the blue box variety, so I needed something in a fix. What a plus that I had the ingredients on hand, too. I used a variety of cheeses (colby/jack mix and a mexican ...

I had to double the cheese so that it would be etable. It had a grainy texture to it.

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