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How to cook my mac & cheese

Baked in the oven, extra cheesy, and peppery - this isn't anything close to boxed Mac & Cheese. And my kids LOVE it!

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Cook pasta per package directions, and drain. While the pasta cooks, shred & dice your cheeses.

Cook pasta per package directions, and drain. While the pasta cooks, shred & dice your cheeses.

Cube 1/2 of each cheese block, and shred the other half. I used extra sharp cheddar  ...

Cube 1/2 of each cheese block, and shred the other half. I used extra sharp cheddar ...

And pepper jack. Experiment with different cheeses for new tastes!

And pepper jack. Experiment with different cheeses for new tastes!

In a small bowl, whisk together everything but the cheese. Mix well with the cooked drained pasta.

In a small bowl, whisk together everything but the cheese. Mix well with the cooked drained pasta.

Stir in your cubed cheese. Pour it all into a 9x13 baking dish & sprinkle with fresh cracked pepper. Place in 375*f oven for 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted & starting to brown.

Stir in your cubed cheese. Pour it all into a 9x13 baking dish & sprinkle with fresh cracked pepper. Place in 375*f oven for 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted & starting to brown.

With ten minutes left on the timer, remove pan & sprinkle the buttery cracker mixture liberally over the top. Return to oven to finish cooking.

With ten minutes left on the timer, remove pan & sprinkle the buttery cracker mixture liberally over the top. Return to oven to finish cooking.

So. Delicious.

So. Delicious.

Don't you wish you had taste-o-vision?

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  • 1.0lb Cooked pasta
  • 1.0lb Extra Sharp cheddar
  • 1.0lb Pepper Jack cheese
  • 2.0 Large eggs
  • 4.0Tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 2.0Tbsp All Purpose flour
  • 1.0Tbsp Red pepper flakes
  • 1.0 Can Evaporated milk
  • 1.0Tbsp Dried tarragon
  • 1.0Tbsp Ground white pepper
  • Sea salt & fresh pepper to taste
  • Topping (mix these together)
  • 10.0 Crushed saltine crackers
  • 2.0Tbsp Melted unsalted butter