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How to make macaroni and cheese from scratch

Make Macaroni and Cheese From Scratch

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Cook macaroni until firm. Do not over cook! Drain. Set aside.

Cook macaroni until firm. Do not over cook! Drain. Set aside.

Drain undercooked macaroni and set aside.

Drain undercooked macaroni and set aside.

In a medium sauce pan, melt butter and sprinkle in flour. Whisk together over medium low heat, cooking for 5 minutes (whisking constantly). Do not let it burn!

In a medium sauce pan, melt butter and sprinkle in flour. Whisk together over medium low heat, cooking for 5 minutes (whisking constantly). Do not let it burn!

Add mustard and milk. Whisk until smooth.

Add mustard and milk. Whisk until smooth.

Whisking constantly for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

Whisking constantly for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

Add seasoned salt (this is my personal favorite that I use regularly).

Add seasoned salt (this is my personal favorite that I use regularly).

Take 1/4 cup of sauce and slowly pour into beaten egg. Whisking constantly to avoid cooking the egg. Whisk until smooth.

Take 1/4 cup of sauce and slowly pour into beaten egg. Whisking constantly to avoid cooking the egg. Whisk until smooth.

Pour egg mixture into sauce; whisking constantly.

Pour egg mixture into sauce; whisking constantly.

Add salt.

Add salt.

Add pepper (I use a blend of peppercorns and use less when making for kids).

Add pepper (I use a blend of peppercorns and use less when making for kids).

My shortcut! I use entire bag (6ozs) of organic Italian blend shredded cheese.

My shortcut! I use entire bag (6ozs) of organic Italian blend shredded cheese.

I use entire 6oz bag of organic shredded cheddar cheese.

I use entire 6oz bag of organic shredded cheddar cheese.

I use nearly entire bag of second bag of organic shredded cheddar cheese. I reserve some for top.

I use nearly entire bag of second bag of organic shredded cheddar cheese. I reserve some for top.

Stir until all cheese is melted.

Stir until all cheese is melted.

I put undercooked macaroni back in large pot then pour in cheese sauce.

I put undercooked macaroni back in large pot then pour in cheese sauce.

Stir until evenly coated.

Stir until evenly coated.

Macaroni is ready to eat if you prefer a creamy dish.

Macaroni is ready to eat if you prefer a creamy dish.

Sprinkle the reserved organic shredded cheddar cheese over top. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden on top.

Sprinkle the reserved organic shredded cheddar cheese over top. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden on top.

Serve! Enjoy!

  • 1lb macaroni
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1lb grated cheese
  • 1 /2 -1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Salt