Thursday, February 16, 2012

Mama's Mac N' Cheese

2 Tbsp Butter
1/4 cup Flour
1 tsp. Salt
1/2-1 tsp. Dry Mustard
1/4 tsp. Pepper
2 1/2 cup Evaporated Milk
1 block Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (white)
1 box Penne Pasta

Cook pasta.
Simultaneously and in a separate pan, melt butter in frying pan, stir in flour, salt, dry mustard, and pepper until smooth. 
Remove from heat.
Gradually stir in evaporated milk until smooth.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened (approx. 10 minutes)
Remove from heat.
Stir in grated Cheddar cheese.
Place drained pasta into a 9x13 buttered casserole dish
Pour Cheese mixture over and stir well.
Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. 

As a child, this was my favorite dish!  Every single birthday, I requested homemade Mac N' Cheese with homemade apple sauce!  Little J-man requested this dish and absolutely loved it!  If you have any questions about it, please don't hesitate to ask!  It's yummy and kid approved! 

I saw these cuties on my walk today!  Spring is a'comin!

Much love.

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