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 cavatappi per package directions, and drain.

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In a small bowl, mix 2/3 can evaporated milk, tarragon, butter, flour, eggs, salt, white pepper, and red pepper flakes. Mix well with the cooked drained pasta.

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Take half of each cheese and cube it, then shred the other half (not pictured). You'll end up with appx 8oz cubed & 8oz shredded of each flavor. Experiment with different cheeses for new tastes!

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Stir milk mixture and shredded cheese together with pasta.

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Mix in cubed cheese. Pour it all into a 9x13 baking dish.

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Cover with foil & bake at 375* F for 15 minutes. Remove foil & bake an additional 15-20 minutes, until cheese is bubbling & brown on top. Oh. Yum.

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Try not to let your other food get jealous of this golden, crispy, buttery, peppery marvel. The stuffing pictured here was so ashamed it wouldn't sign the release & I had to obscure its identity.

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