How to Make Macaroni and Cheese From Scratch

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How to Make Macaroni and Cheese From Scratch Recipe
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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.

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Drain undercooked macaroni and set aside.

Drain undercooked macaroni and set aside.

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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!

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Add mustard and milk. Whisk until smooth.

Add mustard and milk. Whisk until smooth.

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Whisking constantly for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

Whisking constantly for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

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

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

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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.

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Pour egg mixture into sauce; whisking constantly.

Pour egg mixture into sauce; whisking constantly.

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Add salt.

Add salt.

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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).

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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.

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

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

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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.

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Stir until all cheese is melted.

Stir until all cheese is melted.

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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.

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Stir until evenly coated.

Stir until evenly coated.

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

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

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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.

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Serve! Enjoy!

Serve! Enjoy!

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