How to Make Real Stove Top Mac & Cheese

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How to Make Real Stove Top Mac & Cheese Recipe
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In a large pot of boiling water cook the macaroni until al dente. Usually about 7-9 minutes.

In a large pot of boiling water cook the macaroni until al dente. Usually about 7-9 minutes.

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Drain in a colander

Drain in a colander

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In the same pot, melt the butter over medium heat

In the same pot, melt the butter over medium heat

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Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute

Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute

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Gradually whisk in the half and half and cook, whisking constantly until the mixture is hot and thick, about 4 minutes.

Gradually whisk in the half and half and cook, whisking constantly until the mixture is hot and thick, about 4 minutes.

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Remove from heat.  Add white pepper, salt and cayenne pepper and stir.

Remove from heat. Add white pepper, salt and cayenne pepper and stir.

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Add the cheddar

Add the cheddar

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Stir in cheddar until melted.

Stir in cheddar until melted.

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Add the cooked macaroni and mix well to evenly coat. Add more salt to taste if needed.

Add the cooked macaroni and mix well to evenly coat. Add more salt to taste if needed.

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Serve in a bowl. Makes about 4 good servings.  Good stuff, enjoy.

Serve in a bowl. Makes about 4 good servings. Good stuff, enjoy.

Ingredients

1 Pounds Bag of large elbow macaroni 
4 Tablespoons Butter 
1 Quart Half and half (equal parts whole milk & cream) 
1 Pounds Bag of shredded sharp cheddar cheese 
½ Teaspoons White pepper 
¼ Teaspoons Cayenne pepper 
½ Teaspoons Salt 
4 Tablespoons Flour 
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