Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Macaroni Cheese

An Authentic Macaroni Cheese Recipe

Cheese and Macaroni a beautiful combination and it surprises me everytime. I would prefer Macaroni with cheese instaed of dessert anytime! This easy to cook macaroni Cheese is simplicity at its best. I am writting classic version of Macaroni and Cheese , you can add as many as variation to it. You can add veggies, chicken, olives etc etc possibilites are endless.

Note Down The Ingredients

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  • 2 Cups Small Elbow Macaroni
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Dry Mustard
  • 3 Cups Milk
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Yellow Onion, Finely Diced
  • Salt - To Taste
  • 3 Cups Milk
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 7 Ounces Extra-sharp Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
  • 5 Ounces Extra-sharp Cheddar Cheese, Grated
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 1/3 Cups Half-and-half Cream
  • 1 1/3 Cups Whipping Cream
  • 2/3 Cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter

Method To Cook

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  1. Cook the macaroni in a large pan of boiling water according to packet instructions (different brands may vary in size & cooking times)
  2. Melt half of butter in a large frying pan on medium heat. When starting to sizzle, Whisk in the flour,salt, pepper, cayenne, mustard and nutmeg and keep it moving for about five minutes. Make sure it's free of lumps.
  3. Add the milk, onion, bay leaf, and paprika.Cook for 10 minutes on low flame.
  4. Remove the bay leaf..
  5. Add eggs and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese. Add required salt and pepper.Blend well..
  6. Pour mixture over macaroni.Top with remaining cheese..
  7. Sprinkle with the grated cheese..
  8. Melt the butter in a saute pan. Bake for 30 minutes.


  • Take care not to burn the butter when you're melting it — cook it just enough so it's golden and tastes nutty.
  • Add panko bread crumbs for topping.
  • Once removed from oven and let stand about 10 minutes to thicken sauce.
  • Add lemon if you like it tangy.
  • Next time remember to save leftovers for fried Macaroni and Cheese.

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