Homemade Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Comfort food at its finest, this homemade stovetop mac and cheese is easy, creamy, and always a family favorite.

During the cold months, nothing is better than a warm bowl of pasta smothered in a cheesy sauce. And this quick stovetop recipe can be ready in under 30 minutes—perfect for a fast weeknight dinner.

I have to admit, I used to love the blue-boxed mac and cheese as a kid. This homemade recipe is definitely more of an adult version with three types of cheese. You can substitute other types of pasta, but I love using the elbow macaroni because it reminds me of the classic childhood version.


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By |October 30th, 2012|Pasta, Quick and Easy, Sauce, Sauces and Vinaigrettes|1 Comment

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