Mac 'n' Cheese 2 ways with pictures! by Izabelle McInnus - Musely
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Mac 'n' Cheese 2 ways with pictures!

posted in Food & Drink > Recipes
05/05/2016
  • What you'll need:
Butter
Flour
Milk
Hot Dogs (optional)
Cheese!!!!! (any kind you prefer)
Macaroni noodles
Salt
Pepper
    What you'll need:
    Butter
    Flour
    Milk
    Hot Dogs (optional)
    Cheese!!!!! (any kind you prefer)
    Macaroni noodles
    Salt
    Pepper
  • So, get a pot of water and set it on high to boil. This is for the macaroni noodles.
    So, get a pot of water and set it on high to boil. This is for the macaroni noodles.
  • Then, get a big, high-edge sauce pan and set the heat on 4. This is for the cheese sauce.
    Then, get a big, high-edge sauce pan and set the heat on 4. This is for the cheese sauce.
  • You'll need a cutting board with a knife, too 🔪
    You'll need a cutting board with a knife, too 🔪
  • Put one stick of butter in the pan. (My spoon isn't dirty, just stained.)
    Put one stick of butter in the pan. (My spoon isn't dirty, just stained.)
  • Get some hot dogs, if you're gonna add any, and chop 'em all up.
    Get some hot dogs, if you're gonna add any, and chop 'em all up.
  • By now, the butter should be melted and you can add some flour to it. I just have this mini sifter and I put some flour into it and sifted it over the butter.
    By now, the butter should be melted and you can add some flour to it. I just have this mini sifter and I put some flour into it and sifted it over the butter.
  • Stir with the back of your spoon until the flour is incorporated into the butter.
    Stir with the back of your spoon until the flour is incorporated into the butter.
  • Keep doing that for about two more times.
    Keep doing that for about two more times.
  • It should look like this by now. Here I'm adding Himilayan Pink Salt.
    It should look like this by now. Here I'm adding Himilayan Pink Salt.
  • By this time, the water should be boiling, so add the macaroni noodles, set your timer for 8 minutes, stir the pasta, and add some salt to the water.
    By this time, the water should be boiling, so add the macaroni noodles, set your timer for 8 minutes, stir the pasta, and add some salt to the water.
  • Now go back to the sauce and add some milk. I don't know how much I put it, I just eyeball it. Stir that until the milk is fully incorporated.
    Now go back to the sauce and add some milk. I don't know how much I put it, I just eyeball it. Stir that until the milk is fully incorporated.
  • It's gonna look like this at first, so keep adding milk, about half a cup at a time.
    It's gonna look like this at first, so keep adding milk, about half a cup at a time.
  • This is still too thick, so add a bit more milk and keep doing that until it's a consistency that you like. Keep in mind that when you add the cheese, it'll thicken more.
    This is still too thick, so add a bit more milk and keep doing that until it's a consistency that you like. Keep in mind that when you add the cheese, it'll thicken more.
  • If you like pepper, add some.
    If you like pepper, add some.
  • Now the noodles should be done cooking, turn off the heat and pour the noodles into a stainer and rinse them.
    Now the noodles should be done cooking, turn off the heat and pour the noodles into a stainer and rinse them.
  • I had a giant brick of cheese that I broke in half for the sauce 😂
    I had a giant brick of cheese that I broke in half for the sauce 😂
  • I turned the heat down to 2 and then broke the half-block of cheese into chunks and put them in the sauce to melt while I do the next step.
    I turned the heat down to 2 and then broke the half-block of cheese into chunks and put them in the sauce to melt while I do the next step.
  • Put the strained pasta back into the pan and add the hot dogs, then salt and pepper it.
    Put the strained pasta back into the pan and add the hot dogs, then salt and pepper it.
  • Don't forget about stirring the meltedy cheese into the sauce like I did....😂
    Don't forget about stirring the meltedy cheese into the sauce like I did....😂
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  • the reason this is two ways to make Mac 'n' cheese is because my mom asked me to make a cheese sauce for dinner, and then Papa saw it and got really upset because je hates the cheese-sauce way. So I put a little of the macaroni in a small pan...
    the reason this is two ways to make Mac 'n' cheese is because my mom asked me to make a cheese sauce for dinner, and then Papa saw it and got really upset because je hates the cheese-sauce way. So I put a little of the macaroni in a small pan...
  • add some cheese, and then another layer of Macaroni, and then another layer of cheese.
    add some cheese, and then another layer of Macaroni, and then another layer of cheese.
  • Mmm... Cheesy... 😍
    Mmm... Cheesy... 😍
  • With the rest of the noodles, pour the cheese sauce into the pan and mix it up!
    With the rest of the noodles, pour the cheese sauce into the pan and mix it up!
  • Pour the Mac 'n' cheese with sauce into a separate pan and then sprinkle some cheese on top.
    Pour the Mac 'n' cheese with sauce into a separate pan and then sprinkle some cheese on top.
  • Take it out of the oven when the cheese is melted (or crispy if you want...).
    Take it out of the oven when the cheese is melted (or crispy if you want...).
  • And serve! This is the one without a cheese sauce
    And serve! This is the one without a cheese sauce
  • and here's the one that has a cheese sauce.
    and here's the one that has a cheese sauce.
  • Thank you for reading. If you try it, comment below. and if you like this tip, please give it a thumbs up and follow me for more cooking tips and recipes in the future!

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