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Test Kitchen's Favorite Mac and Cheese

Recipe photo courtesy of Armando Rafael

Our ultimate mac and cheese relies on three different kinds of cheese -- American, cheddar, and Parmesan. For easier grating, put the block of cheese in the freezer for five minutes first.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2017
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As mac and cheese cools, the sauce tightens and loses some of its creaminess. But if you don't serve it right away, no worries -- just place the pot over a low flame, and stir in reserved pasta water, a few tablespoons at a time, to loosen the sauce without diluting the rich flavor.

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  • mjscott88
    18 FEB, 2018
    This was a good, standard mac n cheese recipe and made plenty to feed the whole family. Mac n cheese is so decadent I wouldn't serve it often but when I do, this is my go-to recipe in future!
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  • tysiaks
    31 MAR, 2017
    I from Canada what exactly is American cheese velveeta?
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    • anniecisneros04
      15 MAY, 2017
      No. It's Block cheese from the deli section.

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