1boil macaroni until it is about 3/4 done. Run cold water over it to get rid of starch, separate it with your hands to get all starch out. Season with salt and pepper and butter and add chopped chunks of cheese (lots). Pour milk right up to the top of the macaroni. Put in 350 oven and cook until you see the cheese starting to melt. Then take out and stir everything up with a spoon. If you need any more cheese then add it. Cook until cheese is bubbly brown. You will know from the way it looks. And then just eat it. By the way it is even better the next day.
The gorgeous tomatoes are the icing on top of this creamy, decadent mac and cheese. Artichokes stand out like flavorful little gems amongst the chewy noodles. Pair with a side salad for a complete meal.
This mouth-watering macaroni and cheese recipe gets its name from the addition of creamy smoked Gouda and juicy ham. Both kids and adults alike will take seconds of this cheesy dinner recipe. Serve up with a leafy green salad to complete the meal.