Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese lovers, gather! Discuss your favorite recipes, where to find the best versions, and what tips you have for making the cheesiest, tastiest pasta ever.

21 Amazing Air Fryer Recipes You Did Not See Coming

You expect the almighty air fryer to turn out crisp fried chicken, crunchy french fries, and other goodies with that key f-word in their names. But the air fryer is a lot more versatile than you might...

mac n'cheese with egg or no egg in the sauce?

by peppatty 14 years ago

I have been looking for a good mac n'cheese recipe and have tried the egg ones but I seem to always overcook. Any trick to this style? Why the egg?

Pitt's Pig BBQ | Pittsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

In August, the exploration of black-owned restaurants led me to Pitt's Pig BBQ in downtown Pittsburg. Three months old at that point, the enterprise started as a BBQ catering truck and then moved i...

for a potluck: mac & cheese or scalloped potatoes?

by prima 7 years ago

I'll be attending a potluck with around 45 attendees. I've narrowed my dish down to mac & cheese or scalloped potatoes. Would you take mac & cheese or scalloped potatoes? Just curious what you...

Roderick's Restaurant | Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Next on my exploration of black-owned restaurants was Roderick's in East Oakland that I tried in July. Pulling up a few minutes before the doors opened at noon, a socially distanced line of more th...

Sunday at Lena's Soul Food Cafe in East Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

On a Sunday in July I headed to Lena's Soul Food Cafe to support a black-owned business. I had called first intending to place an order for pick-up. The friendly voice told me that Lena's is so bus...

A conversation with food researcher Ariana Gunderson on recreating food in pandemic literature

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Another Decameron project with some observations on the use of comfort food in stressful times.

Whole foods macaroni and cheese recipe?

by galaxiegoo 14 years ago

I am a fan of the macaroni and cheese that is available at Whole Foods, but not a fan of the price tag. I am sure I could replicate it at home but am wondering if anyone has suggestions? Whole Fo...

Miss Oddette's Creole Kitchen - Paso Robles to SLO

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A shy chowhound forwarded a recommendation for Miss Oddette's Creole Kitchen in Paso Robles. Owner Oddette Augustus does catering, special events at wineries and pop-ups. And like many caterers...

Mac and Cheese - which cheese?

by Kdsantoro 1 year ago

Hi all - Have lots of cheese in the fridge and the kids are asking for mac & cheese. And yes, I know that the freshly grated stuff is better but trying to use what's on hand. I have a swiss/g...

Canned macaroni & cheese

by tmerrall 15 years ago

I'm looking for a place that sells canned macaroni and cheese. I know that several years ago it used to be sold under the Franco-American label, and is sometimes available imported under the Heinz...

Dry baked mac

by tati1 2 years ago

You have a problem with your baked mac coming out to dry? Use 3tablespoons off sour cream and a can of evaporated milk

Macaroni and Cheese

by Wildgoosechase99 2 years ago

I lost my recipe for mac and cheese. It didn't use a roux. From what I remember, cooked pasta was layered in the casserole dish with grated cheese. It had onions in it, raw I think. Then hot mi...

My Macaroni and Cheese Always Comes Out Grainy-What to do?

by Ardentauthor 9 years ago

I've attempted to make a cheese sauce 4 times...the first 3 I didn't realize what I was doing and did not cook the roux at all...so it was grainy. Today I used butter and flour (though I think it...

Hog Wild Barbeque | Placerville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

For a couple years now, I've seen recommendations from friends for the Texas-style brisket at Hog Wild Barbeque in Placerville. On my first day in town, the plan was to drive by and decide if I wou...

Mac and Cheese lovers?

by gargupie 2 years ago

What type of cheese do you use for mac and cheese? Has anyone perfected a tried and true recipe?

Make ahead Mac 'n' Cheese

by Katrinablue 2 years ago

Thinking about making mac 'n' cheese for Easter Brunch. Don't want to make it that day. Any suggestions for making in advance and/or re-heating?

Who uses ketchup on home-made Mac & Cheese?

by Bada Bing 11 years ago

Subject line pretty much says it all, But I'm also curious about demographics. Where in the USA (which is all I can speak to from experience) do people put ketchup onto home-made Mac & Cheese...

How can I get Franco-American Mac and Cheese?

by tarsandbeetle 10 years ago

I am really hoping someone out there can direct me to a site/suggestion on how I can purchase Franco-American Mac & Cheese. I haven't seen this product in years and am willing to order in on-line ...

Best Cheese for Mac and Cheese

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

This article has recommendations from six cheese experts on the best cheese(s) to use for mac and cheese. What do you think? What are your own favorites for this?