19 Reviews

Very nice mac n cheese recipe which was enjoyed by DS and myself for lunch!! I made this for 6 servings although omitted the bread crumbs as we don't care for them on our mac n cheese in my family. This is very similar to the way I make our mac n cheese except for the dry mustard, parmesan and bread crumbs. We loved the addition of the dry mustard and parmesan cheese but next time would maybe cut back some on the salt and I love salty. I used freshly grated parmesan and cheddar so maybe the parmesan was extra salty??? Thanks 2Bleu for sharing a slight twist to my normal recipe!!!

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diner524 August 07, 2009

Wonderful, wonderful! The farm was just begging for some comfort today. I had a good box of unopened elbows sitting there in the cupboard and this seems like the only choice to make....this recipe looked like it would beat my mac/cheese anytime, because the ingredients look divine. I did not change one thing about this recipe. Followed it exactly, and I wouldn't change anything about it. Just to *tried and true* to change. Try this! You will never regret it, especially on a day when comfort is first and foremost. Thanks, 2Bleu!

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Andi of Longmeadow Farm October 30, 2008

Very nice macaroni and cheese that we enjoyed, but I think next time I will leave off the crumb topping and just let the macaroni brown ever so lightly on top!

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wholelottagall April 02, 2009

Great mac and cheese recipe! I did find the white cheddar and grated it myself. The recipe was very easy to throw together and the cooking time is quick. It's a nice comforting recipe with wonderful flavor. The only reason I didn't rate it a 5 (and it was close) is because I found it a little salty tasting. This may be due to the type or brand of cheeses I used. I'm going to experiment with other brands of cheese (and have fun while trying!). Thanks, 2Bleu, for another yummy recipe. :)

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LifeIsGood December 09, 2007

I made many revisions on this recipe, and it was still delicious! I cut the recipe in half and used Ezekial 4:9 sprouted grain penne pasta, raw cheddar cheese (just cheddar - no parmesan) and I only had 1c. cream, so I used water for the other 1c. of milk. Plus, I added about 1/2 bag of frozen peas to the mix and topped with some more shredded cheese. It was delicious! And all my kids ate it up too!

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AprilShowers May 01, 2010

Top notch mac&cheese. If you've never had homemade mac&cheese - you must try it! Dh didn't grow up on homemade but he's coming around. I used odds and ends of cheese - some sharp cheddar, colby/jack, a bit of swiss and munster. Very good!

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TransplantedHusker October 28, 2008

Great Macaroni and Cheese recipe! Creamy, cheesy and stick to the roof of your mouth good! The only thing I didn't do was put the crumbs on top, as we like it better without. Thanks!

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ImACookingDiva September 25, 2008

I love homemade mac and cheese. It is the ultimate comfort food, and this was absolutely wonderful. I never would have thought to add mustard, but it added a really nice flavor. The only thing I changed at all was to use baby parmesan.

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*Alia* June 20, 2008

great mac and cheese, I used an aged white cheddar and also added in a small chopped onion and a tablespoon of fresh minced garlic to the roux, this is a rich cheesy dish that has a wonderful flavor, thanks for sharing Bird!

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Kittencal@recipezazz March 11, 2008

Couldnt find the white cheddar so I used yellow. Family loved it anyway.

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Nyteglori December 13, 2007
Bird's Famous Macaroni and Cheese