Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese Shopping Tips

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Macaroni and Cheese Cooking How-Tos

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.

More On Macaroni And Cheese

When preparing the following pastas in advance (up to six hours), keep them covered and chilled and then let them come to room temperature before baking.
For those who prefer macaroni and cheese with a greater ratio of crunchy topping to creamy center, we suggest dividing the macaroni and cheese between two 3-quart shallow baking dishes and doubling the topping recipe, dividing it between the baking dishes.