Everyone needs a solid mac and cheese recipe in their back pocket — one that can be pulled out the instant that craving hits for cheesy pasta, or when a birthday needs celebrating, or when a friend needs comforting. Macaroni and cheese is an all-purpose comfort food, ready and able to assist you with any life event.
This particular recipe puts the capital "C" in classic. It's cheese sauce and pasta, baked in a casserole dish until golden-topped and bubbly. Remarkably, it doesn't take all that much more time and effort than opening a box of the pre-made stuff. Here's a step-by-step recipe that help you make it yours tonight.