Easy Macaroni & Cheese

Print Email

1 box elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon of a good dijon or dried mustard powder
1 teaspoon paprika
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Prepare macaroni by directions on box and
 drain well. 

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.  Add flour and stir to remove lumps.  Pour in milk and cook until slightly thickened.  Season with salt and pepper and mustard or mustard powder.  Add cheese and stir until melted.  Add macaroni and stir. 

Pour mixture into 2 qt. casserole dish.  Bake for 20 minutes.

You can substitute some or all of the cheddar cheese with gouda, mozzarella, or swiss cheese.

(for a blander dish, leave out the mustard and the paprika, use a mild cheddar cheese)



restaurant news

A-Frame Opens in Culver City
Los Angeles
by Maia Harari

ImageLast night One for the Table got a sneak peek into what promises to be Culver City’s newest hot spot—A-Frame—the brainchild of restaurateur David Reiss and rockstar chef Roy Choi of Kogi BBQ...

Czeching In
New York
by Alison Wonderland Tucker

facebook-check-in-nfc-smart-poster-300x300“I just need to get out of the apartment.” I whined to my friend Blaine on the phone.

“It’s raining.”  He replied.

I looked out the window.  It was just drizzling.

“I don’t care.  I need to do...

The Other Secret in Napa is Food
Northern California
by Laraine Newman

laraine newman cameoI recently performed Celebrity Autobiography at the Wells Fargo Center For The Arts in Santa Rosa. I didn’t know where Santa Rosa was nor did I realize that the Welles Fargo Center was a hip...

The Golden State
Los Angeles
by Sara Mohazzebi

goldenstatelogo.jpgTwo years ago, I made a decision that forever changed my dining experience. I stopped being friends with anyone who doesn’t like to eat. Living in Los Angeles, the city of beautiful people, this...