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Tired of dry mac and cheese mixes? Then this extra saucy, rich and creamy mac is just what you need! Make it stove-top for a cheese-loaded meal in just 30 minutes.
In a large pot of salted boiling water over high heat, cook the pasta according to box directions. When done, drain off the water and set pasta aside.
Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté until translucent and fragrant, about 2 minutes. Whisk in the flour so that it’s free of lumps and let it cook for one minute, continuing to whisk.
Whisk in 3 cups cream and all of the milk, whisking until it’s free of lumps. Cover and let the mixture simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes. Do not allow it to boil.
Once sauce is thickened, whisk in all the cheeses, salt, and hot sauce and continue to heat until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth. Taste to decide if you’d like any more cheese. If sauce is too thick for your liking, whisk in more cream, ¼ cup at a time.
Turn off heat and immediately fold in pasta until well-coated. Serve immediately.
This homemade version of cheeseburger macaroni is much healthier than the boxed version and it’s also gluten-free.
Nancy is the Coupon Clipping Cook, which means she not only has an astounding number of recipes to share with us (her TK recipe box is busting at the seams!) but she's also got loads of money-saving tips in her blog (she worked at a grocery store for a number of years, so she knows her stuff). She has some pretty amazing creations, like Roasted Garlic Potato Soup and Nutty Coconut Chicken. Go check them out!
Heather is a Texas native and the blogger behind Heather's Dish. She's mom to Weston, wife to Nate, and they live in Little Rock, Arkansas with their two "stubborn and saucy" dogs Bunker and Keira. In her blog, she shares her photographs, random musings (serious and silly alike), and all kinds of scrumptious recipes---and not just evil variations of her favorite mac and cheese. Her enviable TK recipe box is a testament to that. Go see for yourself!