Mac & Cheese

Can you think of any food more comforting than big a bowl of mac & cheese?  I don’t think I can.  It really is the perfect comfort food. It’s warm, cheesy, crispy, and so satisfying.  It’s got it all going on.  It makes for a great lunch or a great dinner.  It can be made for casual and also for special occasions. I really don’t see why you’d ever need to eat anything else. And good news, it also couldn’t be simpler to make.  Whether you’re a first time cook or a chopped champion, I promise that you can do it.  Just follow the recipe below!


  • 1/2 box elbow macaroni noodles (half a pound)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2.5 cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups of cheese (2 cups cheddar, 1 cup Monterey Jack, 1 cup Gruyere)*



  1. preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside
  3. Melt butter in a medium saucepan, add flour and whisk to combine
  4. Pour milk into saucepan and continue to whisk until the sauce thickens
  5. Slowly add 3 cups of cheese to the pan and mix until the sauce has reached a smooth consistency. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Put the noodles into a lightly greased cast iron pan or oven safe dish, pour the sauce over and combine.
  7. Top the noodles with remaining cheese and bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and delicious
  8. Enjoy!

*if these cheeses don’t sit well with you, feel free to swap it for your favourite kind. Just be sure to use the same amount.