Our Go-to Macaroni and Cheese by: Kaitlin 1 Comments Jump to Recipe Posted:11/23/2022Updated:11/23/2022 Finally, we’ve found our family’s perfect Macaroni and Cheese! This mac and cheese is everything I want—it has a creamy cheese sauce, with delicious fall flavors that meld together perfectly: rosemary, nutmeg, garlic, and bay leaf.I know what you’re thinking.It’s the DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING AND NOW YOU POST THIS MAC & CHEESE?! NOW?!! Yes.
Let me explain. For the love of mac and cheese Macaroni and Cheese is one of those foods that most people carry with them all their lives.Admittedly, it usually starts with a box of Kraft (or maybe Annie’s now, for the bougie set) and goes all the way up to fancy mcfancy versions with crab, lobster, and truffle oil.(Don’t get the wrong idea thinking I’m anti-any of those things.
This recipe is an excellent base for crab/lobster/truffle-ification.) We’ve sampled many mac and cheeses over the years, and this one stands out! Since meeting, we haven’t strayed.We are happily shacked up with this recipe for the long haul. Why should I listen to you? This mac and cheese is everything I want—a creamy bechamel sauce loaded with copious amounts of cheese (aged cheddar and Gruyère) with the richness of whole milk and a 1/2 cup of heavy cream.(If you’re gonna go for it, go for it.) My favorite part of this recipe is the complex flavor that melds rather than shouts, with