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Macaroni and Cheese

December 17, 2010

An old favorite from the archives.  Never make it that often but do go back to one of the tried and true recipes from the past.  Cora could not make any foods that anybody liked, and she always asked my mother what she was making when we were planning a visit to Florida from New York.  My mother always responded with, “they will tell me what they would like to eat when they arrive ; Cora would say “I will make what I want” (oh, I hated everything she made except this;  (I was warned by the ex/she could not cook).

Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Medium Onion (chopped)
  • 2 T. Butter
  • 8 oz. Macaroni (Penne)
  • 8 oz. Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 pt. Milk (plus a few T., if necessary)
  • 3/4 Stick of Butter
  • 4 oz. Sour Cream
  • 3 T. Butter
  • 1/4 C. Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 C. Fine Bread Crumbs

 Preparation

  1. Boil the pasta 1/2 the time as directed on package
  2. Saute the onion in 2 T. butter until tender
  3. Add butter and cheese into a medium size pot and gently warm
  4. Place 1/2 of the pasta on the bottom of a large bowl
  5. Cover with 1/2 of the cheese and butter; season with salt and pepper
  6. Mix thoroughly and add the remainder of cheese mixture and pasta; mix thoroughly
  7. Add the sour cream and mix well
  8. Pour in the milk; mixing until thoroughly combined
  9. Pour mixture into a baking dish (which has cover)
  10. Melt 3 T. of butter and mix with the parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for about one hour

(Serves 4; as a side dish)

Recipe from Cora

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. December 17, 2010 22:54

    Looks yum! And so much better than the one from a box!!

  2. December 18, 2010 20:24

    Well, that is a great debate.

  3. December 18, 2010 20:23

    Thanks, good to know.

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