IT'S HOW WE GREW UP

How many of use grew up eating macaroni and cheese out of a box? I truly think that this one of of the first foods I learned how to make on my own; and I thought I was such an adult. Heat up the water, add a little salt, wait for it to boil and throw the macaroni in for 10 minutes; then add butter and the cheese mixture and stir. In under 20 minutes, a great big bowl of cheesy deliciousness. I may not be able to tell you the exact amounts of butter and milk that were necessary to make one box, but I bet many of you can.

WHY IS IT A KID FAVORITE?

How many of you brought that tradition to your kids? Tell me...why DO kids like it? I would think they would hate it! It's mushy? I guess even little kids need there comfort food. I have two kids who LOVE it...one who hasn't yet tried it and he's almost 21. Mushy food? check the no box for him.

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50 VARIETIES FROM KRAFT IS STILL NOT ENOUGH

Did you know that Kraft makes over 50 varieties of mac & cheese? Wow! If you didn't like the original, we'll MAKE you like it. There's got to be some flavorful combination that you haven't tried.

My son Mason will make his own flavorful Mac & Cheese recipe. I'm not sure exactly what he puts in it, but it IS darn good. It's usually whatever kind of Mac & Cheese I have in the house...sometimes Kraft, sometimes Velveeta shells and cheese; but he adds chili powder and cumin I think? Nice and hot...that's how he likes it!

What do you add to YOUR mac & cheese to make it your own? Share your recipes with us at Kelly@minnesotasnewcountry.com.

Happy Mac & Cheese Day.

 

 

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