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Grown Up Mac and Cheese

1 hr to make • Serves 2


4 oz Bacon, thick-sliced


2 tbsp Basil, leaves

Pasta & Grains

2 cups Elbow macaroni or cavatappi

Baking & Spices

2 tbsp All-purpose flour
1/4 tsp Black pepper, freshly ground
1 Kosher salt
1 Pinch Nutmeg

Oils & Vinegars

1 Vegetable oil

Bread & Baked Goods

2 slices White sandwich bread


2 oz Blue cheese
2 tbsp Butter, unsalted
3 oz Cheddar, sharp grated
4 oz Gruyere cheese, grated
1 1/2 cups Milk
  • Suzanna Kenessey

    Grown Up Mac and Cheese. Definite comfort food. I usually make after a party with the cheese plate leftovers, otherwise, it's a little extravagant for weeknight mac and cheese!

  • Mary Frazier-Meyers

    Grown Up Mac and Cheese Recipe- Ina Garten. Gruyere, chedder, and blue cheese.

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