Creamy Homemade Mac & Cheese

Homemade Creamy Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese has got to be my favorite food. Okay, so I don’t know if I could every REALLY pick a favorite food, I love them all too much….but mac and cheese is up there at the top. That’s why when I found this mac & cheese cookbook online before Christmas, I sent a link to my mother immediately asking for it as a gift. She needed ideas, and I needed to harbor an even deeper obsession with macaroni and cheese:)

Last night, I made my first dish…all I have to say is, “OMG!” It’s creamy, it’s cheesy, it tastes better than anything I have ever had before. The whole ideas behind the book is that you make what they call “mac sauce” and you can add different types of cheese and then different toppings and such. That mac sauce, yeah, that’s what makes the entire thing a creamy, delicious delight. This is not good for you…like, at all…but oh my is it¬†good! Haha!

The best mac and cheese everIngredients:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • Noodles
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded romano cheese
  • Salt & pepper
  • Bread crumbs


  1. Start a pot of boiling water for your noodles and get them going!
  2. Put 3 cups of milk into a saucepan on high until boiling. Once it starts to boil remove from heat.
  3. In a separate pan, melt your butter.
  4. Once melted, whisk in your flour until the concoction is a creamy brown kind of color.
  5. Whisk in your hot milk little by little.
  6. Once everything is all together in one pan, turn the heat back on and cook that baby up!
  7. The sauce will get quite thick, this is good:)
  8. Stir in your shredded cheeses until they have all melted in to the “mac sauce”.
  9. Add salt and pepper to your liking, or any other seasonings you would like.
  10. You can either serve now, or you can top with bread crumbs and toss it in the oven for 1o minutes or so like I did. I think bread crumbs give it a little extra somethin’ somethin’.

Creamy Mac and Cheese

There you have it, best mac and cheese ever! Don’t forget to pick up a copy of the Mac & Cheese Cookbook from Amazon, it’s the cheapest I’ve found it yet. And no, this isn’t sponsored by the book, I just love mac & cheese that much:)All That Glitters Blog Signature

Modcloth Holiday Gift Guide

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I cannot believe that it is already the middle of November and I haven’t started shopping yet. Someone over here needs to take a chill pill because it’s getting closer and making me nervous! I usually like to do all of my shopping online, so I won’t have to wait in any lines, but things I want to buy are¬†starting to become out of stock! Eek! All of you ladies who shop online will appreciate this post:) I wasn’t really aware, but one of my favorite online shops, Modcloth, not only sells the cutest clothes, but they have great gift items too! I’m pretty sure I could get something for everyone I know (yes, even guys!) on here and I wanted to share some of my favorites from their Holiday Gift Guide!

If you clicked, you know, they have a little bit of everything! Below are some of my favorites, and for anyone who knows me–><hint hint> :)
Camera Lense Mug

Pour and Shoot Mug Cut out silver and gold necklace

Cut To The Trace Necklace Mac and cheese cookbook

Mac & Cheese Cookbook Hello gold glitter pillow

Hello Pillow

The last two are my absolute favorites! Mac and Cheese is my favorite food ever and I have a thing for gold glitter (if you can’t tell by the blog) haha! I hope you all enjoy your holiday shopping and have a great weekend!

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