Mac and Cheese Appetizers

Twist that classic comfort food, mac and cheese, into a fun party appetizer with these easy recipes. Try mac-and-cheese crostini or start a new rage with mini ramekins of cheesy noodles spiked with ham or lobster.

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Macaroni and Cheese

Diabetic Living

This updated casserole recipe uses fat-free milk, refrigerated egg product, and reduced-fat cheddar cheese, which lower the calories, fat, and carbs in your meal.

How to Make Baked Mac and Cheese

When it comes to down-home cooking, nothing compares to macaroni and cheese, crisp on top with melted cheesy goodness on the inside. This classic recipe for how to make baked mac and cheese is wonderful on its own, but even better with some suggested add-ins.

Mac and Cheese That's Good for You?

It was finally cold and blustery enough the other evening to build the first, crackling fire of the season in our fireplace. My husband stoked the flames, while I helpfully suggested where to move the logs for maximum flame height and heat distribution. I'm thanking that warm and cozy night for the comfort food kick I've been on lately.

Kids' Snacks: Hoppin' Ham Bunny

Your kids will love this fun and creative bento box approach to leftovers.

Easy (& Healthier) Italian Mac and Cheese: 30-Minute Meal

Hey, mac. When did you go Italian? Easy Italian Mac is definitely not our mom's mac and cheese. For one thing, it's full of things that you'd never find in the American version -- chopped fennel, fresh asparagus spears, minced garlic, shredded mozzarella, and even mascarpone cheese. Flat-leaf parsley, too, but we don't need any more convincing. We sincerely accept that Easy Italian Mac is not the same as the comfort-food staple we all grew up with. It's even better! (Sorry, Mom.) Here's another difference: This quick Mac and Cheese just might be easier to make. No kidding.read more

How to Make a Classic Baked Macaroni & Cheese

When looking for the ultimate comfort food this classic baked macaroni & cheese is bound to hit the spot. The use of multiple cheeses makes this recipe irresistable.

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See how to make sassy ham-and-cheese sandwich appetizers.

Super Fast Mexican Mac & Cheese: 30-Minute Meal

Think fast! Think Mexican. Mexican food, that is. And then ask yourself: "Is there really a way to improve on macaroni and cheese, the ultimate comfort casserole?" You bet, but don't just think Mexican. Make Mexican, Mexican Mac and Cheese (click here for the recipe). Full confession: This Mexican Mac and Cheese is -- gulp! -- kind of healthy. You see, while green tomatillos give this dish an authentic Mexican flavor, their spicy salsa also substitutes for a more fattening creamy cheese sauce. Don't worry, though, there's still enough Monterey Jack in the recipe to satisfy everyread more

Easy Vegetarian Dinner: Butternut Squash Casserole

This recipe is reminiscent of a really good, classic mac & cheese--but the squash adds a load of vitamins and fiber to up your nutritional game.

5 Easy Mac & Cheese Recipes -- Plus 5 Great All-Time Tips

Pasta should be it's own food group, as far as I'm concerned. Mix almost any pasta with cheese, and you've got one of the great culinary marriages of all times. Right now there are two macaroni and cheese books I am reviewing. The Mac + Cheese Cookbook is all about simple, everyday mac and cheese, while Melt cooks "outside the box," completely rethinking the dish. Both books highlight just how versatile this all-American dish can be. You'll discover salads with macaroni and cheese, chicken breasts stuffed with macaroni and cheese, and soups with -- you guessed it -- macread more

Potluck Perfect for Memorial Day

The Great American Summer officially kicks off Memorial Day weekend, with barbecues in a backyard filled with friends and family you haven't seen since, well, last Memorial Day weekend. Yeah, summer's fun, but who wants to ruin it by slaving all day in the kitchen or over a hot grill. The answer: potluck.

The Blues Salad: Dinner for $10

If your kids are like ours, they could eat mac and cheese every night of the week. As for us, we kind of get a hankering for something a bit, um, fresher, maybe even (gasp!) green.

How to Make Boiled Lobster

Almost every lobster recipe??from lobster lasagna to lobster mac and cheese??has "cooked lobster" in the ingredient list. So, seafood lovers: it's time to learn how to boil lobster.

12 Ways with Buffalo Chicken for Tailgating

From the delicious appetizers to hearty mains, these buffalo chicken rinspired ecipes are sure to make you the MVP of any tailgate!

Holiday Hosting: 10 Crowd-Pleasing Christmas Appetizer Recipes

The Christmas season means guests, and lots of them. The best way to feed a holiday crowd? Christmas appetizers.

10 Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipes: Think Outside the Box!

Comfort, thy name is macaroni and cheese. It's the dish we fantasize about whenever we need a little soothing, a little warmth, a little ... cheesey goodness. No, we're not talking about the stuff in the box that you cook up for the kids in a flash. That's mac and cheese in name only. We're thinking of the real deal -- good semolina pasta in shapes from classic macaroni to farfalle, cavatelli and shells, the shapes where all that gooey cheese finds its way into nooks and crannies so that every bite is full of flavor. And about thatread more

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