Macaroni and Cheese

This infamous pairing of macaroni and cheese is a kid-favorite recipe. Quick and easy to prepare, these yummy macaroni and cheese recipes add ingredients like ham and broccoli for a new twist on an old favorite.

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Lighter Three-Cheese Mac

Martha Stewart

Sub 1% milk for whole and creamy Neufchatel for higher-fat cheeses to make this three-cheese mac a healthier option.

Total: 45 mins

Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Martha Stewart

What could possibly make a creamy bowl of macaroni and cheese even better? Why, bacon, of course!

Total: 40 mins

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese

Sometimes the best medicine after a stressful day is a big bowl of comfort food. You know the kind--the lip-smacking, grown-up versions of childhood favorites that can never be beaten by fancier meals. Macaroni and cheese oozes comfort, but don't be tempted to reach for a box. Cheese powder? Really? You can do better than that! Real, made-from-scratch macaroni and cheese is easy to make, and it produces the perfect dose of home-cooked comfort after a hard day.

How to Bake Macaroni and Cheese

There's perhaps nothing more American than learning how to bake macaroni and cheese. Whether it's for a summer barbecue or a winter comfort meal, macaroni and cheese is a crowd pleaser for all seasons.

How to Make Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Some macaroni and cheese recipes turn out kind of dry and clumpy. Don't worry, we're going to show you how to make creamy macaroni and cheesea dish so addictive you'll want to make it for dinner at least once a week!

Three Cheese Macaroni

Better Homes and Gardens

No Southern-style barbecue is complete without Three Cheese Macaroni. For this super-easy version, just stir the ingredients together and bake.

Our Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipes

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The Pioneer Woman Cooks - Macaroni and Cheese

Ree Drummod, blogger and LHJ contributor, shares her favorite recipe for macaroni and cheese.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese


This extra-easy version of a classic casserole is homey, cheesy and topped with crunchy bread crumbs to make it even better.

Total: 40 mins

Leek Mac and Cheese

Food & Wine

Cooks usually reserve dark, tough leek greens for stock. Here, Grace Parisi sautes them until they're soft and supple, then folds them into a luscious macaroni and cheese made with nutty Manchego.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Marja's Mac-and-Cheese

Food & Wine

Jean-Georges Vongerichten is so fond of his wife Marja's ultrarich mac and cheese that it appears on the menu at the Mercer Kitchen, one of his New York restaurants. Marja makes the dish with four cheeses, from creamy Monterey Jack to extra-sharp cheddar. The most unusual touch: the cubes of cream cheese that melt on top.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

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.

How to Make Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Once you know how to make a classic macaroni and cheese, it's easy to customize it and make your very own version, adding things like chicken or chiles, herbs or spices.

Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Family Circle

Cottage cheese lends a tanginess to the cheddar cheese sauce in this rendition of the well-loved side dish casserole. A Parmesan and crumb topping further enhances the cheesiness.

Luxurious Four-Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

Fine Cooking Magazine

Adding the cheese in two stages helps to create the best consistency.

Slow-Cooker Mac and Cheese

Taste of the South
Total: 2 hrs 45 mins

Impossibly Easy Mac 'n Cheese Pie

Betty Crocker

Save time! Try a delicious version of mac 'n cheese where you don't have to precook the mac!

Total: 55 mins
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