JD's Mac & Cheese
1 Stick of Salted Butter
1/3 of Cup of All Purpose Flour
16 oz of Shredded Cheddar (the better the cheddar the better the mac & cheese)
6 oz of Shredded Mozzarella
5 Cups of Milk
1 lb of small pasta (penne, elbow, ziti, shells)
1/2 tsp of Salt
1/4 tsp of Pepper
1/4 tsp of Ground Mustard
1/4 tsp of Paprika
Pinch of Nutmeg
Melt butter in a sauce pan and add flour with a whisk. Keep cooking for 3 minutes and stir constantly.
Pour all 5 cups of milk and whisk. Bring to a low boil and continue to stir until sauce has thickened. Add 10 oz of Cheddar and 6oz of Mozzarella. Salt, Pepper and the additional spices. Add the sauce to the cooked pasta. Empty into un-greased baking ware and top with remainder of the cheddar. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes.
Best if rested for 10-15 minutes.
Please let me know what you think. It's simple and a perfect side.