"The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again."--George Miller

Mom's Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Mom's Macaroni and Cheese, by , is from The Shires/Neal Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom
Added: Saturday, October 8, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
•Macaroni
•Onion (Green Onions are preferable)
•Pimentos (optional)
•Butter
•Salt & Pepper
•Evaporated Milk
•Sharp Cheese (grated)

Directions:
Directions:
Boil Macaroni according to directions on the box. Add salt to the water.
Cook macaroni until it is done but make sure it is not overcooked and pasty.
Drain macaroni well and rinse with hot water.
For 4 cups of cooked macaroni, add ½ stick of butter, ¼ cup of chopped onion and salt & pepper to taste.
A small can of pimentos may be added for color.
Add 2 cups of grated sharp cheese – then add more if Tony is there. (Throw in some chunks of cheese for him.).
Mix well with approximately ¾ of the can of evaporated milk.
You may put some grated parmesan cheese on top before baking.
You can prepare the night before – you may need to add more milk prior to baking.
Bake 350 degrees for 30 to 45 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of those dishes that is best made without a recipe. It is pure comfort food -- a necessity for any family gathering! (After you've added more cheese, add more.)

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

481W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!