Melvin's Mac 'N' Cheese Recipe

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Craig Melvin shares his mother's recipe for macaroni and cheese. Yes, he brought us some. It was delicious. (Published Wednesday, Dec 29, 2010)

    6 cups water
    2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
    1 stick of butter or margarine
    8 oz. of grated sharp cheddar cheese
    8 oz. of grated mild cheddar cheese
    Velveeta cheese to taste

    1 can of evaporated milk 1/2 cup of whole milk
    1/2 teaspoon of salt(or season to taste)
    1/2 teaspoon of pepper(or season to taste)
    3 eggs
     
     
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
     
    1. Grease an 8 in. square baking pan.
     
    2. Bring the water and salt to a boil in a large pot. Add macaroni and let cook until tender (maybe 6- 8 minutes).
     
    3. Drain  the macaroni.
     
    4. In a large bowl, stir in the butter or margarine until melted. Add the mild cheddar and stir, then add the sharp cheddar and stir. In a small bowl, beat the eggs. Add the milk (evaporated and whole) to the eggs and stir it in the macaroni mixture. Add your  Velveeta to taste with your pepper.  Put in the greased pan. Sprinkle cheese on top. Bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes.
     
    Enjoy!