Meatless Friday: President Reagan's Macaroni & Cheese


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This recipe for macaroni and cheese has become our family’s favorite. It always turns out perfectly and my kids all fight for the cheesy, crispy edges. With a hot vegetable on the side and maybe a dish of applesauce, it’s a perfect meatless Friday meal that won’t break the bank!

President Reagan’s Macaroni and Cheese

reagan mac and cheese B Stein8 oz. macaroni, boiled to al dente and drained
1 t. butter
1 egg, beaten
3 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 t. dry mustard
1 t. salt
1 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a buttered casserole dish (13 x 9 or round) pour macaroni.

Toss with butter, egg and 2 1/2 cups cheddar.

In a small bowl, whisk milk with salt and powdered mustard.

Pour milk over macaroni and cheese. Sprinkle with remaining half cup cheese.

Bake for 45 minutes until custard is set.

Copyright 2014 Barbara Stein


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Barbara is a Catholic wife, mother to four children and a daughter-in-law, and grandmother living in central Ohio. A former homeschooler, now owner of an Etsy shops, she enjoys spending her spare time praying, cooking, knitting, sewing, quilting, making rosaries, and reading. Barbara loves our Church and living the liturgical year, celebrating the lives of great saints, and cooking for their feast days and holy days. Visit her blog, and her Etsy Shop, Mary Devotions.

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