What kid doesn’t love macaroni and cheese?
All of mine do, but I’m not excited about the boxed stuff, even the organic brands. I’ve tried several different from-scratch variations, both stovetop and baked, with varying levels of success.
I recently came up with this baked version with ground beef added. I first made it without the meat, just as a side dish, and everyone loved it, so I wondered if I could make it a complete main dish.
Sure enough, it turned out delicious!
Since then, it’s been added to our regular meal rotation, and is equally loved by everyone in the house: adults, teens, and kids. It’s very hearty and filling! It’s also not complicated to make. [Read more...]