Bread And Butter: Homemade Mac & Cheese

In a recent segment, I mentioned that the one restaurant meal I’ve tried to recreate at home is a BBQ pork macaroni and cheese. I feel I need to state, here and now, the macaroni and cheese was not, in any way, homemade. It came from everyone’s favorite little box and the reason for that is very simple. I CANNOT make homemade macaroni and cheese. Not even a little.

I’ve tried. Several times. I’ve downloaded and printed various recipes, scoured books, and tried all of the tricks. None of them seem to work for me. My sauce never comes out even close to smooth, far away from thick. Grainy, clumpy, separated, and tasteless. It’s quite a feat, actually, to get the exact same results from many different recipes and variations of technique. If you think about it, actually, I might be gifted? Gifted in all of the wrong ways, at least where mac and cheese are concerned, sure, but gifted nonetheless! 

I had thought, at one point, that my main…

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