MADISON (WKOW) -- Celebrate National Mac & Cheese Day on Friday, July 14 with a tasty recipe you can make at home.
On Friday, Chuck Haug and CeCe Smith with Noodles & Company stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin with tips on how to make the perfect dish.
Noodles & Company is celebrating National Macaroni & Cheese Day by offering guests one, small, complimentary bowl of Wisconsin Mac & Cheese.
Haug also showed viewers how to make an easy mac and cheese recipe at home.
Chef Recipe for Easy At-Home Mac & Cheese
Cheese Sauce Ingredients:
1 pint cream
6 oz cheese (your choice)
1 T butter
2 T flour
1 T flour Salt & pepper to taste
Cheese Sauce Preparation:
Mix the butter and flour together in your hand and set aside.
Bring the milk or cream to a low simmer in a thick bottomed pot.
Add the butter/ flour blend.
Stir with a whisk until smooth and slightly thickened (about 5 minutes).
Add the cheese and whisk until smooth.
Season to taste.
Switch up your traditional Mac & Cheese dish by adding proteins or veggies in 1 – 2 oz. portions such as: