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Celebrate National Macaroni & Cheese Day with an at home recipe

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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.

Tasty Add-ons:

Switch up your traditional Mac & Cheese dish by adding proteins or veggies in 1 – 2 oz. portions such as:

Steak

Pork

Tomatoes

Carrots

Broccoli

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