How to Make Baked Macaroni & Cheese


How to cook baked homemade macaroni and cheese recipe with white sauce and breadcrumbs; learn from an expert chef in this free online video cooking series.

Series Summary

Boxed macaroni and cheese has long been a staple of the bachelor diet. While urban legend suggests it was Thomas Jefferson who first invented macaroni & cheese, its widespread popularity must be credited to those who appreciate the simplicity of a meal in a box. For many of us, it was the first dish we learned how to cook. But as we get older, our culinary skills must improve. New ingredients must be added to the mix and new cooking methods must be explored. All species must evolve to survive, and boxed mac & cheese is not immune to this law of nature. In this series of free cooking videos, Chef John King shares his recipe for baked macaroni & cheese in white sauce with a breadcrumb topping. He takes you through the cooking process step-by-step, from opening the box to freezing bulk amounts for weeks of enjoyment. Not only will you learn how to boil pasta, make the white cheese sauce, and bake the dish to perfection, you'll learn exactly when to add those extra ingredients like bacon, ham, bread crumbs and more cheese that will set your masterpiece apart from the simplistic noodlings of mere amateurs.

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