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Hack Mac & Cheese: From Boxed to Breathtaking

My kitchen is my retreat. I love getting creative with recipes, substituting ingredients and adding new, unexpected flavors. Plus, tweaking our favorites to create something original helps me avoid a repetitive dinnertime routine. My kids, however, would love nothing more than to have the same dish every day—especially if it’s mac and cheese. That’s why I’m hacking this dinnertime staple. With just some boxed mac and a few extra ingredients, these dishes come out impressive enough to serve company without anyone wondering if you’re still in college. And they’ve all received the coveted award of family silence: when all conversations come to a halt because everyone is busy enjoying each bite.

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Best Mac & Cheese Idea: Mini Casserole Bites

We are deep into fall and that means hectic schedules. Whether you work, have kids in school or are just thinking about the upcoming holidays, no doubt you’ll agree this can be a stressful time. Dinnertime needs to be when families can relax around the table and truly enjoy each other’s company. Often, however, we don’t have the time to create elaborate meals. Continue reading

Mac & Cheese, Italian Style

School is back in session and life is crazy again. When I get home from a busy day at the office, the last thing I want to do is spend hours in the kitchen creating a complicated meal for the family. This Italian Style Macaroni and Cheese is the answer to my weeknight dinnertime worries. It comes together in under 30 minutes, and 20 minutes of that time I don’t have to do anything but watch it bake away in the oven while I prepare the rest of dinner. Continue reading

Orange You in the Mood for This?

Our cheesiest and meltiest recipes are right here for those of us who feel like getting together with a few friends to watch a little TV tonight. For mac and cheese lovers, our VELVEETA® Down-Home Macaroni & Cheese is ooey-gooey amazing. And the buttery crackers crumbled on top are more proof that simple food can be the best food. Want more options? Check out our coziest mac and cheese recipes. Continue reading