President Reagan's (and Marion's) Favorite Macaroni and Cheese Dish -- Quad-Cities Online Recipe Book
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President Reagan's (and Marion's) Favorite Macaroni and Cheese Dish

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From the White House to mine. We love this and so do friends who need a comfort dish.

Ingredients

1/2 pound macaroni
1 tablespoon butter
1 large egg, beaten
3 cups grated sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cup warm milk or cream
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Paprika

Instructions

Add macaroni to 2 quarts boiling salted water and cook for 10 minutes. Drain well ina colander and transfer to a mixing bowl. Stir in the butter, beaten egg and 2-1/2 cups shredded cheese. Transfer this mixture to a buttered 2-quart casserole dish. Combine milk, salt, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over top of macaroni and sprinkle with paprika. Bake on middle rack at 350 degrees F. for 35-40 minutes or until macaroni is firm to touch and top is crusty and browned. Serves 4 as a main dish or 6-8 as a side dish.

Marion Elizabeth Erickson, Rock Island




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