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Mike's Mom's Mac & Cheese

The first of two family recipes. This Mac & Cheese is gooey, warming and incredibly cheesy. Perfect for a cold winter day.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, canadian, English
Servings 4 servings


  • 400 g Macaroni about 2 3/4cups dry
  • 1 Tbsp Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 3 cups Orange Old Cheddar grated
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • Bring 6 cups of salted water to a boil in a large pot. Have a colander ready in the sink to drain the pasta.
  • Add the macaroni to the boiling water, reduce the heat a little bit and cook until the pasta is al dente.
  • Drain the pasta and put it back into the pot. Place the pot back on the stove with the burner set to low.
  • Add the milk, butter, and cheese to the pasta. Stir until the cheese and butter is melted and gooey.
  • Add the mustard powder and the worcestershire sauce, and stir to combine.
  • Serve right away for the some of the best gooey mac & cheese you'll ever have!
Keyword cheese, mac & cheese, Macaroni, old cheddar, pasta