one-pot macaroni and cheese

A simple recipe for mac and cheese. It's alright when freshly cooked, but it leaves fantastic leftovers, which is great because unless you halve the ingredients it makes a lot of food. This recipe is transcribed from one my aunt sent me.



  1. Combine evaporated milk, salt, and water in a medium-large pot. Heat on medium-high until warm.
  2. Add macaroni to the pot. Raise heat to high and heat to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  3. When macaroni begins to boil, reduce heat to low and cover, letting it simmer for 7-8 minutes or until most of the liquid has been absorbed. Stir it every so often so it doesn't boil over.
  4. Remove from heat and add cheese. Stir until the cheese is melted.
  5. Add spices and condiments. I'm a fan of chili powder, black pepper, and hot sauce, though you can use anything you like.
  6. Serve hot. Enjoy!

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