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Secret Ingredient Baked Mac and Cheese

easiest baked mac-and-cheese
This mac and cheese recipe has a surprise in it. It uses cottage cheese to get a rich, creamy flavor. Try it, you’ll never go back to making it any other way.

What You’ll Need

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  • cottage cheese (not low fat) ( 1 cup )
  • sharp or extra-sharp cheddar cheese, grated ( 1 pound )
  • elbow pasta, uncooked ( 1/2 pound )
  • butter ( 2 tablespoons )
  • freshly grated nutmeg ( Pinch )
  • dry mustard ( 1 teaspoon )
  • cayenne ( Pinch )
  • freshly ground black pepper ( 1/4 teaspoon )
  • milk (not skim) ( 2 cups )
  • salt ( 1/2 teaspoon )
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