As you may know already, mac & cheese is my all-time favorite food. It’s easy to make (even when you want to give it a gourmet flair), it’s comforting, and you can make it so many different ways that it’s impossible to get sick of it. However, if you’re overcooking your pasta or using cold milk to make your mac, you’re doing it all wrong. Chow has got some excellent tips that will help you take your mac & cheese to the next level:

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