4th of July Outdoor Party Recipes

3) Classic Macaroni and Cheese                  (3 of 4 )


3) Classic Macaroni and Cheese                  (3 of 4 )




The old favorite with a basil garnish, this will appeal especially to the little ones


  1. 1 pound Sharp cheddar cheese
  2. 1 (16 oz) pack Elbow macaroni
  3. 1 (12 oz can) Evaporated milk
  4. 1 tbsp Butter
  5. Salt and pepper to taste
  6. Dried basil for garnish


  1. Bring 2-3 liters of lightly salted water to a boil, add the macaroni and cook till tender. Drain.
  2. Take a medium sized casserole dish and grease well. Layer a quarter of the cooked macaroni at the bottom and top with an even layer of around a quarter of the cheese slices. Season with the salt and pepper and drizzle with butter. Repeat the layering 3 times and top with evaporated milk.
  3. Bake until golden brown on top, garnish with dried basil and serve.

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