Mac and cheese

Hatch Sesame Balsamic Macaroni and Cheese

I grew up with stove top mac and cheese. Luckily my mother often made her own from scratch, but I also had the commercial boxed mac and cheese as well. Personally I've always prefered stove top to baked. I know, it is controversial. There is something to that velvety sauce and soft texture. It is simple and concise. However, as I grew up, the idea of making it from scratch seemed more and more improbable.  So I leaned toward the box. Now I am not saying that something is bad if it is in a box but powdered things often don't feel super healthy in the food realm. Especially if all you are adding...

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