Ingredients

How to make it

  • Make the bechamel sauce:
  • Bechamel sauce, a basic white sauce important in creating many sauces for macaroni dishes and vegetables. 1/4 c. butter 4 tbsp. flour, milk, 1/4 tsp. salt, Dash of cayenne pepper This is approximate; use your head
  • Melt the butter in a large sauce pan, add the flour and seasonings. Stir with a wire whisk and bring to a fast boil, stirring constantly to make it smooth. Cook for 2 minutes. Add a little milk at a time but keep it to a dense texture. Add chicken broth to make a satiny sauce stirring vigorously with the wire whisk. Beat until the sauce is thick and creamy.
  • Now add the cheese and melt completely stirring constantly
  • Makes about 4-5 cups
  • Combine everything in a large mixing bowl, pour into a very large casserole dish that has been buttered. Bake at 350 degrees COVERED with foil or whatever for 30 minutes. Remove cover; cook 10-15 minutes.

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  • lizzconn 4 years ago
    Hi there SAS.... caught my eye with your profile picture of the Brazen Head.. one of my fave places to go for a pint!
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  • conner909 5 years ago
    Am bookmarking this...looks wonderful!
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    " It was excellent "
    shine ate it and said...
    you were making sauce Bechamel at 12? Good for you!
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    " It was excellent "
    shine ate it and said...
    *sigh*I've given up -- it's hopeless!
    I'm never going to escape your recipes LOL

    This is simply the ultimate in comfort food for you I bet. You had quite a family to take care of... my hat is off to you dear!
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