Macaroni & cheese by Ed


2 tbs butter 2 tbs flour 2 cups whole milk 1 cup plus 2 tbs parmigiana cheese Dash of nutmeg 3 or 4 slices of cheddar cheese Jalapeņo slices if desired Elbow macaroni as needed to fill individual ramekin bowls 1 tbs panko crumbs. For topping: Mix 2 tbs of parmigiana cheese and panko crumbs with 2tbs of melted butter and sprinkle over top of pasta


Melt butter in a pan. Add flour and make a roux. Add nutmeg and heated milk and stir until thickened. Add parmigiana cheese and set aside. Boil pasta save some of the water in case sauce is too thick. Combine pasta and sauce. If sauce too thick add some pasta water. Mix until creamy. Fill ramekin bowls half way with mixture add jalapeņo slices, if desired. Layer cheddar cheese slices over mixture fill bowls with the remainder of pasta. If desired, top with panko crumbs. Bake at 375 for 30 to 40 minutes.