Macaroni and Cheese from scratch

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Have all your ingredients prepared for making macaroni and cheese from scratch.

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Saute oil and onion until softened, about 5 minutes.

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Add butter to the pan and let it melt.

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Add flour, stir into a paste, and let it bubble while stirring for a couple of minutes to cook the flour.

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Pour in whole milk, stirring briskly to integrate with the flour and butter.

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Increase heat, stirring and scraping until mixture thickens to coat a spoon. You've made your sauce for macaroni and cheese from scratch!

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Take sauce off heat, let it cool briefly, then mix in cheese until melted. Season well.

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Cook pasta according to package directions, then drain and add the macaroni and cheese sauce.

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Mix the pasta through the sauce and pour the macaroni and cheese into a baking dish.

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Sprinkle your macaroni and cheese from scratch with more cheese, then scatter with breadcrumbs.

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Bake until cheese is golden, crumbs crisp, and sauce bubbles, about 30 minutes.

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Macaroni and cheese from scratch is best served immediately, while the sauce and cheese is all gooey and stretchy. Yum.