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“this 5 cheese mac & cheese recipe will definately win over the crowd!”
1hr 20mins

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  1. Baking the bacon a rack on top of a sheet pan for about 20mins at 400°F Put the bacon on a plate lined with paper towels and crumble when it is cool.
  2. In a large pot of boiling salted water, add a drizzle of olive oil to the water. Cook the pasta according to the boxes directions. Drain well.
  3. heat the milk in a small saucepan, but don't boil it. In a medium size saucepan, melt the butter and prepare a rue with the flour. Whisk in the hot/warm milk and cook for 1 minute or 2 (until thick and smooth). Off the heat, add all the cheese, 1 tsp salt, some pepper, and a dash nutmeg. Stir in the pasta and bacon.
  4. Pour the pasta and cheese mixture into a baking dish (13” x 9” x 2”). Put the bread slices and basil in a food processor and pulse until there are crumbs. Sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over the top of the pasta. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes at 400° F (or until the sauce is bubbly and the pasta is browned on the top).

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