Boil the macaroni in milk;

put in the stew-pan butter, cheese, and seasoning;

when melted, pour into the macaroni, putting breadcrumbs over, which brown before the fire all together.

– No measurements included in recipe.

Modern Recipe:

  • 4 cups whole milk
  • ½ lb pasta (elbow macaroni, 2 to 2 ½ cups)
  • 4 tbsps butter ? Tasty tip
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese (packed, grated, about ½ pound)
  • ground black pepper (Freshly)
  • nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • cayenne (optional)

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese comes from 1861 Civil War recipes cookbook “Civil War Recipes: Receipts from the Pages of Godey’s Lady’s Book“.


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