A creamy casserole of macaroni and Cheddar cheese gets a wake-up call from mustard, Worcestershire sauce and a dash of hot sauce. Cheese, buttery bread crumbs and paprika are sprinkled over the top.

A creamy casserole of macaroni and Cheddar cheese gets a wake-up call from mustard, Worcestershire sauce and a dash of hot sauce. Cheese, buttery bread crumbs and paprika are sprinkled over the top.

Drench cooked macaroni with your favorite Italian dressing, then let it marinate overnight. The next day, stir in a tasty mix of sour cream, mayonnaise and garlic powder, add crunchy onions and celery, toss in some tuna and chill before serving.

Drench cooked macaroni with your favorite Italian dressing, then let it marinate overnight. The next day, stir in a tasty mix of sour cream, mayonnaise and garlic powder, add crunchy onions and celery, toss in some tuna and chill before serving.

You will love the flavor of sauteed onion, garlic and bacon in this rich and creamy macaroni and cheese bake. The secret to the cheese sauce is constant stirring over low heat. Add the milk just a bit at a time and keep stirring!

You will love the flavor of sauteed onion, garlic and bacon in this rich and creamy macaroni and cheese bake. The secret to the cheese sauce is constant stirring over low heat. Add the milk just a bit at a time and keep stirring!

Using the best of all the ideas out there, this mac n’ cheese incorporates old-style methods with hidden veggies and a crunchy, new topping that will please both kids and adults. I like to use ‘smart’ pasta that has calcium and fiber. It’s too good to be good for you!

Using the best of all the ideas out there, this mac n’ cheese incorporates old-style methods with hidden veggies and a crunchy, new topping that will please both kids and adults. I like to use ‘smart’ pasta that has calcium and fiber. It’s too good to be good for you!