Pimento Mac and Cheese

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2017, Cook's Country TV

Fans of creamy, tangy pimento cheese love it on sandwiches. We wanted it with macaroni.

SERVES8 to 10

TIME1¼ hours, plus 20 minutes resting

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Folding store-bought pimento cheese into our usual macaroni and cheese recipe didn’t work well here; the sauce separated into pools of grease and clumps of cheese. Instead, we made a flavored béchamel, a thickened milk sauce, to help us con...

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