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Stove Top Macaroni And Cheese

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins


  1. In a 10-inch cast iron skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 to 6 minutes. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon, and set aside. Reserve bacon fat in pan.

  2. Cook pasta per manufacturer directions.

  3. Whisk flour into the rendered fat. Cook whisking constantly, 2 minutes. Whisk in the milk, salt, mustard, hot sauce and Worcestershire. Bring to a simmer whisking constantly until thickened, almost 15 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat. Add both cheeses and stir until melted and smooth. Stir in bacon, chives and cooked macaroni.


  • 0.3tsps Ground dry mustard
  • 0.3tsps Worcestershire sauce
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1.5 cups American cheese
  • 1.5 cups Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 8 cups Macaroni
  • 2tbsps Flour
  • 1tbsp Chives
  • 8 slices Bacon
  • 0.3tsps Hot sauce