Classic Mac N Cheese:
1⁄2 pound grated Gruyère Cheese
2 cups Dry Macaroni
2 tablespoons plus 4 teaspoons of Butter, divided
1⁄4 teaspoon Dry Mustard
3⁄4 teaspoon Salt
1⁄2 pound grated Cheddar Cheese
4 teaspoons Onion, Minced
1 tablespoon All-Purpose Flour
1⁄4 teaspoon Pepper
2 cups Milk
3⁄4 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
Step 1: Cook macaroni according to package directions. Preheat oven to 400°F. In saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter and sauté onion.
Step 2: Whisk in flour, dry mustard, salt and pepper. Slowly stir in milk over low heat. Add cheese and stir until melted.
Step 3: In a medium bowl, combine cheese mixture with macaroni. Blend well and pour into 2½ quart greased casserole.
Step 4: Toss panko crumbs in 4 teaspoons butter until lightly browned. Sprinkle on top of the macaroni.
Step 5: Bake 20 minutes. Remove, let cool and serve.