POLL: Stovetop or Baked Macaroni and Cheese?

By: Victoria Phillips
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Baked Macaroni and Cheese; Alton Brown

Photo by: Tara Donne

Tara Donne

Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food — especially in the fall when the weather starts to turn cool. How you make that macaroni and cheese, however, is the real question. Whether you whip some up from a box and cook it on the stove, or make a baked recipe from scratch, a plate of this gooey, cheesy goodness is sure to make you melt.

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