11 Ways to Make Mac 'n' Cheese
A version for every craving, whether you want vegetables, crunch, meat or even lobster—and every one of them is cheesy too.
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The Most Nontraditional
Pasta pillows stuffed with a mixture of beets, goat cheese and Parmesan are tasty enough. But Philadelphia chef and Rustic Italian Food
author Marc Vetri takes them a step further: He tosses the "plin," as he calls them, with a butter-tarragon sauce and tops them with more Parmesan. The dish isn't baked like a traditional mac 'n' cheese, but it's no less satisfying.
Get the recipe: Goat Cheese and Beet Plin with Tarragon