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Pumpkin Mac 'n Cheese | Care2 Healthy Living: After years of resistance, I finally started delving into the univ...

Pumpkin Mac 'n Cheese | Care2 Healthy Living: After years of resistance, I finally started delving into the univ...

After years of resistance, I finally started delving into the universe known as Twitter a few weeks ago. While I’m less than thrilled to have found yet another way to waste time online, there are some definite bright spots. One of them is this delicious recipe that popped on BrokeAss Gourmet’s Twitter feed a few days ago. It’s pretty hard to beat plain old homemade mac ‘n cheese but the addition of the pumpkin gives it a lovely flavor and the fresh herbs add a little depth. If you’ve got some extra pumpkin puree or roasted butternut, acorn or delicata squash lying around after yesterday’s extravaganza, this is a great way to use it up. The key to making your own mac ‘n cheese is starting the cheese sauce with a roux, a killer combination of browned butter and flour that provides a sumptuous base for the rest of the dish. Trust the French to think this up. Of course, adding...

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