2 Tbsp Corn starch
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dry mustard
1/4 tsp pepper
2 1/2 Cups Milk
2 Tbsp butter or margarine
2 Cups (8oz) Shredded Cheddar divided (or combo of cheeses)
8 oz elbows (cooked 7 minutes and drained
1. In medium saucepan combine first 4 ingredients; stir in milk. Add butter; stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil 1 minute. Remove from heat.
2. Stir in 1 3/4 cups cheese until melted. Add elbows. Pour into greased 2 quart casserole. Sprinkle with reserved cheese.
3. Bake uncovered in 375' oven 25 minutes or until lightly browned
4. Optional: After adding cheese to the top sprinkle on some seasoned bread crumbs.
Can add 1 cup diced ham or spam. Make ahead: Do all the above except for last cheese. FREEZE before baking. Take out casserole from freezer and and let thaw, then add cheese to the top and bake.