Mac and cheese is for anyone of any age! I could have mac and cheese at any time of day; breakfast, lunch or dinner. It doesn't matter if it's Kraft, Annie's Velveeta, or homemade, I am going to eat it all!

My friend's mom makes this incredible mac and cheese for their annual Memorial Day party. It is an actual sin not to have any of this mac and cheese it is so good. Typically, it goes pretty quickly, but one year, they forgot to put a tray out, so she offered it to my buddy and I to have to ourselves the next day. We split the tray half and half and it was amazing!

My uncle brings a big crock pot of mac and cheese to most family functions. You have to be quick because it is one of the first things to go. If you're last in line, and everyone still tries to be conservative, chances are you may be scraping cheese off the edges.

Growing up, I was a really picky eater, but anytime my grandmother made her homemade mac and cheese, I would always ask for a huge portion.

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My mom had this great recipe that she would pull out for holidays that would typically include either ham or pepperoni with some vegetables mixed in. I adopted the recipe and made some changes to make it my own by the time I got to college.


So, if you find yourself in the Poughkeepsie area and are craving some mac and cheese, I recommend these restaurants. Thanks to Google Reviews, these restaurants rank among the best for mac and cheese in the Poughkeepsie area. This list excludes any major chains and is focusing on locally owned and operated businesses.

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