# How long do you cook two boxes of macaroni and cheese?

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## How much water do you use for 2 boxes of mac and cheese?

After testing the recipe with different amounts of water, I found that 3 cups of water is perfect for 2 boxes of macaroni. If you like your mac and cheese with thinner sauce, you can add 3 1/ 2 cups of water to 4 cups of water.

## How do you cook 2 boxes of pasta?

To make two boxes, follow the range top directions, but use double the amount of added ingredients listed in the directions for one box (margarine and water, for example). Use the sauce mix and pasta from both of the boxes. Cook for the amount of time listed in the directions for one box.

## How do you make 3 boxes of macaroni and cheese?

To make 1 box, use 1.5 cups water and use amounts of butter and milk recommended on package. For 3 boxes, use 4.5 cups of water and increase the other ingredients. For extra creamy mac and cheese, substitute heavy cream for the milk.

## Can you cook 2 easy Macs at once?

Can you microwave two easy Macs at once? For two servings: Pour 2 macaroni pouches into 1-quart microwavable bowl. Add 1 cup water. Microwave on high 4-1/ 2 to 5 minutes or until macaroni is tender.

## How much butter do I need for 3 boxes of mac and cheese?

I use 25% more butter plus cream instead of milk + fine shredded cheese, heat just enough to melt the butter and beat up with a whisk before mixing up with the noodles. I agree. I make 3 boxes at once. The box calls for 1.5 sticks of butter in that case, but I only use 1, and it comes out great.

## How much water do you use for 2 boxes of pasta?

Significant numbers, though these days they sound like small drops in a very large pot. The standard method for cooking pasta, found in Italian cookbooks and on pasta packages, is to heat to a rolling boil 4 to 6 quarts of well-salted water per pound of pasta.

## How much pasta is needed for a crowd?

How to use this food quantity chart:

Food Type Approximate Amount for 50 Servings Serving Size Per Person
Pasta, as side dish, spaghetti, macaroni, noodles 4-5 16 oz. pkgs. 1/2 cup, cooked
Rice, uncooked 3-4 lbs 1/2 cup, cooked
Beans, canned 8-12 15.5 ounce cans 1/2 cup
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## How do you know when pasta is done?

The only way to know if it’s done is to taste it! It should be al dente, or firm to the bite. The more pasta cooks, the gummier it gets, so if it sticks to the wall it’s probably overdone.

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