Just because it's hot out and we're all about hydrating with something cool and refreshing doesn't mean we aren't still always craving mac-n-cheese. It's never a bad time for this classic comfort food, and mac-n-cheese is the perfect accompaniment to whatever you've got smoking on the grill. Whether you're looking to keep it simple or use up all those spare truffles you have lying around, these picks are sure to hit the spot. Here are eight upgrades from the orange stuff in the blue box, including two Food Republic originals.


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