Quick and easy mac and cheese = weeknight gold ??. Add half a box of pasta to boiling salted water. In a separate pot, melt one part butter and add one part flour, whisk, pour in half a carton of milk or half and half. Season with paprika, cayenne and salt, then add a shredded block of extra sharp cheddar or cheese of your choice. Add finished pasta to pot with sauce, and after pasta is generously coated in sauce, poor into casserole dish. Top with breadcrumbs and more cheese, then place under broiler for 2 min. ??