Dec 18, This truly is the BEST stovetop mac and cheese recipe! It only requires one pot ( no extra pot to cook the pasta), it's ready to go in about Apr 9, It has taken me that long to find my go-to mac and cheese method. I wanted a classic stovetop recipe, like the blue box mac and cheese I grew. When I was a girl, Mama used Texas Longhorn cheese in this recipe. After it melted all over the macaroni, I loved to dig in and see how many strings of cheese. Stir together Alton Brown's kid-pleasing Stovetop Mac-and-Cheese recipe from Good Eats on Food Network and you'll never go back to the store-bought box. Feb 27, A couple years ago, at my second home (the grocery store, alas, not, like, the shore) I was passing through the boxed macaroni and cheese. 13 hours ago A no-roux method for faster (and tastier!) macaroni and cheese on the stovetop.