The Best Mac and Cheese
Nothing says “childhood” like a spoon and a big bowl of cheesy noodles. Real Simple gathered hungry school-age testers to dish on 82 boxed varieties. These picks elbowed their way to the top.
Best White Cheddar
Rising Moon Organics Organic Shells & White Cheddar
No clumps here: Kids and adults found this mild, not-too-salty sauce irresistible. A tasty white-cheese alternative for those who don’t cotton to a bright orange dinner.
To buy: $3 for 6 ounces, Whole Foods Market.
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