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    Macaroni cheese failure!!!

    I'm on day one so was really looking forward to the mac cheese well it didn't expand to other peoples pictures we have a neff microwave so it doesn't spin do you think that's why how else should I cook it I put 100ml of water in
    HELP!!!

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    cos i need this xxx
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    ive been using about 125 ml water and leaving it to soak for about ten mins before cooking it - the first time i had it it was all still crunchy and a bit yek but now i looooove it!

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    Thanks I will try that next time

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    I find i have to cook the macaroni and the mushroom pasta for alot longer than the sheet says. Last night i think it took ten minutes in total. I just do it a min at a time till i get it right. I thought it might just have been my micro xxx
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    Thanks kaceyboo I will try for next time I was worried that's was how they were meant to be!!

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    The instructions do say at the bottom to leave the pasta dishes to soak in water for 5 mins before cooking. It's really small print though so I missed it for ages!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lexie_dog
    The instructions do say at the bottom to leave the pasta dishes to soak in water for 5 mins before cooking. It's really small print though so I missed it for ages!
    Ive never noticed that. Thanks hun will soak it tonight xxx
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    I had a runny sauce with my first attempt. Tried again last night and my pasta was crunchy!!! I don't have a microwave so am doing everything on the hob. No problems with chilli, spaghett or curry. I guess I need to soak the mac cheese for longer - flavour is fab thou

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    Mac n cheese is my favourite - seems to have been out of stock for a while though arrrrgh!
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    i just had cheesy pasta for the first time and yes it was crunchy!! i will soak next time, tasted so good though
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    I made mine into ice-cream first time by mistake, was disgusting lol
    Next time I made it thick and spread it on top of an omelet then folded it over so I had cheese omelet was much tastier

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