1/4cuphalf-and-halfor use whole milk and add a little butter for richness
3/4cupshredded cheeseuse rich, creamy cheese like smoked gouda and sharp cheddar
Add the macaroni and water to a large mug and microwave in 1-2 minute intervals, stirring between, until reaching desired texture. Add more water if it boils over and the noodles are not yet cooked. (should be done around the 4 minute mark) Drain any remaining water after cooking.
1/2 cup elbow macaroni, 1/2 cup water
Stir in the half and half (or butter and whole milk) and cheese, mixing until creamy