While boxed mac and cheese has its rightful, nostalgic place in our hearts, there’s no denying the comfort, coziness, and satisfaction of homemade macaroni and cheese. And strong opinions abound: Roux or no roux? Baked or stovetop? Crispy-crunchy topping, or just smooth-creamy sauce? Whether you’re looking for the side dish that will steal the spotlight at your Thanksgiving table, or a one-pot mac and cheese for a weeknight, there’s a winning recipe for you on this list.