Cauliflower Mac and Cheese


kosher salt
1 large head cauliflower, cut into small florets
1 lb. Macaroni
5 tbsp. butter, divided
1/2 c. panko bread crumbs
1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley
3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
Freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 c. whole milk
2 c. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for garnish
1 lb. mozzarella, torn into small pieces


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Motion off energy and top with torn mozzarella. The emotionality of the food faculty blend the mallow. Top with bread crumb collection and Parmesan. Pair forthwith.