Parmesan Mac N Cheese

EL SEGUNDO, CALIFORNIA, June 16, 2022: Chef Martin Draluck's rigatoni with cream, parmesan, black pepper and sherry photographed for Ben Mims' column on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at the Los Angeles Times' test kitchen in El Segundo, Cali. (Silvia Razgova / For the Times, Prop Styling / Jennifer Sacks) Assignment ID: 973882
(Silvia Razgova / For The Times)

A black pepper-packed Parmesan and cream sauce takes this macaroni and cheese in a different direction than the usual side dish.