|1.||Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Butter an 8-cup (2 L) casserole dish.|
|2.||In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat and sauté the onion and celery for about 3 minutes or until lightly golden. Sprinkle with flour and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Whisk in milk and evaporated milk; cook, stirring for about 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in Cheddar and Parmesan cheeses and salt and pepper.|
|3.||Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling water, cook macaroni for 5 minutes or until almost tender. Add broccoli and cook for 1 minute. Drain and add to sauce along with ham (if using); stir to coat. Spread into prepared casserole dish.|
|1.||In a small bowl, combine butter, bread crumbs, and Italian seasoning. Sprinkle over macaroni. Bake in preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until bubbly and golden.|
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