National Mac and Cheese Day is observed on July 14. Perhaps macaroni and cheese are the kings of comfort foods. Mac and cheese are favorite for all the ages and it is the dominant food in the United States. There are a lot of ways to enjoy mac and cheese, like soup, the stuff in the meatloaf burger, roll up in breadcrumbs, and deep-frying it. Kraft would be the first thing that comes to most people’s minds when thinking of mac and cheese. The Kraft Foods have been dishing out deliciousness in the form of boxes since 1937. In fact making mac and cheese is quite simple, and part from simple it enables us to experiment with other flavors that we enjoy. Actually, mac and cheese break our kitchen skills and make us look good.
History of National Mac and Cheese Day
- 14th century: In the medieval English cookbook “Forme of Cury”, the oldest recipe of mac and cheese was included.
- 1937: The Kraft Foods introduced their boxed Kraft macaroni and cheese.
- 1993: The Crayola company named a new crayon color as “mac and cheese”.
The origins of this deliciousness can be traced back hundreds of years to Italy. Some are saying that Thomas Jefferson brought this recipe to America after spending some time in Italy but this idea has been disputed. There is no authentic date in the history of the national mac and cheese day. But this day was created to enjoy mac and cheese.
Activities to on the National Mac and Cheese Day
- Try out your own recipe
This national mac and cheese day would be the perfect occasion to be creative with your recipe. Just take out a bit risk and hope it would be awesome, find the perfect recipe online, or just create your own recipe and rock it.
- Head to your favorite restaurant
Call your friends and head towards your favorite restaurant which makes your favorite mac and cheese. Order the classic and have some memorable time with your loved ones.
- Organize a food competition
Call your friends or family members and organize a cooking competition. Everyone try your favorite recipe on mac and cheese and find whose recipe is much better. This is actually a fun-filled way to do on the national mac and cheese day. And by the end of the day, you will have a lot of fun to remember and you might have tasted many best recipes.
Why Everyone Loves the National Mac and Cheese Day?
- It is easy to make
To make the basic mac and cheese, it requires only a few ingredients and the magic will happen in the oven. You can easily make this for breakfast, or you can make this as a pair to any meals.
- It is international
We often will think that mac and cheese is Italian food that turned as the favorite for the Americans. But there are variations on the dish all over the world. In fact it is a favorite breakfast for many people across the world. It would be better with anything especially peas, ham, eggs, and mushrooms.
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