National Mac And Cheese Day
National Mac And Cheese Day are observed on July 14 of every year. National Mac And Cheese Day honours and celebrates America’s favourite food. Mac and cheese are also called as macaroni and cheese originated from English is made by cooking macaroni pasta and cheese sauce. Mac and cheese can be varied by using other ingredients like meat, vegetables, seasonings and breadcrumbs. Traditionally, mac and cheese was a casserole baked in the oven, but this dish can also be cooked in a saucepan on the stove. It is regarded as one of the classic comfort food. As it requires only a few ingredients and lesser preparation time, basic mac and cheese are one of the comfortable and delicious dishes to make. There are a thousand types of mac and cheese dishes available, in which at least any one of the varieties will be liked by everyone. This dish has a special place in the heart of many people for years all around the world.
“I love macaroni and cheese. I could eat it every meal of the day.” – Cobie Smulders
History of National Mac And Cheese Day
The founder and the history of the National Mac And Cheese Day are unknown. Italian-turned-American favourite dish is celebrated and enjoyed on National Mac And Cheese Day. Thomas Jefferson is one of the reasons for bringing the dish from Italy to America. However, the first macaroni and cheese recipe appeared in the 1824 cookbook The Virginia Housewife written by Mary Randolph. Randolph recipe had only three ingredients and was baked in the oven. Later in 1852, many similar recipes to mac and cheese started to appear in various cookbooks and handbooks. Kart was the first company to sell mac and cheese in boxes, since 1937. Factory production of ingredients made the dish popular and accessible to many.
Other Celebrations on July 14
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How to celebrate National Mac And Cheese Day
Celebrate the National Mac And Cheese Day by having the dish at your favourite location. The fun way to observe National Mac And Cheese Day is by taking up food challenge in one of those restaurants near you. If mac and cheese is your favourite, then take this day as an opportunity to try as many varieties as possible. Perfect company for mac and cheese is grilled food, so set a grill and invite your friends over to celebrate the day. You can cherish this day by either baking mac and cheese at home or by visiting your all-time favourite restaurant. You can also donate mac and cheese to the local community to help them tackle the hunger of many. You can try your hand at making mac and cheese by putting your innovative ideas in them. Celebrate the creamy, delicious and profoundly comforting dish on this day. Post pictures and share your National Mac And Cheese Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #MacAndCheeseDay.