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The history of Macaroni and Cheese and some of my favorite recipes
January 23, 2009, 5:22 pm
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This time of the year in New England is all about comfort food, especially with the bitter cold and snow and economic hardships a nice hearty plate of comfort food is sometimes all it takes to make your worries disappear for but even a few seconds. When I asked people what there favorite comfort foods were a majority of the responses were Macaroni and Cheese. Now I make a damn good macaroni and cheese but since I don’t follow recipes and was self taught I wanted to do a little research on the origins of said comfort food. Below you will find links to some of the best history posts and also a few of my favorite Macaroni and Cheese recipes. ( I really got start writing what I do down but I just am not a recipe guy, I follow my palate and instincts)

An Audio history via NPR

And a few of my favorite recipes

Alton Brown

Gordon Ramsey

Le Petit Kitchen (This one is a bit of a stretch but it is a type of macaroni and a type of cheese)

And these are all great ones and really unique

And supposedly the most expensive which I haven’t had but I would love to

Hope you try and experiment with your own and if you have any good recipes leave them in the comments!!!


May be boring to some but this is where I store the research for the dishes i make
January 17, 2009, 1:43 am
Filed under: research