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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

http://www.macaronicheeserecipes.com/Macaroni-and-Cheese-History.htm

http://www.cliffordawright.com/caw/food/entries/display.php/topic_id/16/id/105/

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 http://www.nowpublic.com/style/5-gourmet-macaroni-and-cheese-recipes-2008-tillamook-contest-winners

And supposedly the most expensive which I haven’t had but I would love to http://foodpanic.blogspot.com/2008/07/most-expensive-mac-and-cheese-ever.html

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
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