September 21, 2012

Did You Know. . .

that although the definitive origin of macaroni and cheese is not known, the first known written recipe for this dish is from thirteenth century southern Italy?  This recipe calls for lasagna sheets and fermented cheese.

that Kraft introduced its famous boxed version of macaroni and cheese in 1937?  During the first year, nine million boxes were sold.

that in 1993, Crayola named one of their crayon colors “macaroni and cheese"?

that two restaurants in New York City, S'MAC and Supermac, serve only macaroni and cheese?   Both restaurants offer classic macaroni and cheese as well as gourmet varieties of the dish.


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