Macaroni and cheese

pasta dish

Macaroni and cheese, also known as mac and cheese, macaroni cheese, or macaroni pie, is a dish of macaroni that is covered in a cheese sauce. It can be bought packaged. It is a common food for children in the U.S. It was introduced in America by Thomas Jefferson in 1803.[1] It originated in Italy and originally was a high-class food.[2]

A dish of macaroni and cheese
Baked macaroni and cheese with bread crumbs and pieces of ground beef.



  1. "Macaroni | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello". Retrieved 2021-05-06.
  2. "Did You Know: Food History - Origin of "Macaroni and Cheese"". Retrieved 2021-05-06.