A Brief History of America's Appetite for Macaroni and Cheese
Popularized by Thomas Jefferson, this versatile dish fulfills our nation's quest for the 'cheapest protein possible'
This was a really interesting read.
"I have a collection of quotes I post above my computer for writing inspiration and as a reminder to examine my own historical assumptions. One is from Miller from the Charlotte Observer on November 15, 2017: “They [older black people interviewed by Miller for his book] were convinced mac & cheese was something white people stole from us. I thought they were kidding, but they were like, ‘No, it’s like rock ‘n’ roll—we started that.’ They were serious.”"Posted on 2018-06-02T18:05:13+0000