The Perfect Pair: 10 of the Dreamiest Mac & Cheeses

From blog.reserve.com, by lisajganz
The Perfect Pair: 10 of the Dreamiest Mac & Cheeses

Peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, spaghetti and meatballs — some foods are just made to go together. One of our all-time favorites is that childhood staple, mac and cheese. Though now considered an American comfort food classic, macaroni and cheese didn’t actually originate in the states. Born from English origins dating back to the 14th century, the first modern recipe for the dish appeared in Elizabeth Raffald’s 1769 book, “The Experienced English Housekeeper,” and didn’t show up in an American cookbook until over 50 years later, in 1824. Since then, the dish — often prepared as an oven casserole …