Macaroni and cheese is relatively simple: pasta tubes, cheese, milk, some butter and you’re in business.
But perhaps because of its simplicity it also is incredibly versatile. There are so many potential combinations, whether using a different type of cheese, adding a breading or getting an add-on like chicken or jalapeno into the mix.
Whether you’re a purist who wants to keep it basic or love a macaroni mish-mash, July 14 is the day the people who decide these things have deemed we celebrate macaroni and cheese.
You can always ... craft ... your own at home, but if you want to grab mac and cheese around town, here are five great options