A "macaroni", as mentioned in Yankee Doodle, refers to a 1700s trend wherein some men would dress up in ridiculously over the top clothing and speak in a gender-ambiguous manner. The name came from young men who had toured Italy referring to fashionable things as "very macaroni". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
Today I learned that men who acted effeminate, or gender neutral, in the West during the 18th century were referred to as Macaronis- as the pasta 'Macaroni' was deemed to be very fashionable at the time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
Ice cream, macaroni and cheese, French fries and champagne were all popularized in or introduced to America by President Thomas Jefferson nationalgeographic.com/cu…
'Jersey Shore' was shown in Japan under the name 'MTV Jersey Shore: the New Jersey Life of Macaroni Assholes' travel.cnn.com/tokyo/none…
Ice Cream, Macaroni and Cheese, French Fries, and Champagne were all popularized in or introduced to America by President Thomas Jefferson mentalfloss.com/article/6…
In the 18th century England, "macaroni" was used to describe something fashionable because some rich guys went to Italy and liked the stuff there. This also finally makes sense out of "Yankee Doodle" wikipedia.org/wiki/Macaro…
Today I learned about the original folksong "Luna Mezzo Mare". Reborn as "Lazy Mary" it surfaced again in the 1950s with versions by Dean Martin and Louis Prima. Martin adlibed lines about spaghetti, macaroni and mozzarella in order to cover up the β€œdirty” parts, while Prima chose to make up jibberish lyrics. everything2.com/title/Laz…
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is so popular in Canada that it is marketed as Kraft Dinner. thewalrus.ca/manufacturin…
When MTV's "Jersey Shore" broadcast in Japan, it was retitled "MTV Jersey Shore -- the New Jersey life of macaroni rascals" travel.cnn.com/tokyo/none…
The 'macaroni' in Yankee Doodle Dandy means a highly fashionable man. The song was meant to mock Americans- it is laughing at the idea of simply putting a feather in a normal cap and thinking you were now somehow highly fashionable. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yan…
'Jersey Shore' was shown in Japan under the name 'MTV Jersey Shore: the New Jersey Life of Macaroni Rascals' travel.cnn.com/tokyo/none…
'Macaroni' was an 18th century expression for fops who dressed in high fashion with tall, powdered wigs. The joke being made in "Yankee Doodle" is that Americans were allegedly naive enough to believe that a feather in the hat was a sufficient mark of a macaroni. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
In the song "Yankee Doodle" the line "stuck a feather in his hat, and called it macaroni" macaroni refers to a popular cult in the 1760s who were known for their exoctic ways of dressing. npr.org/templates/story/s…
Solomon Burke made and sold sandwiches, macaroni and drinks at increasingly inflated prices to other performers on the Chitlin Circuit, who were refused service at restaurants in the Jim Crow era. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sol…
When the largest bakery chain in the U.K β€˜Greggs’ announced the removal of the Macaroni Pie from its menu, the Scottish public signed a petition with at least 1,300 names, and the subject was discussed in Scottish Parliament as a result. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotlan…
Drew Carey tried to kill himself when he was 18 in Las Vegas. He was homeless, was selling his plasma for $40, and looked for spare change to buy boxed macaroni and cheese. "All I had was water, no butter. That is some bad macaroni and cheese." kirklandreporter.com/news…
The earliest known recipe for macaroni & cheese dates back to 14th century England en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
In Japan, Jersey Shore is known by the title "MTV Jersey Shore -- The New Jersey Life of Macaroni Rascals". travel.cnn.com/tokyo/none…
The Yankee Doodle lyrics "Stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni" refer not to the pasta, but to Macaroni fashion, a British type of pompous over-dressing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
In Japan, "The Jersey Shore" airs under the name "Macaroni Rascals" cnngo.com/tokyo/none/maca…
In 1770 a "macaroni" was an overly fashionable man. They were described as "a kind of animal, neither male nor female, a thing of the neuter gender, lately started up among us. It talks without meaning, it smiles without pleasantry, it eats without appetite, it wenches without passion." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
Stonewall Jackson's reputed childhood nickname was "The Real Macaroni." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sto…
When Americans Say 'Mac and Cheese' they don't mean a burger like I mistakenly thought, but 'Macaroni Cheese'.
Thomas Jefferson introduced macaroni and cheese to the US blogs.smithsonianmag.com/…
In the 1700s, "macaroni" was a slang term for a fashionable man. kingpinchic.com/2011/10/0…
Macaroni and cheese was introduced to the United States by Thomas Jefferson en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
There's a film genre tangentially related to the "Spaghetti Western" called "Macaroni Combat". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eur…
In 1776 a "Macaroni" was an effite fashion oriented man and a "Dandy" was a hyper masculine opposite and the song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" mocked them both. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
The "Macaroni" from the song "Yankee Doodle" refers to an eccentric English fashion trend, a kind of 18th century 'hipster' trend, and precursor to dandies. The song ridicules the Yankees, calling them naive for putting a feather on their hats and calling it macaroni. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
MTV's "Jersey Shore" is called "Macaroni Rascals" in Japan. m.travel.cnn.com/tokyo/no…
What Yankee Doodle actually meant when he "stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
Macaroni Cheese is originally a British recipe, coming from as early as the 14th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
In Japan, Jersey Shore is titled "Macaroni Rascals" warmingglow.uproxx.com/20…
In Japan, MTV's hit show "Jersey Shore" is translated as: "MTV Jersey Shore -- the New Jersey Life of Macaroni Rascals." travel.cnn.com/tokyo/none…
Yankee Doodle called the feather in his hat "macaroni" because that was the name of the 18th century fashion involving ornate white powdered wigs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
Thomas Jefferson was a big foodie and is widely credited with introducing macaroni and cheese, vanilla ice cream, and french fries to the United States. history.com/news/hungry-h…
Thomas Jefferson introduced macaroni to the United States en.wikipedia.org/wiki/178…
Thomas Jefferson popularized Macaroni and Cheese in America during his time as a diplomat. monticello.org/site/resea…
After selling their Smartfood popcorn brand to Frito-Lay, the creators went on to create Annie's Macaroni and Cheese en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sma…
The recipe for macaroni and cheese was brought over to America from Italy by Thomas Jefferson. cliffordawright.com/caw/f…
Sour cream makes better macaroni than milk.

I was in the midst of making some Mac n Cheese when I realized we ran out of milk. Since the noodles were already on the stove I didn't want to drive to the store to get more. So I searched the fridge for usual milk substitutes (Half n half, whipping cream, etc.) Closest thing I could find was some sour cream. The cheese was smoother, creamier, and all the better.

'Spaghetti Westerns' are known as 'Macaroni Westerns' in Japan, because a well-renowned film critic said 'spaghettis are thin and meager' and instead called them 'Macaroni Westerns'. rioleo.org/spaghetti-and-…
; That in the mid-18th century "macaroni" meant basically what our modern day word "metro-sexual" does. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
The Japanese translation of MTV's "Jersey Shore" is "The New Jersey Life of Macaroni Rascals" cnngo.com/tokyo/none/maca…
What it meant when Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his hat and called it "macaroni." (xpost from /r/wiki) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
Yankee Doodle's "macaroni" feather referenced early metro-sexuals volokh.com/2011/11/19/why…
Phil Romano, who founded both Fuddrucker's and Macaroni Grill, was an early investor in the first heart stent, earning him millions of dollars in royalties en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
Macaroni does not refer to the shape of the pasta. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
Yankee Doodle calling the feather in his cap macaroni was a reference to British fashion. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
In the 1700s, "macaroni" was a slang term for a fashionable man. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
The FDA allows an average of 225 insect fragments or 4.5 rodent hairs per 8 ounces of macaroni or noodle products. vitals.msnbc.msn.com/_new…
:'Macaroni' was a fashion style in Europe around the time Yankee Doodle Dandy was written. This explains the feather stuck in his cap. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
"stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni" from "Yankee Doodle" was an insult on colonials, implying they were rural simpletons who didn't know the macaroni fashion of men wearing giant foppish wigs. Americans adopted the insult as a point of pride in wearing plain and simple clothes. lifetakeslemons.wordpress…
Thomas Jefferson Invented Baked Macaroni and Cheese allrecipes.com/video/314/…
Why macaroni is referred to in the song "Yankee Doodle (Dandy)." I have been wondering this since kindergarten! Thanks for the tip-off, Jersey Shore "Macaroni Rascals." nytimes.com/1989/07/11/op…
There is an island by Antarctica named South Sandwich island, and it is a home to the Macaroni penguin. penguinworld.com/map/map.…
The founder of Fuddruckers & Macaroni Grill was also one of the earliest investors in the heart stent. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
Jersey Shore is called "Jersey Shore: The New Jersey Life of Macaroni Rascals" in Japan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jer…

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