There are few dishes as universally loved as this dish. And for some, the holidays wouldn’t be the same with a large casserole almost overflowing with a combination of noodles, milk, and cheese. The warm and gooey pasta dish serves as a savory side, a stunning main and is widely enjoyed by even the pickiest of young eaters. While it has established itself as an American classic, its surprisingly lengthy history pre-dates the country and is as diverse as the many ways one can cook it. We exploring the history and origins of macaroni and cheese.