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Elizabeth Raffald

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Did Thomas Jefferson Invent Macaroni and Cheese?

    Urban legend has it that Thomas Jefferson created Mac and Cheese. In his worldly travels, he brought back new food ideas. It turns out that the third president of the United States was quite a foodie. He introduced the delicacy at a state dinner in 1802. He did not invent Mac and Cheese but made it popular. It was already a standard dish in Europe