National Mac and Cheese Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Friday, July 14th. There are until the next observance.

Macaroni and cheese is possibly the king of comfort meals, the dominant cuisine of America, and a favorite of all ages across the country. This sideline staple or main meal may be served in a variety of ways, and on July 14, you’ll get the opportunity to taste as many as you can on National Mac and Cheese Day, also known as National Macaroni and Cheese Day. For good reason, Kraft may be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of mac and cheese. The firm has been serving joy in a box since 1937, but the creamy casserole’s origins can be traced back hundreds of years to Italy, where pasta and parmesan have been a staple meal for ages. Some credit Thomas Jefferson with bringing the recipe back to America after spending time in Italy; however, this is debatable. There’s no way of knowing whether it’s all bologna.

📆 When is National Mac and Cheese Day?

This year, National Mac and Cheese Day is on July 14th. It is the 2nd Friday in July; in 2024, it is on Sunday.

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Things to do on National Mac and Cheese Day

Find a food challenge
Restaurants throughout America are inviting tourists to take on culinary challenges that, if completed, result in a free supper for those who are strong enough to accomplish them. On July 14, look for an establishment that offers a mac and cheese eating challenge, such as the Midnight Mac and Cheeserie in Chicago. If you consume five pounds of the house mac and cheese in less than an hour, you go down in Chicago cheese history, not to mention you receive a complimentary dinner and a t-shirt.

Get creative with your recipe
This year, break out of the casserole mold and go large. Try adding caramelized onions and prosciutto for a finer meal. Toss up some bacon and jalapenos for a hot southwest taste. Invite your friends to bring their own recipes and assess who is the best to determine who is the “big cheese” of the evening.

Head to your favorite restaurants
Don’t miss out if your local restaurant scene is celebrating the occasion. Check to see if any restaurants in your area are participating in the creamy trend, or simply go to a favorite and request a classic.

📅 National Mac and Cheese Day Observances

2022 July 14 Thursday
2023 July 14 Friday
2024 July 14 Sunday
2025 July 14 Monday
2026 July 14 Tuesday

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