NATIONAL MACARONI DAY
Each year on July 7th pasta lovers across the nation celebrate National Macaroni Day.
Made with durum wheat, macaroni is a large variety of dry pasta which typically do not contain eggs. Many people think that it is the short, hollow shapes that makes up macaroni however, it is actually the kind of dough from which the noodles are made. Elbow macaroni is the most common in the United States but macaroni may be straight noodles, curved, shells or many other shapes.
Macaroni is used in many different dishes from casseroles and hot dishes to soups and salads.
National Macaroni Day may be the perfect day for you to try one of the following “tried and true” macaroni recipes:
- Hamburger and Macaroni Hotdish
- Ham and Macaroni Picnic Salad
- Homemade Mac and Cheese
- Beef Macaroni Soup
Post on social media using #NationalMacaroniDay to encourage others to join in paying it forward.
Our research was unable to location the creator and origin of National Macaroni Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.