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Examples of macaroni in a Sentence
the glitter rock of the 1970s seemed more about mascaraed macaronis than about music
Recent Examples of macaroni from the Web
Mac to the Future's five-cheese macaroni will be available for purchase, with sumptuous add-ons like truffle oil, pancetta, and herbed pistachio breadcrumbs begging to be tried.
The menus will offer comfort food such as traditional fried chicken, waffles and macaroni and cheese, but there will be liberties taken in the preparation.
The menu will also offer a litany of side dishes, including creamed spinach, lobster macaroni and cheese, garlicky sautéed mushrooms, truffle fries, poached asparagus with hollandaise and velvety potato puree with smoked Gouda and bacon.
Their families often ate Sunday dinners together, with both Sergeant Johnson and his wife cooking Thanksgiving-style meals of ham, macaroni and cheese, and pies.
Try substituting chopped cauliflower for noodles in macaroni and cheese!
The crust on the macaroni and cheese ($8) gives way to a thick, velvety mix of noodles covered in a four-cheese sauce.
The term has become a catch-all for all things pasta, spaghetti, macaroni and dorm-friendly ramen, which means there's a dish out there for everyone, no matter your sauce and topping preferences.
The Hamburger Factory will have corn dogs and macaroni and cheese available for purchase.
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Did You Know?
As you may have suspected, the macaroni in the song "Yankee Doodle" is not the familiar food. The feather in Yankee Doodle's cap apparently makes him a macaroni in the now rare "fop" or "dandy" sense. The sense appears to have originated with a club established in London by a group of young, well-traveled Englishmen in the 1760s. The founders prided themselves on their appearance, sense of style, and manners, and they chose the name Macaroni Club to indicate their worldliness. Because macaroni was, at the time, a new and rather exotic food in England, the name was meant to demonstrate how stylish the club's members were. The members were themselves called macaronis, and eventually macaroni became synonymous with dandy and fop.
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