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Eating While Poor, Part 2 Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese, this and other recipes below
Here is part 2 of the series Eating While Poor. 19th century European menus listed: "Macaroni with cheese," "Macaroni au Parmesan," "Macaroni a la creme," "Macaroni au gratin," "Macaroni in a form," "Macaroni a la Napolitaine," "Macaronia l'Italienne," and "Baked macaroni" writes Yale University Historian Peter Freedman. At the turn of the century nutrition experts in North America championed it as a healthy poor person’s food. During the Great Depression Italian immigrants in the south introduced pasta to African Americans who then added soul to it— the ability to make something wonderful out of the simple or what others consider trash. 

Southern-Macaroni-and-Cheese Recipe: http://www.macaronicheeserecipes.com/Southern-Macaroni-and-Cheese.htm

Series Eating While Poor: http://www.foodasalens.com/search?q=Eating+While+Poor

A Girl Called Jack: http://agirlcalledjack.com/

Frugal Food, BBC Food Programme: [Listen Now 27 min 51 sec] http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio4/foodprog/foodprog_20130728-1300a.mp3

BBC Food Programme Directory: http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/foodprog

Mississippi Foodways and Recipes: http://www.foodasalens.com/search?q=Mississippi+

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