All the while you should be feeling real good, like when you have a delicious and decadent meal, macaroni and cheese or foie gras.
The aid meant “the difference between vegetable soup with macaroni thrown in and a real dinner,” Becky said.
To cook the macaroni the commissary sold hotpots, which you needed a permit to possess and could only buy one a time.
They would soak bags of macaroni to make dough, roll it out and create dumplings, which they sold with a side of lo mein.
Telling poor children that that fourth box of macaroni and cheese is excessive is something very different.
Their midday dinner begins with either soup or macaroni (minestra or minestra ascuitta).
Stir frequently to prevent the macaroni from adhering to the bottom.
The man is not dressed as a rider, but is wearing the costume in the picture—i.e. that of a macaroni!
Boil the macaroni in salted water until tender and drain them.
It was not, however, ventured on; and the nondescript animal was still confined to the windows of “the macaroni print shops.”
"tube-shaped food made of dried wheaten paste" [Klein], 1590s, from southern Italian dialectal maccaroni (Italian maccheroni), plural of maccarone, name for a kind of pasty food, possibly from maccare "bruise, batter, crush," of unknown origin, or from late Greek makaria "food made from barley."
Used after c.1764 to mean "fop, dandy" (e.g. "Yankee Doodle") because it was an exotic dish at a time when certain young men who had traveled the continent were affecting French and Italian fashions and accents. There is said to have been a Macaroni Club in Britain, which was the immediate source of the term.
[macaroni, ''an Italian,'' is found by 1845]