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America's favorite comfort food

Mac and cheese fits every taste - and budget

Crumbs, which brown during baking, top this mac and ricotta dish. Crumbs, which brown during baking, top this mac and ricotta dish. (Food Styling/Karoline Boehm Goodnick; Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Sheryl Julian
Globe Staff / February 18, 2009

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You can be sitting in a high chair or in a high-style Italian chair, and if someone sets a bowl of mac and cheese in front of you, you're bound to be delighted. This humble bowl of mostly white ingredients is currently the most sought-after comfort food on American tables. It suits everyone: teens, vegetarians, lumberjacks, sophisticates. (Full article: 1287 words)

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