S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen
owlfish

Macaroni added to cheese = ?

A pressing matter of culinary terminology was raised by black_faery. What phrase do you use to refer to a dish of cheesy macaroni?

Where are you from, and how should a dish made of macaroni cheese be referred to? Please read through all the options.

From the U.S., Macaroni and cheese
30(25.9%)
From the UK, Macaroni and cheese
3(2.6%)
From Canada, Macaroni and cheese
6(5.2%)
From anywhere else, Macaroni and cheese
1(0.9%)
From the U.S., Macaroni cheese
0(0.0%)
From the UK, Macaroni cheese
37(31.9%)
From Canada, Macaroni cheese
0(0.0%)
From anywhere else, Macaroni cheese
1(0.9%)
From the U.S., Mac n' cheese
6(5.2%)
From the UK, Mac n' cheese
0(0.0%)
From Canada, Mac n' cheese
1(0.9%)
From anywhere else, Mac n' cheese
0(0.0%)
From Canada, Kraft Dinner
5(4.3%)
From anywhere other than Canada, Kraft Dinner
0(0.0%)

Which of the following options come to mind when you see the phrase "Mac n' cheese"?

Cheesy macaroni
78(71.6%)
A cheeseburger
30(27.5%)

Stove top or oven baked?

Stove top
46(41.1%)
Oven baked
66(58.9%)

Breadcrumbs on top?

Yes
26(23.4%)
No
85(76.6%)


I already know that "Macaroni cheese" is a Britishism used at least sometimes, but I'm curious as to how widespread it really is.
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