America’s consumers love macaroni and cheese. What’s not to love? It’s the ultimate comfort food. It’s cheesy, it has pasta, it’s creamy and it’s customizable! Warmed by cozy nostalgic memories of the yummy, gooey goodness of the “perfect mac and cheese,” it’s little wonder that macaroni and cheese is such a stalwart dish in food culture. In celebration of National Mac & Cheese Day (July 14) here are some comforting things to know about this marvelous golden dish.