There is no more time-honored dish than macaroni and cheese. The popular combination is said to have initially found its way in kitchens and tables as early as the 18th century. With a mix of warm pasta and rich, gooey cheese it's not a surprise that it's stood the test of time. While it's not as easy as a mix to cook this from scratch at home, a mix of a few ingredients (you can find dozens of recipes online) is all it takes to make your own. What's great about this culinary treat is that you can literally use any noodle style and any cheese, or a mix of a bunch. You'll just want to make sure that the cheese melts well -- if not, it won't make the right texture and style sauce. But don't be afraid to experiment! Add in interesting ingredients such as turkey bacon, spicy sausage, etc. The two examples are straight from the kitchen here, using different cheeses and bacon. Serve alone or with just about anything. This is one dish that compliments almost anything else.