Memories from my Canadian childhood: Kraft mac and cheese

Back home mac and cheese comes in one variety – Kraft or nothing. Barenaked Ladies even referenced it in a song.

Everyone I know grew up on the stuff, the stuff of lumberjacks! I’ve not had it in years but something made me pick up a packet yesterday (red??? Kraft in a red packet?? Blasphemy!!). I talk about design icons all the time but this, my friends, is a food icon. Luminously orange, with the tang of cheesy goodness! Junk food at its best…

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