Posts tagged "comfort foods"

Holiday Comfort Food Reader Recipes: Crock-Pot Chili

We know, we know, the fridge is filled with leftovers this weekend. But we couldn’t resist reader Tessa’s great, easy recipe, and figured it might come in handy for feeding all the randoms family and friends lounging around the house. Plus you could always substitute turkey for the beef for a yummy, healthier twist. The…

Erin Flaherty / November 29, 2009

Holiday Comfort Food Reader Recipes: Arroz Con Leche

After we called for comfort food recipes to cook during the holidays, lots of you sent a whole mess of deliciousness our way! So let’s get moving or, um, cuddle up and get stationary with our first up, from reader Susan Ramirez.

“Every time it gets cold I love to make Arroz con Leche.

Erin Flaherty / November 21, 2009

What Are The Most Comforting Comfort Foods? Share Your Recipes!

During the summer, it stays light well into the night, and I like to meet friends for late, alfresco dinners. But these days, as darkness falls by 4:30 in the afternoon and it’s nearly always raining, I just want to get home, curl up in a blanket, and down comfort foods like there’s no tomorrow.

Catherine Strawn / November 12, 2009

Shopping and Stuffing Your Face

Researchers from the University of Rotterdam discovered that eating comfort foods or going shopping were effective ways to help forget problems. (The study seems kind of weird. Participants had to write an essay on either death or visiting the dentist. The participants with low self-esteem ate more biscuits while writing, which the researchers attributed to…

Catherine Strawn / May 29, 2008