Comfort

Charleston chefs share comfort food recipes from Lebanon, Philippines, Pakistan, Vietnam | Food

In the United States, comfort food might be mac and cheese or mom’s pot roast. But nearly everyone has a food that evokes nostalgia. That includes cultures that don’t call it comfort food; they just call it food made with love. We asked Charleston chefs who grew up in different cultures what comfort food is for them. Dolly Awkar, of Leyla, makes baked kafta Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 in Charleston. Grace Beahm Alford/Staff Grace Beahm Alford gbeahm@postandcourier.com Dolly Awkar, Lebanese“We don’t have comfort food because cooking is part of the family life and our tradition, and it is a daily…
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27 Comfort Food Recipes We’ve Waited All Summer to Make

27 Comfort Food Recipes We've Waited All Summer to Make Chile-Spiced Shredded Beef with Cheesy Polenta Cooler weather means it's time to make all the comforting dinners and sides we've been dreaming of since spring. Roasted chicken and gravy, hearty shepherd's pie and slow-cooked beef are all on the menu, so get ready to dig into these delicious dishes. Recipes like…
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The best summertime comfort food recipes

The best summertime comfort food recipes Lacey Muszynski 2 days ago Cool Comforts When people think of comfort food, it usually involves a lot of casseroles, creamy sauces, and other heavy dishes. But there are plenty of comfort foods that are lighter, healthier, and make you feel great when you eat them. Those recipes tend to take…
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16 Delicious Vegan Comfort Food Recipes

Thinking about starting Meatless Mondays (or going entirely plant-based)? Vegan diets full of plant-based nutrients can boost your mood, lower your blood sugar, and may even prevent certain cancers. They are also getting way more delicious as veganism goes mainstream, with creative recipes that rival any omnivore delight. Whether you're eating vegan a couple days a week or fully committing to the lifestyle, these savory and sweet recipes will inspire you to get creative in the kitchen while satisfying your comfort food cravings. Enjoy! Easy Baked Vegan ZitiThis simple, streamlined baked ziti (or rigatoni, or whichever pasta you use) makes…
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As comfort food takes over, will we ever want white tablecloth dining again?

The pandemic ushered in a new level of dining, from revamped drive-through options to family packs of comfort food to home-cooked meals. So did it kill off fine dining? Experts say the white tablecloth experience is not dead yet — but it has been forced to evolve.With the three-martini lunch crowd still on hiatus and international jet-setting gourmands mostly unable to travel, many higher-end establishments have had to reconfigure their offerings. Facing higher costs for everything from lobster to labor, restaurants have pulled back on their hours, stopping lunch service and remaining closed on both Monday and Tuesday.Some famous names…
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3 Must-Try Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

Recipes from the book Simply Julia by Julia Turshen It may seem like an oxymoron: comfort food that’s also healthy. (Imagine that!) This is precisely what drew us to Simply Julia: 110 Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food (Harper Wave, 2021). The idea that foods we associate with indulgence like pot pie and coffee cake could possibly be part of a lifestyle led by mindful eating is genius – and perfectly aligned with the focus of this issue. It’s so much easier for healthy habits to become routine when they have a sensory payoff, too. Julia Turshen is a New York…
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