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Easy Comfort Food for Hard Times: Omurice

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Everyone has those days when nothing seems to go right. Where we don’t have the energy left to do the things that would make us feel better—like cleaning up, exercising, or cooking. That’s why the Japanese comfort food omurice is one of my favorite treats on those terrible-horrible-no-good-very-bad days. A few veggies, a couple of eggs, cooked rice, and ketchup are all it takes to settle the soul. Read the rest of this entry

How to Make Southern Chicken and Dumplings… from Scratch

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On a cold autumn day or in the dead of winter, nothing hits the spot quite a bowl of chicken and dumplings. The comfort food dish is a great meal to serve to the loved ones for Sunday dinner. Although there are almost as many variations on chicken and dumplings as there are kitchens in the South and Midwest, may favorite remains this hearty stew with pulled chicken, biscuity dumplings, and vegetables. Don’t worry–even though this dish takes a long time to make, it only requires 10-15 minutes of effort. Read the rest of this entry