Comfort food.

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    This is a strange thread.. but I want to know what your "comfort foods" are. I think mine is french toast with link sausage and a side of tomatoes. When I eat this, I think of my father cooking it on Sunday morning. Okay, what are yours and what do they remind you of?
     
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    str8_nnj: Shrimp salad I can never make it like mom's...I have to be missing something. The most frustrating thing is no one else in my family knew what she used
     
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    jerkin4-10: fried catfish...being from arkansas i love catfish...at every special occasion growing up, the guest of honor would choose to eat at 'catfish n' in dardanelle and we would go there and have a special nite of enjoying each others company and having the catfish buffet...
    my mouth is watering right now...cuz i live in phoenix now...and cant find catfish worth eating out here...
     
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    Toad in the hole (sausages baked in Yorkshire pudding) with lots of gravy and served with mash ... because it reminds me of my childhood. It has always been a winner with my children too.
     
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    dfox7.3x5: Cottage cheese
    Tuna sandwiches
    Macaroni and cheese (!)
    Pot roast
     
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    wvalady1968: Eggs, over easy, with bacon, and toast with black raspberry jelly. My favorite meal. I ate this three times a day for almost a whole Christmas break one year in college.

    I only get this nowadays when we travelling. I'm health conscious in my old age.

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    Cornbread broken up in a glass of buttermilk.

    It's one of the few things my father did that I actually enjoyed.
     
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    8.5_inch_Canuck: Rare Steak. Preferably a Rib Steak.
     
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    Tender: homemade mashed potatoes and gravy...
    fried potatoes with onions...
    apple cobbler...
    homemade stuffing...
    hmmm. i like to eat!

    Tender

    (WAIT!) i forgot one!
    Captain D's chicken dinner.
    i ate that a jillion times when i was pregnant.
    and even now when i get sick, ie flu ect, and then after i get to feeling better, SweetBoy gets sent to Captain D's for 'the usual'...
    i love it, have no idea why... but i crave it sometimes...
     
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    Okay, allow me to gross everyone out with my #1 comfort food: menudo ... and I don't mean the Latino boy band!
     
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    longtimelurker: [quote author=DoubleMeatWhopper link=board=99;num=1071346549;start=0#9 date=12/14/03 at 00:06:13]Okay, allow me to gross everyone out with my #1 comfort food: menudo ... and I don't mean the Latino boy band! [/quote]

    Excellent name for a boy band - tripe

    Cool name and descriptive!
     
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    As long as it is your comfort food, don't worry...
     
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    How is it possible to get grossed out when one can't understand the meaning of "menudo"? My dictionary says it's an adjective meaning minute or tiny. Someone please explain to help me get the geste of this ' comfort food' (?)

    Luke
     
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    [quote author=RoysToy link=board=99;num=1071346549;start=0#12 date=12/14/03 at 14:40:53]How is it possible to get grossed out when one can't understand the meaning of "menudo"?   My dictionary says it's an adjective meaning minute or tiny.  Someone please explain to help me get the geste of this ' comfort food' (?)[/quote]

    Okay. Menudo is the Spanish cognate of the English adjective minute. As a noun, menudo means small change. That's the meaning used by the now defunct group Menudo, due to their young ages. However, in Carribean Spanish menudo is also the name of a type of tripe stew. Being Cuban, menudo was standard fare in my house. If you don't like tripe (and apparently many don't), so be it. For me, eating menudo brings back a lot of fond family memories.
     
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    Bet my face looks like some I remember seeing in the class room as a student understood for the first time, something new. --the greatest joy of the teaching profession!

    But, getting back to menudo, had I looked up longtimelurker's "tripe", I would have been in on DMW's
    most comforting food posting without having to be hand feed!

    Luke
     
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    James249620002000: Fried chicken does it for me.

    James
     
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    prepstudinsc: meatloaf with a side of mashed potatoes and gravy

    OR

    a fried pork chop, with macaroni and cheese, collards, fried okra, and a big ol' slab of pound cake, all washed down with some sweet tea.
     
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    bblumbee: Comfort foods... anything that is not healthy for you! I am a big junk food lover.

    As a kid, it was very rare for us to ever eat chips, chocolate, fast food, etc. My exploration in college did it all for me. :) The memories it brings back are many (I will leave it at that... many first). ;)

    bb
     
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    I have had menudo.. I did not like it that much, I think you need to just have a taste for it. But then again, it was so many years ago and my tastes in have changed. here in San Jose, there is a large hispanic community and there is menudo everywhere.. I think I will give it another try.. it won't kill me.
     
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    wvalady1968: [quote author=bblumbee link=board=99;num=1071346549;start=0#17 date=12/15/03 at 11:35:21]Comfort foods...  anything that is not healthy for you!  I am a big junk food lover.  

    As a kid, it was very rare for us to ever eat chips, chocolate, fast food, etc.  My exploration in college did it all for me.  :)  The memories it brings back are many (I will leave it at that... many first).  ;)

    bb[/quote]

    Bee!! Welcome back!!!

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