You said you'd only watch one episode, but now you're halfway through the second season; after-work drinks turned into karaoke, which turned into more after-work drinks; counting sheep isn't quite as efficient as you hoped it'd be. There are a number of reasons to be awake at midnight—that tricky hour stuck halfway between dinner and breakfast. But fortunately for us—and serious cases of Chef's Table-inspired hangries—there's a little thing called the Midnight Snack.
Don't shy away like you've never gazed into the fridge longingly at ten-past-middle-of-the-night. We have delicious, sweet, baked proof, courtesy of late-night recipes you've posted on our app, (Not)Recipes. Here are 14 of your midnight snack recipes—your future sleepless nights will thank you:
If you're craving something sweet...
overhang. Bake 350 until golden. Swiss meringue on top + torch from Strosniders. Original recipe on SeriousEats, "Sunny Lemon Bars"
I mixed a few shakes of cumin into some smoked sea salt then sprinkled over sliced cara cara oranges.
If you're after something savory...
As an option, if you have dried mushrooms handy, reconstitute and add the mushroom broth for added flavor.
Season with soy sauce or tamari, mirin, and fish sauce. Remove whole spices.
Poach eggs and add frozen udon and tatsoi. You can use other greens you like.
Serve and enjoy.
Serve with hot sauce + (sour cream + blue cheese crumbles)
Boil udon noodles. Top with wakame (seaweed), tempura bits (can be found at Japanese groceries stores) and white goma (sesame) seeds.
What's your go-to midnight snack? Tell us in the comments below!