Comfort Food

24 Soothing Recipe Versions of a Cozy Hug

Comfort(ing) food when you need it most.

March  6, 2018

The calendar reads March, but let's be honest: It'll still be a while before spring graces us with her warm presence. Until then, I'm still on high alert warding off colds and trying to keep the suffering from winter malaise at bay. How do I do that? Lots of warm liquids, gingery concoctions, and all of the comforting carbs my body can handle. (Sweatpants and good podcasts help, too.)

Whether you're fighting the flu or just trying to get over hump day, here are some of our favorite food equivalents of a big ol' hug to help get you through it all.


DID SOMEONE SAY CHICKEN SOUP?


MORE SOUL-SOOTHING SOUP


RICE IS ALWAYS NICE


MORE CARB COMFORT


AN APPLE (SAUCE) A DAY...


HOME REMEDIES

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Hana is the senior lifestyle editor at Food52.

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