Do you have a “comfort food”?
It might be something from your youth. For example, ThatManILove loves him some New York style hotdog. If you don’t know what this is (for they rarely serve them in West Texas!), it’s a hot dog with mustard, lettuce, tomato, and pickles. No chili. And the only place locally he can get them is (1) at home, when he makes them, and (2) at Der Wienerschnitzel, which is located 20 miles away in Odessa.
For me? It’s Starbucks Venti Chai, no water.
Foodwise? Cornbread, with a little bit of sweet to it. Lordy, I do love me some cornbread. And blackeyed peas, please.
My comfort food used to be Cool Ranch Doritos and a Dr. Pepper. I really thought that was great food for breakfast (oh, yeah...I’m an oilfield gal!). I rarely drink Dr. Pepper now, but I will sneak a Cool Ranch Dorito chip or two!
When Outback came to town (I celebrated that day!), we would always start out a meal with Aussie Cheese Fries. Until I read the calorie count in those puppies a couple of years ago. I couldn’t believe it.
And now, the Aussie Cheese Fries have made the #1 listing in the Me n’s Health.com article “The 20 Worst Foods In America” - with a rocking 2900 calories per order.
My Chai didn’t make it, but it should have, at 300+ calories, and that’s with low-fat milk.
I quit. If you see me going thru the Starbucks drive-thru, feel free to stop me and check me for drinks.
So, what's your comfort food?