‘Tis the season for all sorts of wrapping. If neatness is not your forte, you are likely still cleaning up all of the crumpled wrapping paper left behind from your holiday gifts. If you live in a part of the world where winter is at its peak, you are probably wrapped in layers upon layers of warm clothing. You might also be wrapped up in achieving your New Year’s resolution, whatever it may be.
If you are anything like me with an insatiable Bottomless Stomach appetite, you are wrapped up in thoughts about food right now. You are thinking about how delicious your last meal was…looking forward to your next one…and figuring out what to do with that darn package of sushi nori that has been sitting in the back of your pantry since goodness knows when.
While it is never a good idea to make a mountain out of a molehill, making a mountain out of your sandwich filling is always worth the effort of meticulously piling it on. I think few people (and their stomachs) would disagree.
While the term “comfort food” may have a slightly different connotation for everyone, to me it means something hearty, filling, and satisfying. Unfortunately the rich, substantial nature of comfort food can also mean excessive amounts of calories, fat and other undesirable qualities. If you wish to fill your bowl with something indulgent and healthy, all it takes is a bit of effort and creativity.