Food Prep

Comfort foods to get you through Election Day
If the presidential poll predictions are right, tonight's election results will be a nail biter.  What better way to spending your night flipping through TV’s political pundits than before a meal that will invoke feelings of warmth, safety, and security?  

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Heart-Healthy Mac & Cheese

There’s nothing like warm, cheese macaroni to take your political anxieties away.  And, as an extra bonus, this recipe takes out some of the fat, so the next day you won’t we suffering from dieters worry either.

See recipe here.

(FoxNews.com)

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Juicy Lucy Hamburgers

Cheeseburgers with the cheese stuffed inside of the burger rather than slicing it on top –now that’s heaven.  They’re quick to pull together so you won’t miss a minute of the exit poll results.

See recipe here.

(Maryse Chevriere)

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Oatmeal Pancakes with Guinness Syrup

Pancakes are great for dinner, and with these you get to pour the equivalent of two bottles of Guinness and a shot of espresso on them.  You just might need that to take the edge off.

See recipe here.

(David Burke Townhouse)

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Double-Stuffed Baked Potatoes

After waiting in line at the polling stations, a little stick-to-your-ribs spuds are exactly what you need.  These potatoes have a slightly crisp, chewy skins and a rich, creamy filling, which equals perfect comfort.

See recipe here.

(Jeremy Ball)

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Carrot and Ginger Soup with Coconut Milk 

You might not have been able to see the outcome of this election, but after a bowl of this warm carrot soup, packed with two pounds of the carotene-rich stuff, you’ll be able to see in the dark.

See recipe here.

(Jane Bruce)

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Dark Chocolate Champagne Cupcakes

You can’t forget about the sweet stuff.   The added champagne in this recipe not only makes these decadent treats light and fluffy, they’re a great way to celebrate the victory of your choice candidate.

See recipe here.

(Jill Churco)

Comfort foods to get you through Election Day

If the presidential poll predictions are right, tonight's election results will be a nail biter.  What better way to spending your night flipping through TV’s political pundits than before a meal that will invoke feelings of warmth, safety, and security?  

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