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Houstonians snuggle up to their favorite comfort food recipes

A cookbook author walks us through what makes comfort food so important to our lives.

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Beef stew, chicken and dumplings, menudo, and tonkatsu ramen.

Who doesn’t love comfort food?

Today, we speak the universal language of comfort food whether it's American classics, multicultural favorites, or even "mash-ups" of different types.

A popular food blogger and cookbook author joins us to talk about his take on comfort food and what makes it, well, so comforting.

Listeners also share their takes on cozy recipes, including Maria who provided changua, a Colombian soup recipe her mother taught her, and Mary tackling our expert’s lasagna tampino recipe, 10 years after she found it.


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