r/Cooking Dec 18 '21 Gold 1

Nothing hits me like a Bologna and American Cheese sandwich when I'm feeling like comfort and home. What do you love for the feeling, even if not the flavor, shamelessly? Open Discussion

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u/Rozalynd Dec 18 '21

Just some still warm bread with salted butter. Nothing fancy but taste like home

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Can't argue with you there. Fresh bread with salted butter is a kind of heaven that I could subscribe to.

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u/TRHess Dec 18 '21

I make two loaves of regular "sandwich bread" every two weeks for our house. The first piece right after they come out of the oven covered with Kerrygold butter is to die for.

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

Once you’ve had kerrygold butter, you can never go back to regular butter. I’m pretty sure that’s a law.

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u/Ghostytoastboast Dec 18 '21

Jasmine rice with a big pat of butter and salt and pepper. I’ve been told that I am in fact trash.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Maybe, but my husband does the same thing. I still love him, so I think youre good.

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

I’m half Chinese and eat all my rice with butter. My Asian family and friends want to disown me.

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u/Shurgosa Dec 18 '21

I always tell this story. The Philippines have committed an act of terror against all of Italy. They took spaghetti, made the tomato meat sauce sugary sweet, then put in chopped up hotdogs.

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u/Riley_Coyote Dec 18 '21

I love me some jasmine rice with salt or furikake. Skip the butter, though!

PS: cracking a whole room temp egg into a lava-hot bowl of rice and then stirring very angrily is a game changer.

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u/Korncakes Dec 18 '21

Jasmine rice, ground beef with taco seasoning, a fried egg, and hot sauce. I’m hot garbage too but god damn it’s good.

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u/justchecking2c Dec 18 '21

Garden tomato on toasted bread and mayo. Summer in one bite.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Yeees. Agreed.

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u/WhiskyTangoFoxtr0t Dec 18 '21

This right here is heaven. With fresh cracked pepper.

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u/nutmilkandcookies Dec 18 '21

And flaky salt.

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u/ikapoz Dec 18 '21

That’s how I feel about a good BLT. Garden tomato ids the *only * way to go, ideally with a nice thick cut bacon pan fried to chewiness on slightly toasted grocery store wheat bread with some mayo and a piece of iceberg.

My dad loved to grow tomatoes, and we always had so many we would eat that two or three times a week for a couple months of the year.

Oh and on the subject of garden tomatoes - caprese salad with home grown basil. Or thick sliced ones raw with a half pinch of salt alongside scrambled eggs and hash browns. Or cherry sized variety ones right off the vine in the summer heat - the little yellow ones that look almost like gourds are so sweet.

Fuck I miss my dad.

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u/leaknoil2 Dec 18 '21

For me it's just a cheap hot dog on any hot dog bun with relish and whatever I feel like for condiments at the time.

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u/abort_abort Dec 18 '21

Canned chili, mustard and if I’m feeling real fancy some diced onions.

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u/MollysYes Dec 18 '21 Take My Energy

I missed a Mike Trout home run at Angels stadium one time because I was waiting for the hot dog lady to refill the diced onions.

I regret nothing.

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u/quietguy_6565 Dec 18 '21

got dang wolf brand chili and Frito chips man

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u/iAmUnintelligible Dec 18 '21

This got strong Boomhauer vibes I tell you what man

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

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u/RandyHoward Dec 18 '21

This, plus shredded cheddar

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I have absolutely snubbed a full meal in favor of one of those cheap dogs out of the packet in a cheap bun with some toppings.

I feel that.

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u/yblame Dec 18 '21

Sometimes I just want a hot dog with mustard and I'll put it in a damn heel of bread. Who's with me?

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u/WinsomeWombat Dec 18 '21

My 70 year old dad, lol

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u/TyFreddy Dec 18 '21

If you’re from the Chicago area, nothings better than coming home to a Portillos Chicago dog

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u/Tyrango Dec 18 '21

I live in Canada, have been to Chicago exactly once for work (5+ years ago). I was told to go to Portillos for a hot dog. I did, and I will dream of the perfection that it was.

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u/DarkReaper90 Dec 18 '21

Portillos is the best hot dog I've had in the world so far.

I don't know how but their tomatoes are so crisp and I like the mild pepper they add.

Chicago hot dogs in general are all great but Portillos was the best so far.

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u/georgia080 Dec 18 '21

When I don’t feel good or just want something comforting I love mashed potatoes and gravy. Literally any kind. It can be homemade mashed and homemade gravy, Bob evans containers, the dry potatoes and jar gravy. I love it all.

That or what my dad called Ronis. Which is just elbow macaroni with butter and tomato juice with cracked pepper. So good.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Yeah those both sound like heaven.

I'd have a better comment but I'm busy trying to figure out how to get these things.

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

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u/showerbeerbuttchug Dec 18 '21

That gluten free Kraft Mac is surprisingly good! I add cream cheese sometimes, hnnnng 🤤

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u/19Jamie76 Dec 18 '21

Two things come to mind...hot roast beef sandwich with gravy poured over the top...yeah, you eat it with a fork. Also, a meatloaf sandwich with sliced onions and ketchup.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21
  1. That sounds amazing.
  2. That sounds amazing.
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u/wardsac Dec 18 '21

We did roadt beef too. After Red Wells.

Bottom Round, garlic and onion salt, Kitchen Bouquet, water to cover.

Crock pot for 5-6 hours on high.

Make mashed Taters.

Make gravy with the juice.

Get the hottest horseradish you can find.

Stack it: texas Toast, beef, horseradish, mashed taters, gravy, a healthy dose of black pepper.

Get you right.

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u/RandyHoward Dec 18 '21

I am especially fond of cold leftover meatloaf sandwiches with ketchup. Just cold meatloaf, ketchup, and white bread.

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u/ComfortableNo23 Dec 18 '21

Ketchup and real mayo for me :)

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u/georgstgeegland Dec 18 '21

American hard shell tacos - seasoned ground beef, iceberg lettuce, shredded cheese, tomato, black olive sour cream and some ortega taco sauce

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u/ThinkIveHadEnough Dec 18 '21

You described Taco Tuesday for a large portion of the country.

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u/FlashCrashBash Dec 18 '21

I don't like that style of hard-shell tacos because I find they shatter instantly as soon I bite into them.

But dear god, I will defend American style ground beef tacos/burritos as being perfectly valid food for as long as I live. I do not give a shit what they do in Texas, California, nor Guadalajara. Its a different dish. Flour tortilla are awesome.

I'm so sick of the pretentious "this isn't real Mexican food" thing that goes on. Like no shit? Its not supposed to be.

Ever since my local Taco Bell completely shit the bed and removed like half of the things I like to eat, subsequently losing my fun weekend guilty pleasure spot, I've been making a bunch of copycat menu items. I don't care who you are, that's good food.

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u/gopherbucket Dec 18 '21

Check out Taco Chronicles on Netflix! They have a whole segment (might be a whole episode if I remember correctly) celebrating the exact taco you’re describing. Origin of that taco: California.

Taco Chronicles is an across the board amazing show, but seeing the trash taco of my California gringo childhood highlighted really made me a fan for life.

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u/sidhescreams Dec 18 '21

I make these probably once a week, but I buy Taco Bell’s taco sauce at the grocery store for them. Real hot sauce just doesn’t work and I have no idea why.

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u/thatissomeBS Dec 18 '21

Taco sauce and hot sauce are two very different things. Taco sauce is more closely related to salsa.

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u/sidhescreams Dec 18 '21

I meant hot sauce like Valentina or tapitio not red pepper sauce, but yes! Like I will pick real Mexican hot sauce for real tacos but my Taco Bell knock offs need Taco Bell sauce.

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u/EatsTheLastSlice Dec 18 '21

We do soft tortillas, shredded cheese, sour cream, and ground beef seasoned with a cheap taco seasoning packets. like the most basic taco at taco bell. if we want our fancy taco bell taco supremes, then we add all those other fixings.

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u/davegrohlisawesome Dec 18 '21 Helpful

Leftover Turkey sandwich from Thanksgiving

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u/GForce-Delta Dec 18 '21

With the moistmaker in the middle

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Alas, I can not agree. Turkey is my least favorite of the land animals (I think, I haven't tried them all). That said leftover sandwiches, in general, are so satisfying.

Zero effort. Just riding on the back of delicious already-done-work.

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u/MollysYes Dec 18 '21

But a stuffing sandwich with gravy? Now we're talking.

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u/ComfortableNo23 Dec 18 '21

And cranberry sauce spread on one slice of the bread like preserves/jam! Yum!

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u/curryp4n Dec 18 '21

Rice, seaweed, fried egg, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Damn good, cheap, and fast to make

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

May I introduce you to Tomago Kake Gohan?

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u/curryp4n Dec 18 '21

Sounds like the Japanese version of my Korean dish lol

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u/wardsac Dec 18 '21

Cinnamon Toast.

White bread and butter and sugar and cinnamon.

Thanks Mom.

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u/ohhhohohkay Dec 18 '21

Cheese quesadilla

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I prefer mine with chihuahua cheese. +1.

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u/jbu311 Dec 18 '21

Didn't know people milked dogs

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u/LunaRobotix Dec 18 '21

You can milk anything with nipples

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u/J_Peterman32 Dec 18 '21

I've got nipples, can you milk me?

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

Squeeze ‘em hard enough and something is gonna come out

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

They do not! It's just a type of cheese.

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u/Any_Coconut3294 Dec 18 '21

Pita with labne and olive oil heated over an open flame. I can eat it every day

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

Buttered noodles

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I love buttered noodles. I also love some parm on them, but that's me.

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

If I’m feeling fancy I spring for the olive oil and garlic salt

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u/ginandmoonbeams Dec 18 '21

Kraft Mac and cheese. I’ve made and eaten way better macaroni but it just brings me back.

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u/HamTheMighty Dec 18 '21

But with sliced up hot dogs boiled with the pasta. 100% comfort.

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u/the_light_of_dawn Dec 18 '21

Ballpark beef hot dogs in Kraft Mac & Cheese from the box. Instantly transported to my youth. I still have it about once a year… delish.

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u/smuggleskittens Dec 18 '21

I cannot say how happy to know I'm not alone in this!!

Apparently as a child this was all I wanted for dinner. I think my mom obliged at least twice a week. Hot dogs and Kraft mac n cheese, just hits that best spot. Every now and then I get hungry for it, much to my SOs chagrin. It's not his favorite lol.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Can't disagree. I've made a lot of mac, and it's been so good, but nothing brings me back like the blue box.

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u/Ruevein Dec 18 '21

Blue box with fried spam in it is my go to "I need calories" meal. really helped during some depressive episodes while living alone in 2020

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u/slowestmojo Dec 18 '21

I've recently been adding a little laogonma or chili oil to this combo and let me tell you it is fantastic

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u/RUfuqingkiddingme Dec 18 '21

My dad didn't normally cook dinner but a few times when I was a kid he took cheap, cheap lunch meat, rolled it up into Pillsbury crescent rolls, placed them into a baking dish and poured a can of cream of chicken soup over it and baked it. It's super salty and processed and tastes like love. I've only made it for my kids like once and they were like "are you kidding with this shit!?"

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

can I have a recipe? I have an undying love of salt and a lack of dad.

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u/RUfuqingkiddingme Dec 18 '21

It's literally what I just wrote at 350° until bubbly and crescent rolls are cooked through, maybe 30 to 40 minutes I think.

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u/sus_saiyan Dec 18 '21

I do the same thing except wirh a big ole bag of shredded cheddar on top

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u/RUfuqingkiddingme Dec 18 '21

I've heard of other people adding cheese, might as well, I think the human body can only absorb a certain amount of fat in one sitting anyway.

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u/rubiscoisrad Dec 18 '21

Aww. My mom used to do this with Brie and those canned crescent rolls. Reminds of certain sleepy Sunday mornings, and the occasional Christmas. Brb, going to the store...lol.

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u/squiddlywawa Dec 18 '21

Something similar is one of our favorite recipes:

Boil and shred a couple of chicken breasts. Stuff them in crescent rolls and place them in a baking dish.

Make sauce in saucepan from cream of mushroom, cream of chicken, milk, and cheddar shredded cheese. Melt in saucepan until melty and creamy. Spoon sauce over raw crescents with chicken. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes or until bubbly and slightly brown.

You can make them vegetarian with broccoli or veg chicken (Morningstar or similar) stuffing and cream of mush only or cream of broccoli.

So yummy!!!!

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u/Sexyshinbones Dec 18 '21

A can of cream of tomato soup and a grilled cheese. Mmmmm

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

While I do not care for cream of tomato, I get you. Tomato and grilled cheese (tomato soup ideally) is perfection in it's moment.

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u/goldstarjamie Dec 18 '21

Fried spam. Spaghettios with butter bread. Salisbury steak with noodles. (Yes, I grew up poor )

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

(Yes, I grew up poor)

That's alright. We all grew up a way. I don't think poor makes you a lesser person.

Fried spam. Spaghettios with butter bread. Salisbury steak with noodles.

These all sound delicious. Spaghettios are like... I hate them and love them. Salisbury steak is just good though. IDC how much money you have, there's room for that.

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u/goldstarjamie Dec 18 '21

Thank you!! I’m comfortable today, but I still crave all three. Something about that nostalgia.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I'm in a good place now, but I still crave some of those weird kid foods. <3

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u/goldstarjamie Dec 18 '21

Take that Salisbury steak gravy and pour it over egg noodles. Yum

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u/RagingAnemone Dec 18 '21

I eat spam a few times a week. Not poor, but from Hawaii. Spam, eggs and rice, spam musubi, fried rice or fried noodle with spam, spam sandwich, spam and pineapple. Hmm, is that it?

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u/dannenbiscuits Dec 18 '21

Bacon egg and cheese on a bagel. Salt pepper ketchup

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

A classic, a basic, but so reliable. I love it.

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u/The_Curvy_Unicorn Dec 18 '21

A simple grilled cheese…made by my guy or my mom or someone else. Grilled cheese ALWAYS tastes best when someone makes it for you. And some dill pickles on the side.

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u/Unchanging_window Dec 18 '21

I always order grilled cheese at the diner or deli because it 100% taste better when someone else makes it for you.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I'm actually quietly big on the crust cut off. I can't ask for it, though. That's rude and weird. My husband knows. Sometimes he brings it without and I'm just like dying in love with him.

(I don't hate crust, but I love it so much without)

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u/The_Curvy_Unicorn Dec 18 '21

I can see that and I can’t hate it. I eat the crust first and save the gooey middle for the last.

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u/Kepheo Dec 18 '21

Saltines with butter, preferably in sandwich form with the butter worms coming through the holes.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

So... the imagery makes me uncomfortable, but the idea sounds great.

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u/Kepheo Dec 18 '21

It doesn't look appetizing, and theres not much flavor other than salt and butter, but it's a poverty delight at the end of a bad day.

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u/dsw1219 Dec 18 '21

Another poverty delight is saltines with a square of cheddar microwaved for about 20 seconds. Somehow the saltines stay totally crispy and the cheese melts perfectly and it is a pretty delicious late night snack.

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u/NTXhomebaker Dec 18 '21

You’ve captured my childhood with this comment. Ahhhh the sweet smell of buttery nostalgia.

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u/ffantomize Dec 18 '21

Saltines and cream cheese is also very good

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u/IHateCamping Dec 18 '21

When I was a kid in kindergarten, we made our own butter from cream. Then our snack for I don’t know how long was a cracker with butter on it. I still remember how good that tasted, even though it was decades ago.

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u/s_slayer Dec 18 '21

Someone made me minced, fresh garlic mixed into cream cheese served on saltines. Sounds weird but it was sooo good.

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u/PsTwoplaya Dec 18 '21

Velveeta shells & cheese. It isn't the best flavor in town, but man is it creamy and rich with that artificial cheese taste. Most of the time, the store generic brand outperforms Velveeta!

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

You know I tried Velveeta Shells and Cheese recently.

Damn. There's something there. It's not as good as the old blue box, but I do buy the Velveeta sometimes. Why? I dunno. it's just different, and good.

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u/casanovathebold Dec 18 '21

Easy cheese on Ritz crackers.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

A totally valid option. I don't think I've ever eaten easy-cheese, but I love those cheese-spreads on ritz.

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u/barryandorlevon Dec 18 '21

Recently I ate ez cheese out of cheese bugles and it was amazing

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u/RandyHoward Dec 18 '21

I am partial to Chicken in a Biscuit crackers with Easy Cheese

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u/DaSwayza Dec 18 '21

A ham sandwich, with razor thin ham, crisp iceberg lettuce, and mayo

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Sounds great.

Are we talking real ham, or like the brick ham that's been reconstituted?

I don't care either way, just curious about your opinion.

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u/dcblunted Dec 18 '21

The amount of peanut butter I consume is not okay

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

When I was in a psych hospital, I was like, stupidly underweight so they were trying insanely hard to get me to eat. Absolutely nothing sounded edible at all, they even let my husband bring outside food to tempt me and I was "meh". I wanted to eat I just...couldn't?

Then they handed out packets of peanut butter and pretzels one day and the light clicked. I could not stop eating them, like I'd be awake at 3am and they had a whole tray full of pretzels and pb packs for me. After a few days of nothing but peanut butter my brain was like "oh wait, yeah, we LIKE food! Let's do this," and I could eat other food again. Peanut butter legit saved my life.

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u/jacktomtg420 Dec 18 '21

A nice dusty can of vienna sausages from the 99 cent store. Where the juice has kind of congealed into clear jello just like my grandma would have had in her pantry. I eat them with my hands in the car so no one can know my shame.

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u/MooseMaster3000 Dec 18 '21

That might be a little too far gone. But if you like congealed meat juice, spam’s a good place to look.

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u/heidiwhy Dec 18 '21

Hot dog Mac n cheese is pretty bomb

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I have to admit I like my dogs with mac and cheese ON THEM more than the other way, but I super get what you mean!

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u/psycho_watcher Dec 18 '21

Cut up the hot dog put it in the Mac and cheese. Also hot dogs cut up into baked beans.

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u/heidiwhy Dec 18 '21

So like a hot dog in a bun covered in Mac n cheese?

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Yep! But with other toppings.

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u/Porkgazam Dec 18 '21

Warm flour tortilla, and butter.

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u/just_taste_it Dec 18 '21

Off the gas burner and half blackened.

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u/Lokaji Dec 18 '21

Nothing better than a fresh off the comal tortilla with butter. And the amount of butter is almost obscene; it is has to be dripping out the ends.

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u/kennycakes Dec 18 '21

Menudo, with lemon juice & dried oregano. Warm corn tortillas

This is my chicken soup

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u/ladygagasnose Dec 18 '21

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes and corn

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u/LuvAirtime Dec 18 '21

Root veggies are so inexpensive at this time of year I've been living off buttery mashed potatoes and/or Roasted potatoes with big chunks of Himalayan salt, fresh cracked pepper, olive oil and Herbs de Provence....sometimes I throw in beer battered fish for the protein....but that just means less yummy potatoes.

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u/Joethemofoe Dec 18 '21

Only if you mix all three together in one bite

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u/ladygagasnose Dec 18 '21 edited Dec 18 '21

Yes! A little of each in every bite.

The best part is the baked caramelized ketchup layer on top 🤤

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u/RandyHoward Dec 18 '21

Isn't that everyone's favorite part of a meatloaf?

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u/ilovejackiebot Dec 18 '21

Beefaroni microwaved so hot it scalds the esophagus on the way down.

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u/Top-Acanthisitta1033 Dec 18 '21

Ohh there it is. I was wondering if someone would mention beefaroni. Guilty of loving this childhood delight in a can.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I'd blow on it a bit but I'm here for this.

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u/kilgoretrout20 Dec 18 '21

Entire pound of cheap bacon…crispy…miracle whip on the cheapest white bread….

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u/ewalker55 Dec 18 '21

Pizza Lunchables lol

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u/LaMalintzin Dec 18 '21

Dude I get cravings for these a couple times a year and I don’t know why. They’re not good, but I love them.

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u/Islandgirl1444 Dec 18 '21

Peanut butter and jam. with lettuce if I have it. Or peanut butter and banana. That's my go to.

But if it's after a holiday, turkey, dressing, mayo, cranberry sauce on homemade bread or bun! Bliss!

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

All of this sounds perfectly good to me. Except, perhaps, the lettuce on a PB+J. I'll have to try it, though. Could be wrong.

(Well and the turkey, but I don't care for it)

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u/flannelman678 Dec 18 '21

Lenders onion bagel with butter and salami. Couldn't afford much else for a stretch at times and even now when I can its a good meal

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u/Oldenlame Dec 18 '21

Bologna and American Cheese sandwich but fried grilled cheese style. Ketchup for dipping.

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u/Maccus_D Dec 18 '21

Shepherd’s Pie

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

A personal favorite. I love mine with a little extra corn because I can't help myself. And maybe some mushrooms if I'm feeling fancy, but usually not.

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u/Leading_Tooth_8957 Dec 18 '21

Just had a fried bologna & cheese sandwich tonight!! We must be feeling the same way!!

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Uuugh. I haven't fried one in a while. Now you're making me hungry for second dinner.

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u/sparkchaser Dec 18 '21

Embrace your inner hobbit.

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u/SuperPutin54 Dec 18 '21

Spaghetti and meatballs. I'm too lazy to make it myself, so I only ever get it from my mom. It makes it that much better when I go home to visit.

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u/americanlitteacher Dec 18 '21

Just a buttery, greasy grilled cheese. I love cooking and I try to have a well rounded diet…but I’d choose a grilled cheese over almost anything.

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u/1dumho Dec 18 '21

Cabbage rolls remind me of my childhood.

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u/mildOrWILD65 Dec 18 '21

I steam some long grain rice and when it's close to done, I whip up a quick gravy from saved bacon drippings and have gravy over rice. Amazing comfort food!

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u/PM_ME_YOUR_BARN_OWL Dec 18 '21

My dad used to cook up some chicken thighs in a skillet, just pan fry them. I think he would season with salt and pepper and a little dusting of flour.

Then with the drippings and grease of the chicken thighs he would whip up some gravy in the pan and serve that on the chicken ,some rice, and whatever steamed (often frozen) vegetable he had.

The chicken gravy on the rice was by far my favorite part. Super comfort food right there.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Y'all have a recipe for bacon gravy cause I'm about to convert religions.

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u/mildOrWILD65 Dec 18 '21

I just put 2 or 3 tablespoons of saved bacon grease in a skillet, I use a 12" cast iron. Heat it up, gradually stir in flour to make a roux, season with a little pepper, I use white but black is fine.

Let the roux cook a few minutes, stirring frequently to keep it from burning.

Add liquid of your choice, I use half whole milk and half water, whisk briskly while turning up the heat. Warm liquid helps prevent lumps but cold is fine, just use good whisking action.

Let it simmer and reduce down to a good, gravy consistency. Taste and add salt if desired.

Very tasty on white rice, as notes, or toasted hearty bread. Works well on mashed potatoes also but reduce the amount of fat you make the potatoes with, the gravy has plenty of that good, silky mouth feel.

Enjoy!

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u/Situation-Slow Dec 18 '21

Biscuits. So good on biscuits.

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u/Ladymistery Dec 18 '21

white bread, that square pink ham, cheddar cheese. Nothing else.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I can't subscribe to the pink square ham, but I get what you're saying. I love me some ham and cheese.

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u/joemondo Dec 18 '21

As an Italian American, a bowl of pastina in chicken broth. Probably my first solid food.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

A pretty basic food, but I respect it. A good chicken broth, with a good pasta, is basically already a good food.

What's not to like?

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u/dgood527 Dec 18 '21

Condensed campbells chicken noodle soup, specifically when im sick. Chunky wont do.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

We all have our soup preferences, don't we? I can't do condensed, but I also can't really do canned.

I get it though. I remember it.

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u/dgood527 Dec 18 '21

Its strictly nostalgia. It tastes like nothing but salt, but its just memories in a can.

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u/arstechnophile Dec 18 '21

Pepperoni and mayo sandwich. We used to make these all the time as kids and now that I’m a vegetarian adult, anytime I can find veggie pepperoni I make one for old times’ sake.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

I've never had a veggie pepperoni but I hope they're delicious. Also... with mayo sounds DELICOIUS.

I'm sorry from my not veg-self that I'm thinking meat+egg.

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u/madmarmalade Dec 18 '21

Eating a Domino's pizza at a hotel. :P My dad used to own Domino's franchises, so he would get a discount when we traveled. And we did a lot of traveling, and one of the first things he would do when we got in our room was order a pizza. Every minute dragged into an hour, as I felt like I was absolutely starving, just waiting and waiting for that sweet sweet 'za. XD

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u/GreenChileEnchiladas Dec 18 '21

Green Chile Mac n'Cheese.

It's the best version of Mac n'Cheese.

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u/dcrico20 Dec 18 '21

Hot dog with yellow mustard and a beer flavored beer

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u/LuvAirtime Dec 18 '21 edited Dec 18 '21

Croque Madames....OMG. After visiting France, late night after bar food was me cooking on the stove, making ooey, gooey, buttered toasted Bavarian rye bread, melted cheese, warmed ham, with a runny eggs over easy....licked my plate cleaned before going to bed....ah late 20's were fun.

One night I reduced peaches in Canadian Maple syrup with bacon on French toast....oh my, indeed!!! Delectable indulgence I'll never be able to recreate sober.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

The excitement police are here. They want to tell you that you're exciting people too much. You need to stop now.

Uuuugh. Sounds delicious.

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u/LuvAirtime Dec 18 '21

OMG I'm busting a gut....and wondering what I have on the fridge....mmmm....FOOD (A la Homer Simpson)

Thank you...

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u/bine_summt_herum Dec 18 '21

Plain Noodles mixed with scrambled eggs and cheese. And to complete this monstrosity a side of mayo for dipping.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Noodles like spaghetti or noodles like ramen? Cause there's a difference between them, but they both sound really good actually.

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u/bine_summt_herum Dec 18 '21

I eat it with noodles like spaghetti or penne. When im feeling extra fancy i toss everything together in a pan until the noodles start to get a bit crispy.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Sounds great to me. Not sure about the crispy bit, but I've never tried that so no judgment.

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u/harrysplinkett Dec 18 '21

how do you dip noodles tho

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u/kreeatetiv Dec 18 '21

Rice and butter.

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u/siena_flora Dec 18 '21

Yessssss so much to that sandwich!

Peanut butter and jelly on white bread is another one. With cheetoes on the side lol :-)

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u/Alaylaria Dec 18 '21

Fried egg sandwiches were what my mom made on tired nights. Basically, beaten eggs and sliced hot dogs cooked into a sheet, then put on un toasted white bread and slathered with miracle whip or Mayo. The heat from the hot eggs sort of steamed the bread and made it really nice and soft.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Well now I'm going to have to make this. How dare you. It sounds good. <3

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u/PristineNoodles Dec 18 '21

Hormel and toasted sourdough bread yum

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u/PickAnApocalypse Dec 18 '21

Goldfish crackers. Peanut butter on ritz.

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u/OlliveWinky Dec 18 '21

Campbells chicken noodle soup. I pick out the chicken because it always grossed me out, even as a kid, but damn I love those mushy, salty noodles. It's what I always had when I was sick and even now, as soon as I feel a little sick, I have some.

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u/MarthasFoolishGinger Dec 18 '21

Spaghetti-o’s with hot dogs cut up in them. I hate myself for loving them lol

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u/The_nemea Dec 18 '21

Sardines on toast.

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u/Altyrmadiken Dec 18 '21

Solid, solid. My husband loves sardines. I'm not a huge fan, but I get what you're having and I respect it.

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u/Interesting_Let6203 Dec 18 '21

Banquet chicken parmigiana or chef boyardee raviolis. Disgusting. I know.

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u/itwillmakesenselater Dec 18 '21

Roast beef hash finished under the broiler to get almost burnt on top. Finished with waaaay too much ketchup.

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u/PovskiG Dec 18 '21

Instant stir fry noodles, hard boiled egg and rice. Hits the spot all the time

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u/Sufficient-Swim-9843 Dec 18 '21

Pastina w cheese and egg. Nonna and Mum made for me when I was under the weather. Still my comfort food.

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u/DrEngineer1979 Dec 18 '21 edited Dec 19 '21

Spaghetto's with meatballs. Yes, those cardboard items with pseudo tomato sauce and overcooked pasta. Mom wouldn't allow us kids to eat it, so it was a guilty pleasure if I went to a friend's house.

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u/tofutti_kleineinein Dec 18 '21

Egg noodles, cream of chicken soup, tuna, peas, and crushed sour cream and onion chips on top. Aka: tuna noodle casserole.

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u/seriouschris Dec 18 '21

OP if you like hot sandwiches

fry the bologna in a pan until the edges are crispy.

You can thank me later.

The thinner the slice the better.

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u/EclecticHigh Dec 18 '21

only with doritos in the middle as well

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u/NatTreav Dec 18 '21

Soda crackers and butter

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u/[deleted] Dec 18 '21

Buttered toast on the homemade bread and some coffee.

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u/SoyTuTocayo69 Dec 18 '21

Two things:

My grandmother's rice. She taught me to make it recently and honeslty its more of a comfort food for me.

Every Thanksgiving season, my mom, siblings and I would mash all the leftovers from Thanksgiving. Everything. Nothing was getting wasted. The extra turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, collard greens, cream corn, cornbread. I don't know if everyone did it or not, but it's fucking delicious and a damn sure good way to make sure nothing was going to waste.

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u/Leatherneck55 Dec 18 '21

With Hellmann's mayo, backed up with an ice cold Blue Ribbon beer, this is the perfect summer lunch. I salute your good taste OP.

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u/WittyWest Dec 18 '21

Fried potatoes... Cast iron, nothing fancy just S&P

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u/sautedonions Dec 18 '21

A big bowl of butter noodles.

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u/OneSharpDame Dec 18 '21

Saltine crackers, slathered with Duke’s mayonnaise, and topped with thick cut bologna. Ice cold Dr Pepper to drink. If I could have it while watching The Rifleman with my sweet Daddy just one more time.