Why do we crave comfort foods? Both the wave of nostalgia and the carbohydrate–sugar rush are to blame for our love of these specialties. But whether taste, place, or nostalgia is at fault, one thing is undeniable — comfort foods comfort.hearty meal and that sentimental feeling, we have just the recipes for you. From mac and cheese to apple pie to a dorm-friendly “cheeseburger,” you can cook all the creamy, cheesy food you crave, cheaply and in your dorm room.
Armed with a microwave, a slow cooker, or a hot pot, you can make your culinary aspirations come true with these easy recipes. Each of them will bring a little flavor of home to the confines of your crowded quarters.
Apple Pie Yogurt Cup
Chicken Soup Ramen
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Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.