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9 Comfort Food Recipes For Staying Indoors


Rainy days suck, but it's nothing a plate of comfort food can't fix while we wait it out. These recipes can be made in bulk or last minute just in case the weather stays too rough to go the grocery store. 

1. Smoked Gouda and Sharp Cheddar Mac and Cheese

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'The king of comfort foods. I wouldn't mind eating this everyday without a flood warning. Get the recipe at

2. Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons
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A home classic for sure that will keep you warm from the rain. Dipping is so last season anyway. Get the recipe at

3. Dr Pepper Chili Dogs

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Dr Pepper isn't my usual secret ingredient, but 23 flavors do go a long way. Also a bonus is that cooked beef can last up to 3-5 days in refrigeration and opened hot dogs can last up to a week. Get the recipe at

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