from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Food that is simply prepared and associated with a sense of home or contentment.
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- n. Certain foods that people associate with their formative years, or with “home”; frequently simple home-cooked style food, and often the staple of diners and other informal restaurants.
- n. Food that one eats to feel comfort or alleviate stress rather than to receive nutrition.
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- n. food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing; typically food with a high sugar or carbohydrate content that is associated with childhood or with home cooking
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