Comfort food [cum-fort fud] : simple, home-style food that brings comforting thoughts of home or childhood; food that is enjoyable to eat and makes the eater feel better emotionally. Often, comfort food provides a nostalgic or sentimental feeling to the person eating it, however strong connections tie in with consumption of comfort foods and feelings of guilt.
see also: convenience foods, emotional eating
Plate of Spaghetti and Veggies
Spaghetti with meat sauce, green bean casserole, and corn on the cob
Before we indulge in a spaghetti and sides eating competition, we need the audience to come to church, prepared with sins to confess for our contest. The confessions will be anonymous, so all secrets and sins across the spectrum are welcome.