But once the first wave of despair lifts, and I'm able to think about food again, I indulge in my favorite - often made-up - concoctions. I actually only eat the following five recipes for weeks because of the intense comfort they bring. Eventually I start eating other things again, but these have always been my go-to recipes that, for one reason or another, manage to at least numb the pain inside. Maybe they'll numb your pain too. Or maybe you'll just find them yummy. Either way, here they are, with detailed directions!
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Written by Amanda Chatel for YourTango.com.
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