1. COMFORT FOODWAYS SCHOLARSHIP (Selected/Pre-Covid-19)

  1. COMFORT FOODWAYS SCHOLARSHIP (Selected/Pre-Covid-19)

FOLKLORE SCHOLARSHIP RELATED TO COMFORT FOODWAYS

Jones, Michael Owen and Lucy M. Long. Introduction. In Comfort Food Meanings and Memories, edited by Michael Owen Jones. University of Mississippi Press, 2017, pp. 3-16. (See below.)

Jones, Michael Owen and Lucy M. Long. Comfort Food Meanings and Meals, with Michael Jones. University of Mississippi Press, 2017.

Jones, Michael Owen. “Stressed” Spelled Backwards is “Desserts”: Self-Medicating Moods with Foods.” In Comfort Food Meanings and Memories, edited by Michael Owen Jones. University of Mississippi Press, 2017, pp. 17-41.

Jones, Michael Owen. Food Choice, Symbolism, and Identity: Bread and Butter Issues for Folkloristics and Nutrition Studies (American Folklore Society Presidential Address, October 2005). Journal of American Folklore, Volume 120, Number 476, Spring 2007, pp. 129-177

Long, Lucy M. Comfort Food in Culinary Tourism: Negotiating “Home” as Exotic and Familiar. Comfort Food Meanings and Memories, edited by M.O. Jones and L. M. Long. University of Mississippi Press, 2017, pp. 126-149.

Long, Lucy M. Food and Folklore: A Reader, Bloomsbury Press, 2015.

Long, Lucy M. Foodways: Using Food to Teach Folklore Theories and Methods,” Digest Vol.19/1999 (2005): 32-36.

Long, Lucy M. Learning to Listen to the Food Voice: Recipes as Expressions of Identity and Carriers of Memory. Food, Culture, and Society 7/1 (Spring 2004): 118-122.

 

Comfort Food Meanings and Memories , Edited by Michael Owen Jones and Lucy M. Long.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction.   Lucy M. Long and Michael Owen Jones

  1. “Stressed” Spelled Backwards is “Desserts”: Self-Medicating Moods with Foods.

Michael Owen Jones

  1. From Whim Whams to Spotted Dick: “Pudding, [England’s] Universal Dish.”

Rachelle H Saltzman

  1. Even Presidents Need Comfort Food: Tradition, Food, and Politics at the Valois Cafeteria.

Susan Eleuterio with Barbara Banks, Phillis Humphries, and Charlene Smith

  1. Going for Doughboys in Little Rhody: Class, Place, and Nostalgia. Alicia Kristen
  2. Hungry for My Past: Kitchen Comfort with Fried Bread and Eggs. Jillian Gould
  3. Villi as a Finnish American Comfort Food: The Long and Short of It.

Yvonne R. Lockwood and William G. Lockwood

  1. Comfort Food in Culinary Tourism: Negotiating “Home” as Exotic and Familiar.

Lucy M. Long

  1. “Newfie Steak”: Boloney as Tradition and Play in Newfoundland. Diane Tye
  2. “I Know You Got Soul”: Traditionalizing a Contested Cuisine. Sheila Bock
  3. Comfort (and Discomfort) Food: Social Surrogacy and Embodied Memory

in Real and Reel Life.   LuAnne Roth

  1. Haunted Tongues and Hollow Comforts: Examples of Culinary Conscience in Indonesian Fiction. Annie Tucker

ALSO See:

Locher, Julie L. “Comfort Food.” In Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. S. Katz. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002.

Locher, Julie L., William C. Yoels, Donna Maurer, and Jillian Van Ells. “Comfort Foods: An Exploratory Journey into the Social and Emotional Significance of Food.” Food & Foodways 13 (2005): 273-297.

A podcast on comfort food featuring project director Lucy Long can be found at:

Heritage Radio Networkhttps://heritageradionetwork.org

A Taste of the Past: Episode 350–Comfort Food

Hosted by Linda Pellacio; interview with Lucy Long, April 25, 2020

(https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/comfort-food/)

 

 

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SOCIAL SCIENCE/NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP—COMFORT FOOD

 

Dallman, Mary F., Norman C. Pecoraro, and Susanne E. la Fleur.  “Chronic Stress and Comfort Foods:  Self-Medication and Abdominal Obesity.” Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 19(2005): 275-80.

Dallman, Mary F., Susan F. Akana, Susanne E. la Fleur, Francisca Gomez, Hani Houshyar, M. E. Bell, Seema Bhatnagar, Kevin D. Laugero, and Sotara Manalo. “Chronic Stress and Obesity: A New View of ‘Comfort Food.’” Publications of the National Academy of Sciences 100 (2003): 11696–11701.

Dubé, Laurette, Jordan L. LeBel, and Ji Lu. “Affect Asymmetry and Comfort Food Consumption.” Physiology & Behavior 86 (2005): 559–567.

Hall, Carl T. “‘Comfort Food’ Research Finds Medicinal Effect / High-Fat Fare Helps Rats in Dealing with High Stress Levels.” Accessed August 26, 2013. http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Comfort-food-research-finds-medicinal-effect-2573565.php. 2003.

Japhe, Brad. “Japanese Comfort Food at Del Rey Kitchen from Satoru Yokomori and Michael Yee.” L.A. Weekly, November 10, 2014. Accessed November 11, 2014. http://m.laweekly.com/squidink/2014/11/10/japanese-comfort-food-at-del-rey-kitchen-from-satoru-yokomori-and-michael-yee.

Kandiah, Jayanthi, Melissa Yake, James Jones, and Michaela Meyer. “Stress Influences Appetite and Comfort Food Preferences in College Women.” Nutrition Research 26 (2006): 118–123.

Locher, Julie L. “Comfort Food.” In Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. S. Katz. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002.

Locher, Julie L., William C. Yoels, Donna Maurer, and Jillian Van Ells. “Comfort Foods: An Exploratory Journey into the Social and Emotional Significance of Food.” Food & Foodways 13 (2005): 273-297.

Ong, L.S., H. IJzerman, A.K. Leung. “Is Comfort Food Really Good for the Soul?: A Replication of Troisi and Gabriel’s (2011) Study 2,” Frontiers in Psychology 6 (2015):314. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Stein, Karen. “Comfort Foods: Bringing Back Old Favorites.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108:3 (March 2008): 412, 414. Accessed  May 15, 2015, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002822308000692

Tomiyama, A. Janet, Mary F. Dallman, and Elissa S. Epel. “Comfort Food Is Comforting to Those Most Stressed: Evidence of the Chronic Stress Response Network in High Stress Woman.” Psychoneuroendocrinology 36 (2011): 1513-1519.

Troisi, Jordan D. and Shira Gabriel.  “Chicken Soup Really Is Good for the Soul:  ‘Comfort Food’ Fulfills the Need to Belong.” Psychological Science 22(2011): 747-753.

Troisi, Jordan D., S. Gabriel, J.L. Derrick JL, and A. Geisler. “Threatened Belonging and Preference for Comfort Food among the Securely Attached.” Appetite. 2015 Jul 1;90:58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.02.029. Epub 2015 Feb 26.

Wagner, Heather Scherschel, Britt Ahlstrom, Joseph P. Redden, Zata Vickers, Traci Mann. “The Myth of Comfort Food.” Health Psychology, 33:12 (December 2014): 1552-1557. Accessed May 15, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/hea0000068.

Wansink, Brian and Cynthia Sangerman. “Engineering Comfort Foods.” American Demographic, July 2000: 66-67.

Wansink, Brian, Matthew M. Cheney, and Nina Chan. “Exploring Comfort Food Preferences across Age and Gender.”  Physiology and Behavior 79(2003): 739-47.

Wood, Paulette and Barbra D. Vogen. “Feeding the Anorectic Client: Comfort Foods and Happy Hour.” Geriatric Nursing 19 (1998): 192-194.

 

POPULAR MEDIA REFERENCES ON COMFORT FOOD (Pre-Covd-19)

Brothers, Joyce. “Psychological Problems Play a Part in Obesity.” The Des Moines Register, Sunday, November 6, 1966, 4, accessed February 2, 2015.  http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/1131300/.

Better Homes and Gardens Comfort Food. Des Moines, IA: Meredith, 1992.

Japhe, Brad. “Japanese Comfort Food at Del Rey Kitchen from Satoru Yokomori and Michael Yee.” L.A. Weekly, November 10, 2014. Accessed November 11, 2014. http://m.laweekly.com/squidink/2014/11/10/japanese-comfort-food-at-del-rey-kitchen-from-satoru-yokomori-and-michael-yee.

Lukovitz, Karlene. “Does Meaning of ‘Comfort Foods’ Vary by Age?” July 31, 2009. Accessed February 22, 2013. http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/110781/does-meaning-of-comfort-foods-vary-by-age.html#axzz2Leodj8ws

Oxford English Dictionary. “Comfort Food.” Accessed February 19, 2013. oed.com/view/Entry/36890?redirectedFrom=comfort+food#eid8985487.

Richman, Phyllis. “She May Not Have Coined the Term, But She’s an Expert Nonetheless.” Washington Post, December 16, 2013. Accessed February 2, 2015. http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/comfort-food-she-may-not-have-coined-the-term-but-shes-an-expert-nonetheless/2013/12/16/eb32c150-61c5-11e3-8beb-3f9a9942850f_story.html.

Richman, Phyllis. Washington Post, December 25, 1977.

Romm, Cari. “Why Comfort Food Comforts: A New Study Looks at the Intersection of Taste, Nostalgia, and Loneliness.”The Atlantic, April 3, 2015. Accessed May 15, 2015. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/04/why-comfort-food-comforts/389613/.

Slotkin, Daniel E. “What’s Your Comfort Food?” New York Times, May 25, 2012. Accessed August 11, 2013. http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/25/whats-your-comfort-food/?_r=1&apage=2#comments

Style, Sue. “Toad in the Hole Is Uniquely British Comfort Food.” Zester Daily. January 27, 2015. Accessed February 6, 2015. http://zesterdaily.com/world/toad-hole-uniquely-british-comfort-food/.

The Associated Press. “Nation Turns to Comfort Food.” ABC News, November 7, 2006. Accessed February 20, 2013. http://abcnews.go.com/US/story?id=92217&page=1.

Thorn, Bret. “Seeking Comfort, Diners Indulge in Feel-Good Fare.” Nation’s Restaurant News 35 (2001): 32.

Tierney, John. “Comfort Food, for Monkeys.” New York Times, May 20, 2008. Accessed February 9, 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/20/science/20tier.html.

Torres, Nora Gomez. “Cubans Finding Comfort, Nostalgia in Russian Products. Miami Herald, Nov. 14, 2014. Accessed February 10, 2014. www.miamiherald.com/news/. . ./article3936801.html.

Wikipedia. “Comfort Food.” accessed 3/23/13. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comfort_food

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