6. Pigs in a Blanket
Full-size as an entrée or miniature-sized as appetizers, pigs in a blanket are party buffet favorites. This treat is made by wrapping a hot dog in a triangle of crescent dough and baking it in the oven. The crescent dough plumps up and turn golden brown, enveloping the hot dog and ensuring every bite contains salty meat and crispy, warm bread. Cheese can be wrapped up with the hot dog for an added taste treat.
5. Rice Pudding
This creamy dessert is made from milk, rice, and sugar with a dash of cinnamon on top. This simple dessert may be making a comeback, as New York City now has a restaurant called Rice to Riches dedicated to rice pudding. The menu at this restaurant reads like the menu at a trendy ice cream parlor, with flavors like Butterscotch Boulevard, Chocolate Chip Flirt, and Hazelnut Chocolate Bear Hug.
4. Tapioca Pudding
Pudding seems to be a strong favorite among comfort foods, with creamy goodness that evokes memories of childhood. Tapioca pudding is pudding with a twist, as pearls of tapioca provide texture to this creamy dessert. Nowadays, you are more likely to find these starchy pearls at the bottom of your glass of bubble tea.