Win or lose, these comfort foods will see you through
October 22nd, 2012
02:00 PM ET
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Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.

It’s all happening right now. The election! MLB playoffs! The heat of the NFL season! BCS rankings! You’re probably either euphoric or miserable about something out there, whether it’s your guy’s/the other guy’s masterful debate performances; your team’s outstanding pitching/ineffective hitting; your team’s/the other team’s last second field goal; the Crimson Tide...I could go on.

Instead, I’ll offer some comfort foods that swing both ways: They can put the exclamation point on your party, or divert attention from your despair after you've thrown your flat screen to the ground.

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Haute cuisine on the high seas
October 22nd, 2012
09:30 AM ET
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Editor's note: Main Sail is CNN's monthly sailing show, exploring the sport of sailing, luxury travel and the latest in design and technology.

(CNN) - Delivering five-star meals to a restaurant of hungry customers is a daunting prospect for any chef.

Now imagine having to create the same top-class dishes in a floating galley just four meters wide, with no staff or a supermarket in sight.

Such is the challenge for the superyacht chef, expected to create sumptuous meals around-the-clock for an elite clientele accustomed to the very highest level of culinary expertise.

It's a grueling vocation, catering to the unusual variety of whims of both guests and crew while also acting as the kitchen's cleaner, waiter and book keeper.

Read the full story - Life of a superyacht chef: Dream job or nautical nightmare?

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National nut day
October 22nd, 2012
09:00 AM ET
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.

In case you missed out on National Grab Some Nuts Day back in August, lucky for you, October 22 is National Nut Day.

Most nut trees grow in warm environments, and a lot of nuts are native to the Southern Hemisphere. Here are five fun nut facts from the Australian tree nut industry group, "Nuts for Life":

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Coffee klatsch
October 22nd, 2012
05:00 AM ET
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