Cold Comforts: Cinnamon Buns

The weather grows ever colder.  Comfort food is the order of the day.  It’s a natural desire, really, instinct, even, to want rich, filling foods.  As the Starks are known to declare, winter is coming and that means cinnamon buns.  I may have added the last bit myself.  Our culture is waging something of a war on calories and around this time the calories seem to be winning.  Many people blame the holidays, but I personally think that feasting is not the cause of this but a symptom of the season.  As the weather turns our bodies tell us to pack on a few extra pounds for survival purposes.  This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, so long as it isn’t taken to extremes. Continue reading