What foods taste better as leftovers then they did when first cooked fresh?

I fancy myself as a bit of an amateur “foodie” and I love having this discussion with you.

Here is only my partial list of seven (7) foods that taste better the next day, as follows:

Stews
Meatloaf
Soups
Chili
Stuffing
Lasagna
Bread Pudding

During the many challenges presented by our Coronavirus pandemic, let’s have some fun together.

Let me know your list on the Cat Country Facebook page.

PS: There is technical reason why this is actually true. I now risk spoiling the simplicity and joy of this post; but, I feel obligated to share it with you.

There are structures that bind together during cooking. This takes place during the heating and agitation during cooking process. When they relax, the flavor gets better and richer, as the ingredients incorporate together.

And, with the foods that I have selected, the texture is also improved. Texture is very important to me.

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