Double Secret Hangover Cure

The holiday season is upon us. How well are you prepared? Oh, we're not talking about stocking stuffers, travel tips, Christmas sweaters, and place settings. Let's take a minute to consider the oft-overlooked holiday thorn: the hangover.

Holidays are for hugs, happiness, and that low-down dirty shame that follows a long night of sucking down free cocktails next to previously unknown co-workers at the gossip-laden office bash. Yes, hangovers are a way of life for many revelers, yet we rarely think ahead. Will we never learn? Well, friends, gird your denial: This year, we're here to help.

After a long night of bourbon and eggnog, most folks like to settle the stomach with a juicy burger, and with these folks we cannot disagree. Hamburgers are nature's own cure -- as long as they come with a fountain Coke on the side -- but for the days you just can't make it out of the house, try our own home remedy: Spicy Rice with Egg. The road to recovery is paved with just five ingredients, and you likely have them on hand. Here's how it works.

Spicy Rice with Egg

  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • Once complete, add generous amounts of Sriracha, soy sauce and Tony Chachere's to taste.
  • Top with a fried or poached egg, and stir to combine.
  • Mindlessly enjoy in front of your favorite infomercial or classic 90210 rerun.
  • This dish provides the carbs, protein, salt and spice you need to conquer the beast and face the day. After all, you've only got a few more hours before it's time to re-don your drinking shoes. Onward!

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    Ruthie Johnson
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