12 cooking projects to distract yourself from tomorrow's election

I am spent after this American election cycle, so much that I find the prospect of sitting through tomorrow's actual election tautologically exhausting. The tension I've so willfully abstracted for these past few months will be distilled in one night's action. I fear that if I do watch, I'll make a meal out of my nails.

Don't do this! If you can't bear to watch tomorrow's election, I understand. You need a distraction. I've got one, baby. I demand you make these labor-intensive, labyrinthine dishes instead. You'll fall into a deep slumber afterward, induced both by the volume of food you've consumed and the energy you've exerted to create it. Perhaps you'll sleep through the next four years.

12 cooking projects to distract yourself from tomorrow's election
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