It’s not a food word, but definitely a comfort word! I wonder how to create objective criteria which would include it? I am pleased to learn that the word originally explicitly meant the two seats to right and left of the fire.
- 01.060 and Bilbo sat on a stool at the fireside,
- 09.012 by my own warm fireside with the lamp shining!’
“fireside, n.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2015. Web. 27 July 2015.