Recipe Index: Comfort Food
Chicken Fried Steak
Classic chicken fried steak, steak cutlets, pounded thin, breaded, fried, and served with country gravy.
Classic Chicken Parm recipe with breaded chicken breasts, swimming in tomato sauce, topped with basil, and Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
Chicken Pot Pie
Classic chicken pot pie recipe from Marshall Field's. Chicken, celery, onion, carrots, peas, parsley, and thyme baked in a large ramekin lined and topped with pie crust.
Chorizo Mac and Cheese
Baked macaroni with a sauce of cheddar and pepper jack cheese and Mexican chorizo.
Cinnamon toast! Sliced bread, toasted, buttered, and sprinkled with a mix of cinnamon and sugar.
Civil War Macaroni and Cheese
Easy mac cheese recipe based on an authentic American Civil War era recipe for maccaroni cheese.
Classic English Toad-in-the-Hole
The English classic Toad-in-the-Hole—sausage links baked in a Yorkshire pudding like flour egg batter.
Traditional meatloaf recipe with the delicious twist of using Italian pork sausage in addition to ground beef. Also includes onion, celery, garlic, egg, parsley, and bread crumbs.
Corned Beef and Cabbage
Corned beef and cabbage prepared two ways, one baked with cloves and sweet hot honey mustard, the other boiled in spiced water.
Slow-cooked cowboy beans with pinto beans, ham hocks, barbecue sauce, and coffee. Great accompaniment to a summer barbecue.
Crispy Hash Browns
Crispy hash browns recipe. Method for making perfectly browned and crispy hash brown potatoes.
Dad’s Stuffed Bell Peppers
Bell peppers stuffed with a mixture of ground beef, rice, onions, tomatoes, and spices. Classic American stuffed bell peppers recipe.
Easy Shepherd’s Pie
American favorite shepherd's pie recipe, casserole with ground beef, vegetables such as carrots, corn, and peas, topped with mashed potatoes.
A classic Italian baked eggplant Parmesan casserole with breaded eggplant slices layered with Mozzarella, Parmesan, basil, and tomato sauce.
Fancy Hot Dogs
Hot dog slices sautéed in butter with onions, with a sour cream sauce. Served with pasta.
Two approaches for fettuccine Alfredo, a traditional Italian version with butter and Parmesan, and a more modern version with cream and nutmeg.
Green Chile Mac and Cheese
Oven baked macaroni and cheese casserole with roasted green chiles and corn.
Grilled Polish Sausage
Grilled polish sausage with sauerkraut and onions, simmered in beer, spiced with caraway seeds.
Grits with Corn and Onion Greens
Savory grits with extra corn and green onion greens, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Ham, Potato and Leek Soup
Warm, creamy, filling soup with russet potatoes, fresh leeks, and chopped ham.