Recipe Index: Comfort Food
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.
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.
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.
Hamburger and Macaroni
American comfort classic hamburger and macaroni recipe. Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.
Classic Italian-American style meatballs, huge, pillowy soft and loaded with herbs and cheese, mixed with ground beef and pork, served with a traditional tomato sauce.
A Kentucky Derby favorite, Kentucky Burgoo stew, with pork, beef chuck, and chicken for meat, and corn, carrots, onion, celery, and lima beans.
Classic lasagna recipe with ground beef, onion, Mozzarella, Ricotta, and Parmesan cheeses, tomato sauce and lasagna noodles.
Traditional Lasagna Bolognese. Layers of flat lasagna noodles baked with alternating layers of slow-cooked Bolognese sauce, bechamel, and Parmesan cheese.
Lentils and Ham
Lentils cooked in a rich broth made from leftover ham and served with slices of that same leftover ham.
Linguini with Clam Sauce
Classic Italian-American linguini with clam sauce with fresh and canned clams, tomatoes and a little fennel and anise-flavored liqueur.