Recipe Index: Comfort Food
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 and Potato Soup
Hearty Ham and Potato Soup, with ham shank or leftover ham bone and russet potatoes. Perfect for chilly weather!
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! Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.
Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
BEST homemade chicken noodle soup! Made from scratch, light and nourishing. All the goodness from the chicken in one pot of soup.
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.
Linguine with Clam Sauce
Classic Italian-American linguine with clam sauce with fresh and canned clams, tomatoes and fennel
Maple-Glazed Yams with Pecan Topping
Sliced, baked sweet potato yam recipe, with maple syrup, brown sugar, and pecans.
Minestrone soup with cannellini beans, chicken stock, cabbage, potato, zucchini, carrots, plum tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
Mom’s Stuffed Bell Peppers
Perfect comfort food! Bell peppers stuffed with ground beef, rice, and herbs, and baked in the oven.
Mom’s Turkey Soup
Classic turkey soup recipe. Every Thanksgiving my mother takes what's left of the turkey carcass and makes a delicious soup with the leftover turkey that we enjoy for days.
New England Boiled Dinner
New England boiled dinner, a one pot dish consisting of corned beef or plain brisket, cabbage, carrots and potatoes.
Onion Potato Gratin
Onion potato gratin with sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, baked with onions, with heavy cream and Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses.