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Tag: Comfort Food

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

In the south Thanksgiving just isn’t the same without sweet potato pie. Serve with whipped cream or some butter pecan ice cream. Or maybe both!

Taco Bell Enchirito Recipe

Taco Bell Enchirito Recipe

Although I don’t eat at Taco Bell much, the Enchirito had to be my favorite menu item. Unfortunately, in my area anyway, the Enchirito has disappeared from Taco Bell menus and most of the restaurants don’t make it anymore. Fear not. I have a simple copycat […]

Fried Chicken Buttermilk Brine Recipe

Fried Chicken Buttermilk Brine Recipe

Fried chicken is a staple of the southern cooks’ repertoire and you have to have a good recipe to be a southern cook. Sunday afternoon meals, church potlucks, picnics and on and on I could go. I’m sure there are more fried chicken recipes out there than […]

Meatloaf Patties Recipe

Meatloaf Patties Recipe

I’m a meat and potatoes kinda guy and this meal will definitely scratch that itch. Big, meaty meatloaf patties covered in a thick brown gravy with mushrooms, onions and peppers. To top it all off, pile it on a big heap of my Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes […]

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Chicken Noodle Soup that makes you feel good deep down inside. This Chicken Noodle Soup recipe uses a rotisserie chicken to cut down on the amount of work you have to do.   PRODUCTS TO HELP COOK YOUR CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP RECIPE    

White Wine Coq Au Vin Chicken Thighs Recipe

White Wine Coq Au Vin Chicken Thighs Recipe

Coq Au Vin is definitely some serious comfort food. A French dish traditionally cooked with a whole rooster and Burgundy wine. In this recipe, I use chicken thighs and white wine (Coq Au Vin Blanc).

Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Shrimp Pasta Recipe

This Shrimp Pasta recipe definitely falls in the comfort food category. It reminds me of summer but is just as good in the winter. Surely a plate of this pasta would brighten a gloomy winter day.

Green Chile Chicken

Green Chile Chicken

Not to be confused with “White Chicken Chili”, Green Chile Chicken is one of the few casseroles I will eat. Tuna casserole as a child has biased me against most casseroles to this day. For those of you with a heat sensitive palette, don’t worry. It’s not […]

Chili with Beans

Chili with Beans

Well, it’s about that time of year to start thinking about cold weather comfort food. My two favorites are Chili and Gumbo although I eat them both year around. This recipe will be the first of several types I cook over the next few months. […]

Carne Guisada Recipe

Carne Guisada Recipe

Carne Guisada is a Tex-Mex favorite of mine for sure. I think you will find this Carne Guisada recipe about as simple as they come. One of the things I probably miss the most about not living in Texas is not being able to just jump […]

Garlic Beef Recipe

Garlic Beef Recipe

This is a delicious Garlic Beef recipe peppered with mushrooms, onions and peppers and is really easy to make. The level of garlic can be adjusted according to your taste. Pairs great with my Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes. It’s also great over egg noodles or […]