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Tag: Comfort Food

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and grits are a classic southern comfort food. This is a fairly easy recipe to make that also doesn’t take very long to prepare. Probably the hardest part is not coming out with lumpy grits and that really isn’t that difficult either. There are…

Carne Asada Recipe

Carne Asada Recipe

Carne asada and steak fajitas. Aren’t they the same thing? Both are typically made from skirt steak or flank steak, although I have seen ribeye and other cuts such as hanger, and sirloin used as well. I’ve had both on flour tortillas and warm soft…

Surf and Turf Ramen Recipe

Surf and Turf Ramen Recipe

There was a time, long ago, that ramen noodles were a regular part of my diet. I’m pretty sure that I am not alone in that regard. When my daughter was little, these were a go-to meal for her. She would pop the noodles in…

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     Chicken Noodle Soup…

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).


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