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Tag: Comfort Food

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.

Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

When the weather turns cold there’s nothing like snuggling up to the table with a big bowl of Vegetable Beef Soup. This is an easy to make recipe that will make you feel good inside. If you are pressed for time you can throw everything…

Green Chile Chicken Casserole Recipe

Green Chile Chicken Casserole Recipe

Not to be confused with “White Chicken Chili”, Green Chile Chicken Casserole 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…

Chili with Beans Recipe

Chili with Beans Recipe

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.

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…

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Blackened Shrimp Recipe

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Blackened Shrimp Recipe

This is a great Chicken and Sausage Gumbo recipe with just the right amount of heat for the timid. Don’t worry though, you can kick the heat up to whatever level pleases you. You can customize this recipe to your taste so don’t be afraid…

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…

Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Mashed potatoes, a foundational comfort food. Just think of all the things you can do with a potato. You can bake it, fry it, roast it or boil it. You can make french fries, hash browns (diced or shredded), potato pancakes, scalloped potatoes and on…

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

I’ve always wondered why anyone would want to eat a green tomato. They’re almost as hard as a rock and they don’t taste good. I would think that fried green tomatoes wouldn’t taste any better than fried shoe soles. However, there is something magical about…