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TAG : comfort food

Bananas Foster Lumpia Recipe

My ma brought a handful of her comfort foods with her when she moved to the States, and lumpia and banana doughnuts were my two favorites. Lumpia are crispy fried egg rolls made of rice paper that we’d stuff with cellophane noodles and ground meats — they took all day. But banana ...

Crab and Sriracha Mac ’n’ Cheese

Macaroni cheese has to be up there with my favourite comfort foods — out of the four books I have written so far, three contain a recipe for mac ’n’ cheese. I think it stems from childhood and the pasta bakes mum used to make for us — I only ever once ate the canned variety and remember ...

Cooking Techniques for Making the Best Southern Fried Chicken

Traditional Southern fried chicken is a comfort food everyone loves, but many cooks end up with disappointing results. Oftentimes the chicken looks beautiful on the outside, but it's bloody near the bones. Other times, when the cook monitors the internal temperature of the chicken, the outside ...

Funny Name, Great Flavor!

My mother frequently made a simple macaroni dish during my childhood. She called it "slumgullion," and we kids gobbled it up like there was no tomorrow.I don't know where my mom got this recipe, and unfortunately she's gone, so I went to the internet and looked to see what I could find about ...

Wonderful Pecan Sticky Buns

I’m about to do the unthinkable. I'm going to share a cherished family recipe with you. My husband says they are so good that I ought to go into business and sell them at county fairs. He thinks I can get $5 for each and I probably can, but they are a bit of work so I think I’ll just keep ...

Farm House Cheddar and Herb Buttermilk Biscuits

Who doesn't love a hot biscuit right out of the oven? Here on the farm, biscuits are a staple and always a huge hit. This is a great recipe to have on hand as the weather gets cooler. We are working outside getting the winter bird feeders set up, trying to catch the rest of the fish from the ...

Cornbread Memories

During an exceptionally long, stressful day of nursing, I developed a craving for some good ol’ Southern comfort food. Just thinking about the sweet aroma of cornbread baking in the oven gave me the strength I needed to make the drive home. With single-minded determination, I leapt out of my ...

White Chili Recipe

Gooseberry Patch Keepsake Cookbook (Oxmoor House, 2010) is an essential piece of the family kitchen. With dozens of comfort food recipes, this Southern-style collection is sure to become a treasured family heirloom. Excerpted from “Soups and Sandwiches,” this White Chili Recipe is an ...

Southern-Style Fried Chicken Recipe

Gooseberry Patch Keepsake Cookbook (Oxmoor House, 2010) is an essential piece of the family kitchen. With dozens of comfort food recipes, this Southern-style collection is sure to become a treasured family heirloom. Excerpted from “Company’s Coming,” this fried chicken recipe is sure to ...

Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

(Oxmoor House, 2010) is an essential piece of the family kitchen. With dozens of comfort food recipes, this Southern-style collection is sure to become a treasured family heirloom. Excerpted from “Blue-Ribbon Desserts,” this Peanut Butter Cake Recipe is a fantastic dessert to round out a ...

Veggie Gratin Mac ‘n Cheese Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Fresh and Fun Family RecipesVeggie Gratin Mac ‘n Cheese1 small head or bundle broccoli, trimmed into florets1 small head cauliflower or half a large head, trimmed and cut into florets1 pound whole-wheat penne pasta or macaroni2 cups reduced-fat sour cream1 tablespoon Dijon ...

Classic Recipes

Simple, hearty dishes full of flavor and good memories. That’s the meaning of comfort foods. And there’s nothing quite like sitting down to one of these classic dishes after a long day. Somehow, recipes from scratch just make everything seem better.Classic Recipes:Easy Biscuits and Gravy ...

Pepper Jack Cheesy Mac Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Score Big With Gameday RecipesPepper Jack Cheesy Mac2 cups (8 ounces) dry elbo macaroni2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Pepper Jack cheese, divided1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 to 1 cup broken tortilla chips, ...