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Tag: comfort food

SAVORY IRISH BEEF STEW

SAVORY IRISH BEEF STEW

Succulent beef and bacon; tender vegetables; and a rich, hearty gravy,  savory Irish beef stew is comfort food at its best and perfect for dinner on a chilly evening. Have you ever had Irish beef stew?  Beef, beer, wine, vegetables…do I really have to go Read More..

IRISH POTATO LEEK SOUP

IRISH POTATO LEEK SOUP

This Irish potato leek soup is savory, creamy, cheesy, and so very satisfying.  Serve it with a crusty loaf of bread and a Spinach Salad With Bacon Dressing for a delicious dinner on a cool March evening – like St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re looking Read More..

SPAGHETTIOS AND MEATBALLS

SPAGHETTIOS AND MEATBALLS

This is pure comfort food in the form of a classic childhood favorite.  This recipe for Spaghettios And Meatballs is a more grownup, tastier, and sophisticated version of the food you grew up eating. When my family was young, I had a major case of Read More..

RICOTTA GNOCCHI IN EASY POMODORO SAUCE

RICOTTA GNOCCHI IN EASY POMODORO SAUCE

Craving Italian fare, but you’re favorite place is closed or you just don’t feel like going out?  This recipe for Ricotta Gnocchi In Easy Pomodoro Sauce is surprisingly easy and delicious. The ricotta cheese makes the gnocchi pillowy soft and tender and the sauce comes Read More..

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI IN SAGE BROWN BUTTER SAUCE

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI IN SAGE BROWN BUTTER SAUCE

Nothing tastes more like Autumn than a delicious bowl of homemade pumpkin ravioli in sage brown butter sauce, especially when garnished with toasted pecans and a dusting of amaretti cookie for a tiny touch of sweetness. I like to serve this with a starter of Read More..

COMFORTING SHEPHERD’S PIE

COMFORTING SHEPHERD’S PIE

This comforting shepherd’s pie is a hearty, warm casserole that is an entire meal in itself.  Ground beef and vegetables in a rich gravy are topped with a cheesy, fluffy, mashed potato topping.  I like to serve this beside a simple vegetable salad, like my Read More..

PITTSBURGH STYLE HAM BARBECUE SANDWICH

PITTSBURGH STYLE HAM BARBECUE SANDWICH

This iconic Pittsburgh style ham barbecue sandwich is a craveable chopped meat sandwich simmered in a sweet and sour sauce. Every family in Pittsburgh had their variation on the recipe.  My family adored pickle relish in ours.  I love the tart, dill pickle tastes with Read More..

CLASSIC‌ ‌MATZOH‌ ‌BALL‌ ‌SOUP‌

CLASSIC‌ ‌MATZOH‌ ‌BALL‌ ‌SOUP‌

If you’ve never had ‘Jewish Penicillin’, then you are in for a treat!  This classic matzoh ball soup has tender, rich matzoh balls in flavorful homemade chicken stock.  This recipe is a weekend project, but it serves a lot of people, freezes beautifully, and is Read More..

LEMON HERB-ROASTED CHICKEN

LEMON HERB-ROASTED CHICKEN

Is there anything that feels more homey and comforting than a roasted chicken?  This lemon herb-roasted chicken takes your mom’s Sunday roasted chicken and bumps it up a notch.  It’s flavored with fresh lemon, thyme, rosemary, and sage, onion, wine, and chicken stock.  It’s moist, Read More..

CLASSIC TUNA MELT

CLASSIC TUNA MELT

This classic tuna melt is so easy to throw together for a weeknight dinner.  It’s perfect in its simplicity – the buttery crunch of the bread, the gooey cheese, and savory tuna filling make for the ultimate comfort food.  You may find yourself craving these Read More..

ONE PAN BEEF ENCHILADA SKILLET

ONE PAN BEEF ENCHILADA SKILLET

An easy one-pan meal that uses leftover beef and some of the cans you have stockpiled in your pantry.  Ready in less than 20 minutes, this simple enchilada skillet will be a family favorite. As you can see, this isn’t a pretty dish, but it Read More..

COPYCAT OLD BAY HOT SAUCE & MARYLAND HOT WINGS

COPYCAT OLD BAY HOT SAUCE & MARYLAND HOT WINGS

These delicious Maryland Hot wings are made with Old Bay Hotsauce.  They have just enough heat with the savory tang of Old Bay Seasoning. Did you get caught up in the Old Bay Hot Sauce craze?  They released a limited batch of sauce that sold Read More..

EASY HOT DOG CHILI

EASY HOT DOG CHILI

This recipe may transport you back to your childhood when you sat with friends, eating a hot dog slathered with a rich beefy chili, and laughing as it dripped onto your shorts or down your arm. Easy Hot Dog Chili is just that…easy.  Whip up Read More..

PECAN PIE WAFFLES

PECAN PIE WAFFLES

Since we’re all home and wondering what to do with ourselves, let’s make light and fluffy waffles!  These tender waffles, chock full of pecans, are topped with a rich butter pecan syrup. Round up those kids and sit down together for a warm and cozy Read More..

EGGS IN PURGATORY

EGGS IN PURGATORY

When you want something different, imagine a skillet of spicy, savory tomato sauce, eggs that are poached on top, and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese then served with crusty Italian bread for dipping and wiping up all that delicious sauce.  It is a perfect brunch recipe Read More..