Tag Archives: comfort food

Deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie

After a two week holiday in warm and sunny Florida, my husband and I returned to our home in New Hampshire where we were greeted with 30 inches of snow on the ground. When temperatures are below freezing and it … Continue reading

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Three Cheese Mac And Cheese Gratin

One of the “top ten” comfort foods on most everyone’s list has to be pasta. Dig deeper into which pasta dish would be at the top of the list and the answer would probably be macaroni and cheese. It is … Continue reading

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Comfort And Joy Of The Holiday Season

It is the time of year to share the comfort and joy of the holiday season with friends. I like to dress up our home, making it sparkle and invite friends to our annual Christmas party. It takes me a … Continue reading

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Back To Reality

For anyone who loves food, eating every meal out for three weeks in wonderful restaurants sounds like a dream and it is.  For three weeks my husband and I enjoyed having delicious food that was served to us in either … Continue reading

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Crispy Panko Chicken With Smoky Bacon Gravy

Fried chicken is the ultimate comfort food with its crunchy skin and batter. It was one of my favorite meals that my mother made on Sunday when I was growing up.  A whole chicken would be cut up, battered and … Continue reading

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Slow Braised Beef Brisket

Slow braised beef brisket fills the kitchen with such wonderful aromas that you may find yourself pacing in front of the oven wanting to take a peak but don’t. The secret to melt in your mouth tenderness is the steam … Continue reading

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Escarole and Beans / Minestra de Scarola e Fagioli

Sometimes in our busy lives we want a quick meal but we still want it to be healthy, delicious and if it is economical so much the better. Italians have been cooking a simple peasant dish that I and so … Continue reading

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American Comfort Food With A Mexican Twist

I think that there nothing more comforting on chilly night than a meatloaf in the oven filling the kitchen with wonderful aromas. Ok, don’t make a face. Meatloaf is like Rodney Dangerfield…it gets no respect. While most people love a … Continue reading

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Simple comfort food

A Sunday afternoon at the lake and it’s time to start thinking about what to prepare for dinner. I have some ground beef in the refrigerator and  Yukon gold potatoes in the vegetable basket. Since it’s almost the middle of … Continue reading

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