Friday, October 21, 2016

Round Up: Cozy Comfort Food

It's all about comfort food these days! With the shorter days, longer nights and cooler temps, comfort food is what my family craves around this time of year. If you're feeling the same, here are 10 comforting recipes that we love. Check them out and maybe you'll find something comforting to make soon!

Smothered Chicken & Mushrooms

Creole seasoned chicken is lightly fried and blanketed in a savory mushroom and tomato sauce with bacon, mushrooms and garlic before slow cooking for a few hours. The result is a flavorful, hearty and comforting dish to keep you warm through the winter!



Healthier Tuna Noodle Casserole

Comforting, warm and pretty guilt free with egg noodles and a blend of vegetables, cream cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano and tuna, topped with buttery Parmesan breadcrumbs..



Creamy Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

A cream soup full of turkey, wild rice, onions, carrots and garlic was hearty and a great soup to welcome fall...



Guinness Meatloaf with Creamy Mushroom Gravy

Guinness Beer flavors a hearty meatloaf studded with carrots, onions and celery, topped with french fried onions and served with a creamy mushroom gravy for an amazing Guinness Meatloaf...



Classic Roast Chicken

I made this Classic Roast Chicken that's rubbed with a compound butter made with fresh garlic, thyme, paprika, coriander, salt, pepper and stuffed with lemon, shallots, and thyme. Fragrant, flavorful and simple...



(GF) Chicken Pot Pie

This pie is full of chunky chicken, sweet peas, carrot coins and a wonderful, luscious gravy beneath a flaky, buttery (and gluten free!) pie crust. A savory pie never tasted so good...



Drunken Chicken Parmigiana

Truly a comforting dish to me, seasoned chicken breasts are fried until golden brown before topping with a rich, flavorful tomato sauce and cheese. It's crunchy, cheesy, and definitely a great dish to serve with spaghetti...



Creamy French Onion Pot Roast

Chuck roast is seared before slow cooking in a blanket of creamy mushroom soup, onion seasoning, sauteed mushrooms and chicken stock for hours, resulting in a fork tender pot roast full of flavor...



Balsamic Beef Stew

This Balsamic Beef Stew is a slight twist on the classic in which a touch of balsamic vinegar is added just before serving for a nice and complex flavor...



Comforting Shepard's Pie

This Comforting Shepard's Pie is full of delicious, comforting ingredients that simmer in a rich, flavorful sauce before getting topped with creamy herbed mashed potatoes and baking up in casserole form.