Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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Crouton-Topped Garlic Soup

“Pan roasting the garlic gives this soup a rich flavor, while a touch of cream lends body. The herbedcroutons enhance the soup’s taste and add texture,
but it’s the freshly grated cheese that make this dish taste like heaven!”—Carolyn Kumpe, El Dorado, California

Spicy Fajita Chili

You’ll want to serve this with rolls or cornbread to soak up every delicious drop. Like more heat? Just use...


Garlic Fennel Bisque

I usually serve this in the spring as a wonderful side. The fennel in this bisque is so refreshing.—Janet Ondrich,...


Creamy Garlic & Mushroom Soup with Pastry Caps

Surprise Christmas dinner guests with puff pastry "packages" that blanket bowls of Creamy Garlic & Mushroom Soup. Our Test Kitchen...


Creamy Garlic & Mushroom Soup

Cool, crisp winter evenings call for comforting bowls of rich, cream soup. It's a terrific first course at holiday meals.—Mandy...

Citrus Ginger-Carrot Soup

The bright orange color of this cream soup give festive start to a holiday meal. The carrot, ginger and orange...


Creamy Garlic Soup

While this soup simmers, the great garlicky aroma will fill your kitchen! We love the toasted garlic bread floating on...

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

I created this soup while trying to duplicate one I enjoyed at a restaurant in Philadelphia. It isn’t exactly right,...


Garlic-Basil Tortellini Soup

I created the recipe through trial and error. I make it with vegetable broth, but feel free to use chicken...


Dilly Tomato Soup

"This soup is particularly good to take along for lunch with a sandwich or a salad," suggest Patty Kile of...


Roasted Garlic and Sweet Potato Soup

“My garden produced a bumper crop of sweet potatoes and I created this soup to help use them up,” says...

Hearty Garlic Potato Soup

"I started with a basic potato soup and added my own touches to come up with this comforting recipe," writes...


Garlic Butternut Bisque

With its pleasant squash and garlic flavor and golden-orange color, this rich and creamy soup is sure to be a...


Garlic Tomato Soup

Roasted garlic adds a mellow background flavor to this rich, creamy tomato soup from Marilyn Coomer of Louisville, Kentucky. “Canned...


Roasted Onion & Garlic Soup

When it comes to stirring up comfort in a bowl, Nancy Mueller knows her onions. Her low-fat soup-made with Vidalias...


Rosemary Split Pea Soup with Meatballs

The addition of rosemary and meatballs make this a new and interesting version of typical split pea soup. I like...

Roasted Garlic Potato Soup

Roasting mellows and sweetens the blend of veggies in this hearty and heartwarming soup. It's perfect for a cozy night...


Rosemary Corn Soup

When our granddaughter Kim hosted the family Thanksgiving dinner at her home for the first time, she served a five-course...


Tomato Dill Soup

Meet the Cook: Most often, I make this soup ahead and keep it in the fridge. It's particularly good to...


Garlic Oatmeal Soup

This one-of-a-kind soup has a superb garlic and cheese flavor that appeals to everyone. Try serving it with crusty bread...


Spicy Cowboy Chili

Toasting the peppers for this chili releases their earthy flavors – but do wear gloves when handling dried peppers and...


Garlic Soup

I use many different herbs in cooking, but garlic is my favorite. Many family and friends enjoy this flavorful soup...


Bold Bean and Pork Chili

This tempting chili is big on flavor and really very simple to prepare. Sometimes on a Sunday, I'll get a...


Quick Garlic Soup

This recipe can be prepared a day ahead and can easily be doubled or tripled. I garnish each serving with...

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Rosemary Mushroom Soup

This recipe comes from an herb farm where I worked for 30 years. Although it starts with canned mushroom soup,...


Basil Tomato Soup with Orzo

The soup is so scrumptious that it is worth the time it takes to cut up the fresh basil. I...


Roasted Garlic Butternut Soup

This lower-fat soup is creamy, really intense in flavor and offers 545 mg of potassium. —Robin Haas, Cranston, Rhode, Island...


Tomato Garlic Soup

I like to make this soup when I'm expecting a lot of people for dinner. My guests enjoy it, too....


Garlicky Cheddar Cheese Bisque

I came up with a cheddar cheese soup a while ago and decided to give it a boost with a...


Garlic Tortellini Soup

I like to top bowls of this tasty soup with a little grated Parmesan cheese, and serve it with crusty...