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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    Cumin-Spiced Lentil Burgers

    My lovely Turkish daughter-in-law has shared many recipes with our family. I transformed her original lentil log recipe (a traditional Turkish appetizer) into these lentil burgers. For a spicier burger, you can add hot chili powder or crushed red chili peppers. —Sheila Joan Suhan, Scottdale, Pennsylvania

    Breakfast BLT Waffles

    I'm not a big fan of sweets for breakfast, but I love a crisp waffle. My son and I tried...


    Sausage Pasta with Cajun Cream Sauce

    I needed to use up some ingredients in my refrigerator, so I threw together this dish with a cajun cream...


    Chicken Chiles Rellenos Alfredo

    This recipe combines my daughter's love of chiles rellenos and my love of chicken Alfredo! To cut down on the...


    Easy Pad Thai

    Skip the take-out restaurant and give this pad thai recipe a try if you need an easy and quick meal....

    Chicken Street Tacos with Corn-Jicama Salsa

    Here’s a light, speedy meal you can enjoy anytime. Preparation is so simple—there’s nothing to it. These chicken street tacos...


    Chocolate Lover’s Pancakes

    These indulgent chocolate pancakes are fluffy on the inside, with a rich but not-too-sweet flavor from the cocoa and a...

    Banana Blender Pancakes

    This mouthwatering recipe is a hit with banana lovers! Whipping up the batter in the blender makes it simple and...


    Ginger-Curry Chicken Tacos

    I love tacos (who doesn't?), but I wanted to put my own unique twist on them by incorporating some Indian...


    Apple-Cinnamon Quinoa Pancakes

    My daughter and daughter-in-law got me hooked on quinoa. I dressed up a regular pancake recipe to create these delicious...


    Favorite Chicken Enchiladas

    We added another layer of flavor to this dish originally submitted by Rebekah Sabo of Rochester, New York. The spicy...

    Lamb and White Bean Chili

    I created a fresh take on chili using lamb and Moroccan seasoning with a feta and almond garnish. It was...


    Slow-Cooker Pad Thai

    I love pad thai, but I hate standing over a hot stir-fry—especially in the summer. This slow cooker version lets...


    Sweet and Spicy Sloppy Joes

    These sandwiches have been the go-to meal for my son's basketball team. Turkey is a wonderful change from ground beef...


    Thai Chicken Linguine

    When I’m feeding a crowd, I multiply this Thai-inspired chicken with pasta and snow peas. The merrymaking begins when everybody...


    Shrimp & Tortellini in Tomato Cream

    This shrimp and pasta combination is one of my husband's favorites. It's healthy, and he doesn't even know it. It's...

    Slow-Cooked Pork Chops & Scalloped Potatoes

    Here’s a meal that feels homey and Sunday-special. When my sister gave me this recipe, it was for a casserole...


    Turkey Spiral Skillet

    Family-friendly and everyday delicious, this is a little healthier and lighter twist on classic beef and pasta dishes. It’s fast...


    Margarita Chicken Quesadillas

    Quesadillas have never tasted so good as when they are filled with slightly sweet onions and peppers and topped with...


    Shrimp & Tortellini in Tomato Cream for Two

    This shrimp and pasta combination is one of my husband's favorites. It's healthy, and he doesn't even know it. It's...


    Banana Rum Sundaes for Two

    You can serve this mouthwatering dessert any time because it takes just minutes to make. The warm, sweet fruit and...


    Hearty Meatless Shepherd’s Pie

    Mushrooms, carrots, celery, peas and potatoes pack this full-flavored meal-maker. In fact, you’ll never even miss the meat. It’s that...


    Makeover Sausage & Potato Bake

    This hearty dish is a Christmas Eve tradition at our house. It also makes an awesome breakfast bake, so any...


    Ham & Cheese Breakfast Strudels

    These get the morning off to a cheery start! Sometimes I assemble the strudels ahead and freeze them individually, then...

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    Robust Italian Sausage & Pasta

    Sit back and let the slow cooker do the hard work with this savory main dish. Since you don't cook...


    Lighter Hamburger Noodle Casserole

    Lean ground beef and reduced-fat and fat-free items make this casserole a winner on all fronts! Everyone in your home...


    Grilled Chicken with Barley

    With this meal's delicious, fresh flavors, perfect portion size and balance of nutrition, you're getting a big reward for just...


    Linguine with Edamame and Tomatoes

    Featuring garden-fresh basil, cherry tomatoes, and edamame, this bright and hearty dish is a marvelous meatless meal any weeknight. —Diana...


    Zesty Light Tacos

    This colorful main dish is very high in fiber. A complete protein with black beans and brown rice, it’s perfect...


    Saucy Mac & Cheese

    I love the curly noodles in this creamy recipe. Cavatappi (aka cellentani pasta) has a corkscrew shape, but any type...