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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    Bratwurst and Chicken Kabobs

    I made these lively chicken kabobs as a thank-you gift while visiting my relatives in Norway They loved eating them almost as much as I loved cooking for them! If you prefer less heat in the chutney, you can use honey in place of pepper jelly. Also, any variety of vegetables will work with these. —Anna Davis, Springfield, Missouri

    Instant Pot Chili con Carne

    Although multicookers can’t replace every tool in the kitchen, they sure are coming close. Chili con carne is one of...



    Vegetarian Chili

    With the abundance of beans, vegetables and flavor in this spicy chili, you'll never miss the meat! My family has...


    Chili con Chorizo

    We love to eat chili, whether it's vegetarian or with some kind of meat. This recipe was created because I...

    Spicy Meatless Chili

    Before I retired, this recipe was a mainstay in our house. I could prepare the ingredients the night before, and...


    Western Omelet Casserole

    We make a Western-style omelet with ham and hash browns using the slow cooker. From youngest to oldest at brunch,...

    Bean & Bulgur Chili

    Come in from the cold to a piping hot bowl of this zesty bulgur and bean chili. The bulgur adds...


    Grilled Peppers and Zucchini for Two

    "This side dish is so simple and quick that I had to share it," notes Karen Anderson of Fair Oaks,...


    Loaded Spaghetti Bake

    Make this loaded pasta recipe your own, everyone loves it! It's also great made with leftover chicken from the previous...


    Spicy Chicken Chili

    My recipe was inspired by me being on a low-calorie, low-fat, high fiber diet. I entered it in a chili...

    Homemade Italian Sausage Sandwiches

    Perfect for the summer grilling season, this flavorful and hearty Italian sausage sandwich will be a picnic favorite for sure!...


    Potato-Bar Chili

    Everyone will love this mild chili, especially when topping a baked potato. This thick, hearty sauce really does eat like...


    Easy Crab Lo Mein

    I came up with this one night when I had some leftover spaghetti that I needed to use up," writes...


    Vegetarian Tex-Mex Peppers

    “Folks who enjoy stuffed peppers will love this delightfully delicious, Tex-Mex twist on their old favorite.” A bonus? The veggie...


    Spicy Fajita Chili

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

    Marinated Veggie Beef Kabobs

    These colorful kabobs are a wonderful way to showcase fresh veggies from your garden. Each bite is tender and flavorful,...


    Sausage Fettuccine Bake

    Rich and loaded with sausage, veggies and cheese, this family-pleasing dish will soon become a favorite. —Lisa Varner, Charleston, South...


    Potluck Sloppy Joes

    For a change of pace, Rick suggests swapping out the green pepper in these tasty sloppy joes for an Anaheim,...


    Jerk Pork & Pineapple Kabobs

    Here’s a perfect way to spice up a barbecue. These kabobs are sure to please guests who like a little...


    Grilled Beef-Stuffed Peppers

    I always tell my husband he doesn’t have to cook to impress; it’s only me. But this simple classic was...


    Slow-Cooked Stuffed Pepper Stew

    This is my go-to pepper stew. When my garden yields green peppers, I dice and freeze them for those cold,...


    Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches

    Pick a dark, malty lager for simmering the sausages. Grill ’em, split ’em and load ’em on toasted buns with...


    Mushroom Primavera Pasta Sauce

    This meatless meal has plenty of mushrooms and vegetables in a rich tomato sauce. Serve over whole wheat pasta for...

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    Four-Pepper Egg Casserole

    My husband loves peppers, and this colorful breakfast casserole is one of his favorite ways to enjoy them. Cumin and...


    Healthy Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

    No one will even miss the meat in this hearty, cheesy vegetarian meal. Brown rice helps make the tender peppers...


    Healthy Gazpacho for 2

    Healthy vegetables are the basis of this tasty chilled soup. We recommend using spicy V-8 juice for a more kicked-up...


    Chunky Chipotle Pork Chili

    My leftover pulled pork chili recipe is a busy cook's dream. Make it ahead and reheat later—it's even better the...


    White Bean, Sweet Potato & Pepper Ragout

    “I try to serve a meatless meal two or three nights a week. It's a great way to keep up...


    Smoked Sausage Gumbo

    Serve up the flavors of the bayou! You'll leave the table satisfied, as it's chock-full of veggies, seasonings and sausage....