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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    Burger Sliders with Secret Sauce Updated VSA

    These sliders are super easy to put together and are always a hit! I love that they are "fast food" without having to go to a restaurant. Take them to a party, make them for dinner or serve them on game day. The meat can also be made ahead of time in preparation for your gathering. —April Lee Wiencek, Chicago, Illinois

    Pasta with Prosciutto and Peas

    This elevated pasta with prosciutto and peas will make your guests think you spent all day in the kitchen. It's...


    Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

    Lettuce wraps make light, lively appetizers. These are easy to make because the slow cooker does most of the work....


    California Burger Wraps

    I love the way these fresh flavors blend together. It's a snap to throw this together using leftover burgers for...


    Ramen Noodle Salad

    With added crunch from ramen noodles and sunflower seeds, plus a sweet, glossy dressing, this lively salad is a definite...

    Grilled Tuna Bibb Salads

    "This quick salad is very tasty when served with a French baguette, or on toasted crackers."
    Wolfgang Hanau, West...


    Thai Shrimp Salad for 2

    Here's a deliciously different salad that blends grilled shrimp, a lean source of protein, with the low-calorie crunch of cucumber...

    Spicy Turkey Tacos

    So easy, so healthy and so good—I love these whenever I'm in the mood for a little Mexican food. With...


    Apple-Feta Tossed Salad

    A friend of mine shared this recipe with me after I raved about the delightful salad at dinner. I have...


    Cranberry Chicken Salad

    —Debbie Emrick, Dundee, Michigan


    Eyeball Taco Salad

    Topped with creepy peepers, this tasty taco salad is packed with beef, cheese, tomato and satisfying southwestern flavor to make...

    Barbecued Chicken Salad Sandwiches

    An impromptu picnic inspired this BBQ chicken salad sandwich. An instant summertime favorite, these dressed-up sandwiches have become a mainstay...


    Tangy Potato Salad with Horseradish

    Horseradish adds a special “kick” to this mouthwatering salad that Lesley Pew fixes at home in Lynn, Massachusetts for her...


    Grilled Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

    "This recipe makes a great summer dinner," says Gretchen Perkins of Richmond, Virginia. It's also fits in nicely to a...


    Campfire Taco Salad

    Served in a corn chip bag, this easy outdoor meal from Jean Komlos of Plymouth, Michigan is flavorful and fun....


    Cheeseburger Bowl

    This recipe is a unique and lighter way to enjoy an American summer staple. You can also make the dressing...

    Thai Shrimp Salad

    Here's a deliciously different salad that blends grilled shrimp, a lean source of protein, with the low-calorie crunch of cucumber...


    Easy Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    One time when making sloppy joes, I wanted mine spicy, so I doused it in hot sauce. After that, my...


    Crunchy Potato Salad

    Dill and mustard pep up the tangy dressing that coats this combination of crunchy vegetables and tender potato chunks. We...


    Sweet Potato Waldorf Salad

    I came up with this recipe when I promised to bring a potato salad to a picnic but had no...


    Fresh & Chunky Chicken Salad

    I've served this twice to special guests at dinner parties, and both times, everyone loved it. People just kept coming...


    Chicken Berry Salad

    We love this salad any time of year, but especially in summer when blueberries and strawberries are in season. —Sheri...


    Mexican Shrimp Salad

    Yummy shrimp for a salad, but you could also serve it with tortillas or with Mexican rice. Jalapeno and chili...


    Green Chili Flautas

    This recipe has always been a great success at potlucks, especially when we lived in New Mexico. You can assemble...

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    Zesty Green Chili Stew

    Mexican cooking is rare here. So we've enjoyed treating our friends to some of our favorite recipes, like this zesty...


    Shrimp ‘n’ Scallops Tropical Salad

    A fruity dressing zip drapes this zippy salad from Jackie Pressinger of Stuart, Florida. Served on a bed of greens,...


    Contest-Winning Curried Chicken Salad

    This is a cool lunch for a hot day. The flavor offers a nice twist on a traditional chicken salad,...


    Greek Potato Salad

    —Roberta Webster, Hampton, Florida


    Spinach Turkey Burgers

    Looking for a change-of-pace burger? Try these pretty sandwiches from C.A. Hedges of Clarence Center, New York. Instead of beef,...


    Pita Burgers

    I serve this tasty variation on the traditional hamburger at backyard get-togethers. Similar to Greek gyros, the herbed ground beef...