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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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 spice level you could substitute Monterey Jack cheese for the pepper jack. —Jennifer Stowell, Smithville, Missouri

Pepper Jack Hash Brown Casserole

I found myself in need of an impromptu potato dish, but I had no potatoes. Frozen hash browns and the...


Spicy Chicken and Bacon Mac

I've been working to perfect a creamy, spicy mac and cheese for years. After adding smoky bacon, chicken, jalapenos and...


Contest-Winning Pepper Jack Mac

When I want to make something hearty, creamy and cheesy, I go with this dish. It's comfort food at its...


Chili-Lime Mushroom Tacos

I used to make this dish with beef, but substituting with portobella mushrooms turned it into my family's vegetarian favorite....

Pepper Jack Mac

This spicy dish is a fast favorite of mine. If I have extra time, I top it with Parmesan bread...


Chipotle Manicotti Bake

I found this recipe while searching for a vegetarian dish that I could use as a main course. This rich...

Pepper & Jack Smothered Cheeseburgers

To add a little bite to your burgers, just add peppers. The cheesy pepper-onion topping and chipotle glaze lend the...


Pepper Jack Muffins

This is a delicious muffin recipe to serve with any soup or chili recipe. Regular cheddar cheese can be used...


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...


Zippy Egg Casserole

“This casserole has a bit of a zip to it because of the Pepper Jack cheese,” says Anita Jones of...

Zesty Potato Cheese Soup

“I really like to make potato cheese soup from scratch,“ says Karen Pigmon of Corning, California. “But one night we...


Barbecue Jack Chicken

Pepper Jack cheese from the deli and bottled barbecue sauce are all you need to dress up these simple grilled...


Cheesy Corn Bake

With just five ingredients, this zesty casserole can be assembled in no time.—Linda Jensen, Lone Rock, Iowa


Southwest Burgers

“This is my lightened up version of a cheese stuffed gourmet Southwest burger I loved from a stand in Texas....


Spicy Cheeseburgers

We think this is the best burger recipe in the world! The burgers are both flavorful and filling. For extra...

Cheese n Ham Strata

We love to hold potluck meals at our church, and this is the dish I make for those get-togethers. It...


Taco Cheesecake

One taste of Judy Eckert's eye-catching appetizer proves cheesecake isn't just for dessert. "This savory variation is a crowd favorite...


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Pepper Jack Meat Loaf

For a simple yet sensational dinner, try this recipe. This is a quick way to put a zesty twist on...


Hot Dogs with the Works

"What screams summer more than grilled hot dogs?" asks Maria Regakis of Somerville, Massachusetts. She places hot dogs in buns...


Pepper Jack Batter Bread

This flavorful loaf is flecked with green chilies and hearty enough to turn a steaming bowl of soup into a...


Grilled Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwiches

Basic, yet packed with flavor, this sandwich gets a kick from zesty cheese and savory bacon. It's a great meal...


Nacho Scoops

Serve your clan a big ol’ platter of these fun and crazy-tasty nacho bites as you cheer for your team....


Campfire Cheese Hash Brown Packets

Dining by the campfire? This easy packet of potatoes, bacon and cheese makes a terrific hash. We like to serve...

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Double Jack Mac

This spicy mac and cheese recipe came about when I asked my two sisters what they would like to add...


Garden Veggie Egg Bake

Looking for a healthy day-starter? Children will actually enjoy eating their veggies when they’re baked into this cheesy, nutrition-packed egg...


Lone Star Chicken Enchiladas

Start with deli-roasted chicken and this family-friendly casserole will be ready in no time. For a milder version, use Monterey...


Peppered Portobello Penne

Meaty mushrooms and a kickin’ hot cheese sauce take this simple pasta toss from drab to fab! My family thinks...


Coffee-Braised Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Adding coffee to meat adds such a deep flavor. And this recipe is so easy—I put it in before work,...