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Tag: Comfort Food

Buttermilk Brined Fried Chicken

Buttermilk Brined Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is a staple of the southern cooks’ repertoire and you have to have a good fried chicken recipe to be a southern cook. Sunday afternoon meals, church potlucks, picnics and on and on I could go. I’m sure there are more fried chicken recipes out […]

Meatloaf Patties

Meatloaf Patties

I’m a meat and potatoes kinda guy and this meal will definitely scratch that itch. Big, meaty meatloaf patties covered in a thick brown gravy with mushrooms, onions and peppers.  To top it all off, pile it on a big heap of my Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes […]

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup that makes you feel good deep down inside. This recipe uses a rotisserie chicken to cut down on the amount of work you have to do. Please follow and like us:

White Wine Coq Au Vin Chicken Thighs

White Wine Coq Au Vin Chicken Thighs

Coq Au Vin is definitely some serious comfort food. A French dish traditionally cooked with a whole rooster and Burgundy wine, in this recipe I use chicken thighs and white wine (Coq Au Vin Blanc). Please follow and like us:

Shrimp Pasta

Shrimp Pasta

This Shrimp Pasta recipe definitely falls in the comfort food category. It reminds me of summer but is just as good in the winter. Surely a plate of this pasta would brighten a gloomy winter day. Please follow and like us:

Green Chile Chicken

Green Chile Chicken

Not to be confused with “White Chicken Chili”, Green Chile Chicken is one of the few casseroles I will eat. Tuna casserole as a child has biased me against most casseroles to this day. For those of you with a heat sensitive palette, don’t worry. It’s not […]

Chili with Beans

Chili with Beans

Well, it’s about that time of year to start thinking about cold weather comfort food. My two favorites are Chili and Gumbo although I eat them both year around. This recipe will be the first of several types I cook over the next few months. […]

Carne Guisada

Carne Guisada

A Tex-Mex favorite of mine for sure. One of the things I probably miss the most about not living in Texas is not being able to just jump up and drive a block or two and pick up a couple Carne Guisada Tacos. Some places […]

Garlic Beef with Mushrooms

Garlic Beef with Mushrooms

This is a delicious recipe for Garlic Beef with Mushrooms that is really easy to make. The level of garlic can be adjusted according to your taste. Pairs great with my Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes. You have several options for meat in this recipe. […]