Tag: comfort food

Comforting Beef with Red Wine & Mushroom Sauce

Cold weather is the name of the game this time of year.  And that means comforting braised dishes are staples in kitchens near and far. ...

Roasted Squash & Apple Soup

Soup. It is the ultimate in comfort food when the weather turns crisp. The desire to dig into a steaming hot bowl of big flavors...

Porter-Braised Chicken Thighs

Fall needs to hurry up and get to South Texas! In the meantime, I’m trying to force the cooler weather with warm & hearty dishes...

Easy Low Country Shrimp & Grits

Think you don’t like grits?  Well, think again!  When made the “right” way (and I’ve learned that there is a “right” way), with creamy cheese...

Hosting a Chili Cook Off

** Affiliate links appear in this post ** I have been b*tching for months (and months, and months) about how much I hate hot weather. ...

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

In this week’s evolving theme of comfort foods done healthy, I decided to talk about french fries.  You know, another comfort food that calls to...

Fall Squash Mac & Cheese

Comfort food.  This is a topic of much discussion–and debate–this time of year.  As the weather begins to shift to cooler evenings, it’s as if...

Steamed & Mashed Crock Pot Red Potatoes

NoTexas.  It has 2 seasons.  Steamy and hot, and then the rest of the year.  I know it sounds like a fantastic wonderland to some....

Left My Heart in San Francisco

The universe it trying to tell me something.  We just got back from our phenomenal trip to San Francisco and wine country, and I’m trying...

In Desperate Need of Comfort Food–Pork & Veal Ragu

Comfort food fills your tummy, and your soul, and this Pork & Veal Ragu is just the dish to make you feel good inside.  Rich,...