Comfort Food Lunches
Comfort foods make lunch a celebration of lingering, a sharing of chat and homey flavors. Gather round midday with comfort food lunch favorites like mac and cheese, spaghetti, chili, and franks and beans.See Popular Comfort Food Lunches Recipes
Try this light and fresh casserole recipe for baked yellow squash and heirloom tomatoes with fresh basil and melted cheeses for dinner tonight.
Bring a bubbling pot of chicken and dumplings to the dinner table on a cold winter night, and you're an instant hero. There's something about the combination of creamy sauce, tender vegetables, shredded chicken, and fluffy dumplings that lights up every comfort-food button in your body. It's a hearty meal that feels like love in a bowl.
SNOW DAY! We got six inches last night. The schools are closed, the roads are empty, and the pine trees are bent down to the ground. I'm treating this like a real day off: I'm still in my PJs, and in a little while I'll watch a movie while I do some kind of craft-beading, maybe. Later we'll take a walk with the dog to survey the new realm before the slush and sand of the real world creep back in. Of course a day like this demands a soul-soothing meal -- a "repast," I guess you'd call it.read more
Change up your meatball routine with this sausage version that, when paired with sauce and pasta, makes for a quick and satisfying dinner.
The recipe for comfort is easy: take two slices of bread, put cheese in the middle, and grill. Grilled cheese sandwiches are truly one of life's simplest pleasures; they're as effortless to make as they are to enjoy. We've gathered some of our favorite grilled cheese sandwich recipes, each one offering a spin on the classic bread-and-cheese combo.
Late yesterday afternoon I took Henry The Dog for a walk on a trail the local elementary school. The sun was going down, so all I could see of the trees was their silhouettes. A young couple had brought their baby to our Tot Lot -- the baby playground between two baseball fields.
Jean-Georges Vongerichten is so fond of his wife Marja's ultrarich mac and cheese that it appears on the menu at the Mercer Kitchen, one of his New York restaurants. Marja makes the dish with four cheeses, from creamy Monterey Jack to extra-sharp cheddar. The most unusual touch: the cubes of cream cheese that melt on top.
Add a little sizzle to baked beans using chiles, cumin and chili powder!
This extra-easy version of a classic casserole is homey, cheesy and topped with crunchy bread crumbs to make it even better.
Serve zesty chili over hot cooked spaghetti for a mouthwatering 30-minute meal.
Satisfy hearty appetites with a tuna casserole with a few extras like broccoli and roasted red bell pepper.
You won't believe how easy it is to make this classic casserole featuring that favorite combination of tuna, noodles, peas and cream of mushroom soup. This version serves 8, so everyone can dig in!
Cozy, comforting and easy to make, this 3-ingredient dish in on table in 20 minutes...plus, the kids will love it!
This mouthwatering version of baked macaroni and cheese is ready in less than 30 minutes and features our "secret ingredient" - cream of mushroom soup.
Pack safer lunches in these pretty glass and stainless steel food storage containers and ditch unsafe plastic for good.