Tag: comfort food

30 Amazing Mashed Potato Recipes

Mashed Potatoes was always my favorite side dish as a child.   My mom made them all the time, pretty much every time she made meatloaf or a baked chicken.   There is nothing more comforting than mashed potatoes. It is always a great time to make mashed potatoes! 1) Mashed Potatoes […]

 

Southwestern Beef Stew

After all three of my kids were born, I had friends bring me meals.  It is a fantastic feeling to know people care about you when your family is in need.  In turn, I love making meals for families in need.  It is a great feeling, especially since cooking for […]

 

Minestrone Chili

Here in Iowa, this fall has been warm.   I have been in the mood to make some chili or a big pot of soup for weeks.  So, when it finally seemed cool enough to make some,  I couldn’t decide what to make.   And then Minestrone Chili was born. I have […]

 

French Onion Pot Roast

It is super sad that the photos of this French Onion Pot Roast didn’t turn out better.   Because, this pot roast was quite amazing- if I say so myself.  Here is why it turned out so well. 1).  I used a good quality piece of meat.  Honestly, I don’t […]

 

Sausage and Peppers Stuffed Shells

“This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Barilla® and Johnsonville®. The opinions and texts are all mine.  I have lived outside of Chicago most of my adult life.   But sometimes  I just crave “Chicago food” like no other.    This past weekend I had a few of […]

 

Slow Cooker Gluten-Free Meatloaf

I was a little reluctant to post this recipe.   I mean, seriously,  It is tough to make meatloaf look pretty in a photo.  Especially this meatloaf.   This meatloaf is made in a slow cooker.  This meatloaf is so moist that it might fall-apart just a little bit.   […]

 

Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach

This cold weather has made me a little “eh” about salad.    I still want to eat those greens, though. I have been making creamed spinach a lot for lunch this winter.   Homemade creamed spinach takes just a few minutes to make, it’s comforting, and it is a great […]

 

14 DIY Freezer Convenience foods

I know I don’t post these “round-up” posts very much.   My husband and I are planning on buying a new deep freezer soon, and I plan on filling it with more freezer foods.   Now that I am at the point where I have 300 plus recipes on this […]

 

Crinkle Rutabaga Fries

Aren’t French Fries the best?   Almost two years ago, I posted this list of Low Carb French Fry ideas. And I tried a lot of the ideas on this list. I have made carrot fries and parsnip fries quite a bit. My brother told me that he and my […]

 

Sweet Potato – Grain Free Brownies

These Flourless Sweet Potato Brownies are the comforting cure-all to any decidedly dreary fall day. And I know what you’re probably thinking.  ” Sweet potatoes and chocolate?  Do these foods go together?  I am here to tell you, yes they do.  Ever since becoming and adult, I have been bombarded […]