Comfort food provides us with a feeling of well-being and is usually associated with home-cooked meals that we ate as a child.
Most comfort food is eaten when one is cold, sick, sad, worried, or lonely. And, if I had to take a guess, many of us will be wanting comfort food tonight after hearing about the election non-stop!
So for today’s recipe of the week, we decided to share our top five comfort food recipes.
5 Comfort Food Recipes
The secret to moist meatloaf is revealed in this recipe. I can remember having meatloaf for dinner, and a couple hours later my dad would make a meatloaf sandwich. We only hoped that there would be enough for an afternoon snack the next day because it only gets better!
What could be a more classic comfort food than Chicken Pot Pie? I have to admit, I was never a fan of pot pie as a child – but as an adult, I crave that homemade, warm and creamy filling, especially in the middle of winter!
Oven roasted chicken made with potatoes, onions and carrots is by far, one of the easiest comfort food meals to prepare. All you have to do is add a little seasoning and put it in the oven. You end up with moist chicken and tender vegetables for a complete one dish meal.
Of course, a comfort food list wouldn’t be complete without lasagna. Although this recipe could stand alone for an entire meal, we prefer to add a side salad and homemade garlic bread to make it complete.
This versatile comfort dish can be served in a variety of ways to bring back those old memories from the past. Of course you can pair the meatballs with pasta for a classic spaghetti dish. You could also toast a hoagie bun and make a classic meatball sub or even make smaller meatballs and use it as a comforting appetizer.
Although we could go on and on and list many more recipes, we want to know what you consider as your favorite comfort food?
Whatever you choose as your comfort food, Enjoy!
Mary and Jim
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