Tag Archives: comfort food

Julia’s Cream of Mushroom Soup

If Julia Child were alive today, she would have celebrated her 100th birthday on August 15th this year.  A few years ago, my mom gave me Julia’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” cookbook as a gift. My first glance through the cookbook was daunting, to say the least.  Scary ingredients.  Scary techniques.  Needless to […]

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Penne with Pumpkin, Sage, and Sausage

  Starbucks has returned with the Pumpkin Spice Latte, which is how I gauge that it’s time again for cool weather, comfort food.  By November, I’m generally sick of all things pumpkin, but at this time of the year I’m always so optimistic and excited for the never-ending fall recipes I see across the Internet. […]

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Skillet Pastitsio

Every now and then, I like to try my hand at making dishes from other cultures.  Pastitsio is a comfort food Greek dish made from ground meat, tomato sauce, pasta, and a cream sauce.  It’s usually prepared in the same fashion as a lasagna, and creates just as much food (and days and days of […]

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Spicy Mac N’ Cheese

Well, Jeff’s got a craving again.  He doesn’t make food requests that often, but I’m starting to sense a pattern when he does.  First, Beef Stroganoff and now, Mac and Cheese.  This boy is hung up on COMFORT food. But this Mac and Cheese came with rules: Jeff: “Can you not put bread crumbs on […]

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