20 Comfort Food Classsics
Nothing is more comforting than a big bowl of hearty Brunswick stew. For extremely tender meat that's easy to shred, try cooking on low heat for a long time. High heat yields a less tender product.
- Recipe: Easy Brunswick Stew
Freshly-grated Parmesan adds the cheesy flavor to this casserole. This recipe is great for making ahead and freezing.
Recipe: Classic Chicken Tetrazzini
This Southern meatloaf recipe features Creole and Greek seasonings and a hint of garlic. A few tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce spice up the traditional ketchup topping.
Recipe: Old-fashioned Meatloaf
Any way you serve it―warm or cold, with or without ice cream―pecan pie is always a favorite. To prevent the filling from seeping under the crust, we suggest using two crusts and stacking them.
- Recipe: Mom's Pecan Pie
Pork, cabbage, and apples are a classic combination. With plenty of spices and even a beer to add flavor this one-dish meal will become a staple in your household.
- Recipe: Pork Chops, Cabbage, and Apples
Lose the centerpiece to your table. This impressive pot pie is enough dazzle guests.
Recipe: Double-Crust Chicken Pot Pie
You can almost hear the dinner bell calling you in for this comforting meat-and-potatoes meal. To make a Cola Pot Roast, substitute 1 (12-oz.) can cola soft drink for beer.
- Recipe: Mom's Signature Roast Beef
Showcase two of the South’s most beloved products—peaches and pecans—in this old-fashioned peach cobbler recipe.
- Recipe: Pecan-Peach Cobbler
This classic lasagna recipe perfectly matches traditional Italian ingredients with a homemade sauce. Layers of cheese, meat, and pasta will satisfy any crowd.
- Recipe: Classic Lasagna
Our Crispy Chicken-and-Rice Casserole is a perfect "mobile" dish for a covered-dish supper. Water chestnuts and cornflakes cereal make this casserole crispy.
Crispy bacon, sautéed onion, ham, and garlic perfect these collard greens, making them an essential part of your traditional Southern feast.
Recipe: Southern-Style Collard Greens
Any dish with gravy is bound to be delicious and comforting, and these pork chops are no exception.
As the name suggests, this is a classic that will be sure to satisfy the whole family. Thyme, garlic powder, poultry seasoning, and bacon drippings are used to flavor this dish.
Recipe: Classic Chicken and Dumplings
Catfish is an extremely popular meal in restaurants throughout the country, especially when fried. Our fried catfish presents a fresh variation on the traditional recipe with the addition of rosemary and lemon.
- Recipe: Fried Lemon-Rosemary Catfish
This recipe is so easy you may start serving this classic dessert with every meal. Top with ice cream or seasonal fruits for a tasty combination.
Recipe: Two-Step Pound Cake