20 Comfort Food Classsics
Handed down from generation to generation on stained recipe cards and in tattered notebooks, comfort foods are staples for anyone wanting a hearty meal and a little taste of home. Try one of these comforting classics tonight.
Mama's Fried Chicken
Double-Crust Chicken Pot Pie
Recipe: Double-Crust Chicken Pot Pie
Lose the centerpiece to your table. This impressive pot pie is enough dazzle guests.
Southern-Style Collard Greens
Recipe: Southern-Style Collard Greens
Crispy bacon, sautéed onion, ham, and garlic perfect these collard greens, making them an essential part of your traditional Southern feast.
Mom's Signature Roast Beef
Recipe: Mom's Signature Roast Beef
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: Classic Lasagna
This classic lasagna recipe perfectly matches traditional Italian ingredients with a homemade sauce. Layers of cheese, meat, and pasta will satisfy any crowd.
Classic Chicken and Dumplings
Recipe: Classic Chicken and Dumplings
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.
Easy Brunswick Stew
Recipe: Easy Brunswick Stew
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.
Classic Chicken Tetrazzini
Recipe: Classic Chicken Tetrazzini
Freshly-grated Parmesan adds the cheesy flavor to this casserole. This recipe is great for making ahead and freezing.
Recipe: Old-fashioned Meatloaf
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.
Mom's Pecan Pie
Recipe: Mom's Pecan Pie
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.
Pork Chops, Cabbage, and Apples
Recipe: Pork Chops, Cabbage, and Apples
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: Pecan-Peach Cobbler
Showcase two of the South’s most beloved products—peaches and pecans—in this old-fashioned peach cobbler recipe.
Crispy Chicken-and-Rice Casserole
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.
Fried Pork Chops with Gravy
Any dish with gravy is bound to be delicious and comforting, and these pork chops are no exception.
Chunky Beef Chili
Perfect Mashed Potatoes
Fried Lemon-Rosemary Catfish
Recipe: Fried Lemon-Rosemary Catfish
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.
Two-Step Pound Cake
Recipe: Two-Step Pound Cake
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.