This homemade stovetop macaroni and cheese recipe uses a cheese sauce that’s made from powdered milk, cheese, and beer. Two of these items you probably have in your possession. The third, if you simply stocked it, would always be at the ready and would be very handy in a bomb shelter.
This is a review of Lidia Bastianich’s “Italian-American Lasagna.” It’s loaded with meat sauce, mozzerella, and ricotta. It’s a fantastic recipe. It also freezes and reheats beautifully: so have some now and have some months from now. You’ll get a lot of delicious mileage out of this.
This is the Donna Reed of chicken salad sandwiches, meaning domestic perfection, of course. But you know the disreputable character she played in “From Here to Eternity?” Well, it’s got a little of that Donna Reed in it, too. It’s party-flavored comfort food made with chicken that was spit-roasted, partially eaten, and then cast aside.
Cottage pudding is a dense cake that is drenched in a thick, sweet sauce. Cherry Chocolate Cottage Pudding is black cherry and bittersweet chocolate chips in a warm, sticky, sweet, cherry-soaked cake. Easy-ish recipe for a homey, comfort-foody dessert.
Cottage cheese, Cool Whip, and Jell-O combine to create a comfort food so easy, pale, and delightful, it can only be described as Pink Fluff. It is the most brilliant recipe you will ever fear.
Post tax stress disorder got its ugly fangs in your neck? Italian Pasta and Beans is a cozy comfort food that will ward off the worst fears of financial ruin, and it hardly costs anything. This recipe produces a homey, fork-appropriate pasta sauce dish, rather than the more traditional soup.
Comforting and stylish! Let’s face it, winter is harsh: short days, long nights, brutal temperatures. But you can counteract its bitter chill with this noodle, cheese, ham, and mushroom gratin. OK, you could also counteract it with a trip to Ft. Lauderdale, but did I mention the noodles are homemade?