This Brandied Cherry and Apple Spice Cake is homemade comfort food in a Bundt pan. It’s a delicious olive oil spice cake that deserves to be on a pedestal.
Cacao nibs move these Exquisite Dark Chocolate Shortbread cookies so far to the dark side that there’s no hope of redemption. One of the most perfect recipes I’ve ever followed.
Sicilian Fig Cookies are an old-school Christmas tradition at my house. Rolled-out crescents of flaky dough with a rich fig filling. Freeze well. Fantastic recipe.
How to Make Homemade Flour Tortillas: a flexible, recipe that steps you through traditional (water and shortening) to deluxe (milk and bacon fat). Rated E-I for Easy-Ish (requires brief rolling pin use).
This recipe for homemade Cherry-Coconut Bread makes a large, dense loaf from yeast-risen dough. Man up, because it requires a lot of kneading. Cheer up, because it’s delicious, makes great toast, and freezes well.
Here’s a cute bit of everyday cooking: instant cookies! By simply keeping your dough in the fridge, you can bake up fresh, homemade (chocolate chip, for instance) cookies in any quantity, on a whim. Just ask Jacques Torres. (Cookie dough freezes well, too.)
Give your Polish Easter sweet bread a tropical spin: Coconut Babka is a yeast-risen, quasi-cake-like bread, flavored with coconut and coconut milk.
Turn hamburger, green pepper, and onion, into a Sloppy Joe that tastes like a Philly Cheesesteak. This is an easy recipe for some wonderful, homemade comfort food. The hardest part is chopping the veggies, and that can be done in a food processor.
Homemade Polish Dumplings go wonderfully with any kind of chicken soup. Polish Dumplings are made very simply and easily from potatoes and flour. They freeze well and are easy to reheat. They’re a comfort-foodie accompaniment to the stock you made from your leftover holiday turkey.