This recipe for homemade Mexican (or Tex-Mex … who knows?) Refried Beans with Cotija Crumble makes a traditional side for a taco or burrito, but also makes a super-umami sandwich spread.
Tacos Norteños: a recipe for beef (hangar steak) tacos in a zesty, rustic, tomato-onion-jalapeno sauce. Fantástico freshly made; aún más delicioso reheated.
Fire up your charcoal grill for this BBQ Pork Roast & Baker Potatoes recipe. A tender, juicy roast with an absolutely luscious gratin.
Tuna Two-Way: From-Scratch Tuna Casserole with egg noodles (of course) and mushrooms in a chicken-broth béchamel, topped with fresh bread crumbs. Homemade comfort food.
French Indian Curry doesn’t use tomatoes like a traditional garam masala curry, but it is loaded with juicy chunks of chicken plus a ton of mushrooms and vegetables. And of course, it has cream sauce.
Pierogi may not be easy to make, but they’re easy to cook. They can be served simply boiled once or twice, or fried – perhaps after having been breaded with bread crumbs or crackers. Although they reheat fantastically, they do not take to that greatest reheating mechanism of all time: the microwave. If you want to eat pierogi like a true Pole, serve them with sour cream.
Lidia Bastianich’s Italian-American Spaghetti and Meatballs in a rich, zesty tomato sauce … it’s one of myfavorite recipes.
Fast Chicken and Slow Potatoes (w/Spinach). It’s your two favorite comfort-food groups – “baked” and “fried” – along with a few others you might like: “braised” and “fricasseed.”
We put this Feta-Stuffed French Bread recipe to the test. The question: could salami, cream cheese, soup mix, sour cream, and feta, make us want to eat our spinach? The answer: yes.