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Comfort Food

  • Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs

    Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs is the coziest dinner imaginable, it’s based on a traditional Italian bean soup with brilliant little sausage meatballs that take no  time to make.…

  • fish pie in a casserole dish with piped mashed potato crust

    Classic New England Fish Pie Recipe

    My Classic New England Fish Pie Recipe starts with flaky white fish, leeks, parsnips and peas in a creamy white sauce, topped with a cheddar-y horseradish and buttermilk mash ~  it’s…

  • chili mac

    Chili Mac and Cheese

    Chili Mac and Cheese is the ultimate fall comfort food, perfect for feeding the family or a hungry game day crowd.  Comfort food lovers will appreciate the epic combo of meaty…

  • A glass of Kentucky Bourbon Vanilla Bean Pudding with spoon

    Kentucky Bourbon Vanilla Bean Pudding

    Kentucky Bourbon Vanilla Bean Pudding ~ this thick, classic, creamy vanilla pudding spiked with bourbon is an irresistible and comforting adult dessert!…

  • Truffle mac and cheese just out of the oven

    Truffle Mac and Cheese

    Truffle Mac and Cheese ~ a luxurious baked pasta with plenty of rich creamy sauce and an earthy flavor and aroma thanks to truffled cheese, truffle oil, and a dash of…

  • Vanilla lavender latte with fresh lavender

    Vanilla Lavender Latte

    Vanilla Lavender Latte ~ this warming drink is made with vanilla bean and lavender buds for a soothing way to start or end a busy day.…

  • Spiced Lamb and Couscous Stuffed Red Peppers

    Spiced Lamb and Couscous Stuffed Peppers

    Spiced Lamb and Couscous Stuffed Peppers ~ this classic comfort food gets an exotic makeover with ground lamb, lightly spiced with cinnamon, allspice, cardamom, and nutmeg, along with fluffy couscous to…

  • Overhead photo of creamy Tuscan Chicken Thighs in blue pan

    Creamy Tuscan Chicken Thighs

    This creamy Tuscan chicken thighs is the kind of meal that draws people like a magnet…they wander into the kitchen from all directions, noses high in the air, begging to know…

  • 11 Easy Leftover Ham Recipes

    11 Easy Leftover Ham Recipes ~ don’t just pick away at those leftovers, put them to good use with these simple, classic recipes you don’t have to think too much about…

  • Chopped Steak with Bacon and Mushroom Gravy

    Chopped Steak with Bacon and Mushroom Gravy ~ a cozy and comforting supper with a Scandinavian vibe perfect for hunkering down on a chilly night.  These easy hamburger steaks are simmered…

  • What to Sip Now: Cozy Drinks

    What to Sip Now: Cozy Drinks ~ it’s finally here, my favorite time of year, cozy drink season!  I’ll pour myself at least one a day from now until spring ~…

  • Slow Cooked Apple Bourbon Smothered Pork Chops

    Slow Cooked Apple Bourbon Smothered Pork Chops ~ that’s a delicious mouthful!  The pork cooks low and slow in the oven, or crock pot, and becomes fork tender in a rich…

  • Pepper Jack Mac

    Pepper Jack Mac is a spicy pepper jack macaroni and cheese recipe studded with plenty of fresh jalapeños ~ think you can handle it?  If I were you I’d skip straight…

  • Cacio e Pepe Macaroni and Cheese marries the uber simple but powerfully flavored classic Italian pasta with everybody's favorite comfort food ~ delish!

    Cacio e Pepe Macaroni and Cheese

    Cacio e Pepe Macaroni and Cheese marries the uber simple but powerfully flavored classic Italian pasta with everybody’s favorite comfort food ~ delish!  This is my new easy cheesy dinner.…

  • Mushroom and Brie Soup ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Mushroom and Brie Soup

    Mushroom and Brie Soup is a fall classic kicked up a notch with lots of creamy Brie cheese.  It’s perfect for a cozy dinner on the couch or a special first…

  • Fresh Cranberry Scones with white chocolate chips and a vanilla bean glaze ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Fresh Cranberry White Chocolate Scones

    Chilly morning?  Cozy up with these Fresh Cranberry Scones ~ they’re moist and flaky, loaded with lots of tart cranberries, and a touch of white chocolate ~ all topped with a…

  • Cheesy Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

    I don’t think dinner can get any more comforting than this Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole.  It’s an impossibly delicious concoction of egg noodles, tender chicken, and a creamy poppy seed sauce,…

  • Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Chowder

    Creamy Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Chowder is comfort food at its finest…made from scratch quickly and easily in 30 minutes.…

  • Making Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge

    Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge capitalizes on one of the world’s great flavor combos ~ this homemade fudge is sophisticated, quick and easy, and definitely giftable. *This post is sponsored by Peanut…

  • Meat Lovers Chili ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Easy Meat Lovers Chili

    Meat Lovers Chili is loaded up with three kinds of meat, (beef, pork, sausage) making this classic chili recipe a hearty favorite when the weather cools down and appetites ramp up. …

  • Easy Sausage and Peppers Recipe is the ultmate Italian comfort food ~ the whole family loves it! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Easy Sausage and Peppers Recipe

    Nobody does comfort food like the Italians, and this easy sausage and peppers recipe is a prime example of how a few simple ingredients can come together to make a sublimely…

  • Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    Broccoli Cheese Casserole is a classic side dish that gets a bad rap because generations of moms have resorted to canned soup, frozen broccoli, and mayo.  This version is closer to…

  • Super easy cheesy beer dip

    Cheesy Beer Dip with Pretzel Rolls

    Cheesy Beer Dip with Pretzel Rolls is a quick and easy game night people pleaser.  I’ve used refrigerated dough to make the pretzel rolls super fast…while they bake you can whisk…

  • Macaroni and Cheese taken up a notch with jalapeno peppers

    4 Alarm Macaroni and Cheese

    Don’t be alarmed (hehe) you are in complete control of the heat level in this 4 Alarm Macaroni and Cheese — are you more of a one-alarm type? No problem, I’ve…

  • Shepherd's Pie with fall vegetables and cheesy potato crust

    Farmhouse Shepherd’s Pie with Fall Vegetables

    Farmhouse Shepherd’s Pie with Fall Vegetables is an easy, rustic skillet meal that celebrates the best of the season, it’s pure comfort! I’m popping in quickly today with a recipe that…

  • 1770 House Meatloaf

    1770 House Meatloaf ~ this Ina Garten meatloaf recipe with a roasted garlic gravy is moist, tender, and full of old world flavor ~ I highly recommend it!…

  • Meatballs smothered in cheese

    Cheesy Skillet Meatballs with Garlic Toast

    Cheesy Skillet Meatballs with Garlic Toast ~ this easy hot appetizer or light dinner with tender meatballs baked up in an ooey gooey cheese sauce comes with crisp slices of garlic…

  • Juicy tomatoes baked up in a cheesy Southern style pie

    Southern Tomato Pie with Fried Onions

    Southern Tomato Pie with Fried Onions ~ this classic tomato pie is gussied up with pretty heirloom tomatoes and crisp onion strings, who could argue with that?…

  • Irish Fish Cakes with a homemade Tartar Sauce

    Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce

    Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce ~ these are traditional, old fashioned fish cakes and they’re a great example of authentic Irish country cooking. Packed with tender flakes of…

  • Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf

    Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf

    Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf ~ a tender meatloaf drenched in a sweet ‘n spicy bourbon whisky glaze ~ definitely not your mother’s meatloaf! I know everyone is all about the turkey these…

  • Portobello Shepherd's Pies

    Portobello Shepherd’s Pies

    Portobello Shepherd’s Pies take one of my all time favorite comfort meals and lightens it up in a fun and creative way ~ and who doesn’t love a big juicy portobello…

  • Dilled Matzo Ball Soup

    Dilled Matzo Ball Soup is warm, hearty, restorative, resonant with historical significance, and the essence of home and family.  It can also beat the heck out of a cold or flu. …

  • Down Home Sweet Potato Biscuits with Country Gravy ~ these tender biscuits are made impossibly light and fluffy with sweet potato, and they make the perfect base for a classic Southern country gravy!

    Down Home Sweet Potato Biscuits with Country Gravy

    Down Home Sweet Potato Biscuits with Country Gravy ~ these tender biscuits are made impossibly light and fluffy with sweet potato, and they make the perfect base for a classic Southern…

  • Chicken Stew with Honey Whole Wheat Biscuits

    Chicken Stew with Honey Whole Wheat Biscuits

    Chicken Stew with Honey Whole Wheat Biscuits ~ there’s nothing homier, or more comforting, than chicken stew bubbling away in a pot, with fluffy biscuits rising in the oven……