Comfort Food Cookbooks
There’s something comforting about flipping through a cookbook and seeing all of the delicious recipes that you could make. But there’s an even greater comfort in knowing that those recipes are specifically tailored to your favorite comfort foods. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty bowl of chicken soup or a warm slice of apple pie, having a comfort food cookbook on hand means that you’ll always have the perfect recipe at your fingertips. And with so many different comfort food cookbooks to choose from, you’re sure to find one that suits your specific taste. So go ahead and cozy up with one of these cookbooks – your perfect comfort food awaits.
Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten
In Modern Comfort Food, Ina Garten shares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings. Many of these dishes are inspired by childhood favorites—but with the volume turned way up, such as Cheddar and Chutney Grilled Cheese sandwiches (the perfect match for Ina’s Creamy Tomato Bisque), Smashed Hamburgers with Caramelized Onions, and the crispiest hash browns that are actually made in a waffle iron!
There are few things more comforting than gathering for a meal with the ones you love, especially when dishes like Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas are at the center of the table. Old-fashioned crowd pleasers like Roasted Sausages, Peppers, and Onions are even more delicious and streamlined for quick cleanup. For dessert? You’ll find the best Boston Cream Pie, Banana Rum Trifle, and Black and White Cookies you’ll ever make. Home cooks can always count on Ina’s dependable, easy-to-follow instructions, with lots of side notes for cooking and entertaining—it’s like having Ina right there beside you, helping you all the way.
From cocktails to dessert, from special weekend breakfasts to quick weeknight dinners, you’ll find yourself making these cozy and delicious recipes over and over again.
The American Table: Classic Comfort Food from Across the Country by Larry Edwards
All your favorite blue plate specials in one cookbook! Like its people, American food is a melting pot of tastes and textures. Now flavors from every corner of the country are brought together in one soul-satisfying cookbook. Worthy of any diner’s daily special board, these recipes are the real deal: wholesome, filling favorites that will bring the entire family to the table. You’ll be transported back to your grandmother’s kitchen as you dig into classics like:
- Chicken Pot Pie
- Fried Catfish
- Sloppy Joes
- Buttermilk Baked Chicken
- Chicken Fried Steak
- Roast Beef Hash
- Sausage Gravy
- Firestarter Chili
- Split Pea and Sausage Soup
- Corn Pudding
- Potato Onion Gratin
- Spiced Squash
- All-American Apple Pie
- Depression Cake
- Pecan Pie
- And many more favorites!
True American food is the result of hearty people, bountiful farms, and innovative spirit. Author Larry Edwards honors that tradition in The American Table as he invites you to pull up a chair and share a story or two. Plan your next family gathering with this collection of quintessential recipes from around the country.
You want to put a delicious meal on the table for your family but you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen—or in the grocery store searching for exotic ingredients. Welcome Home Cookbook is filled with recipes that you can pull together in a hurry when unexpected company arrives, when you’re going to a potluck, or anytime you’re busy (which is pretty much every day, am I right?). In these pages you’ll find recipes that—
- are delicious and a snap to prepare
- use ingredients that you probably already have on hand
- offer step-by-step instructions that virtually anyone can follow Each recipe includes prep time and cooking time, so you know exactly what to expect. Collected from home cooks across the country and carefully selected and tested, these recipes are sure to take some pressure off of you and give joy to everyone in your home. With full-color photos throughout and a ring binding that allows the book to lay flat on your kitchen counter, this is the everyday cookbook you will return to again and again.
Taste of Home Ultimate Comfort Food: Over 475 Delicious and Comforting Recipes from Dinners to Desserts by Editors of Taste of Home
The mac & cheese is hot, bubbling and just begging to be served. But this is no ordinary pasta, it’s loaded with bacon, two kinds of cheese and topped with buttery bread crumbs, and it’s a dish you and everyone you share it with will never forget. The Double-Cheese Mac with Bacon (p.140) you see on the cover is just one of more than 475 home-style recipes in Taste of Home Ultimate Comfort Food Imagine being greeted by the aroma of freshly baked bread or experiencing the anticipation of a slow cooked stew. The nine chapters in this book touch on all the senses, from the smell of sizzling bacon in the morning to the intense taste of a rich dark-chocolate cake. All the comforts you know and love are here: the chicken soup your mom used to make; the gingerbread men you decorated as a kid; the grilled cheese you turn to on a rainy day. Organized by course and cooking method, you’ll find just the thing you’re craving for a leisurely brunch, Sunday dinner or casual potluck. We believe all of the dishes in this book have a special place in your lives, but there are some familiar classics that are universally recognized as pure comfort. We’re talking about the best-ever meatloaf and mashed potatoes, golden biscuits and gravy, savory chicken potpie…the meals The Ultimate Comfort Food cookbook would not be complete without. Look for the ULTIMATE Comfort icon throughout this book to identify these time-honored recipes, as well as the kid FRIENDLY icon for childhood favorites your kids will love.
With the colder weather here, comfort foods are probably back on your menu. Take a look at these cookbooks to check out some classic recipes – and perhaps a few new ones – that the entire family is sure to love.
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