Chili gets a Midwestern twist with hints of spice and cocoa and lots of beans and cheese.
Boston Baked Beans
This classic bean dish, with ham, molasses and mustard, is cooked for hours in a slow oven.
Chunky Black Bean Soup
A hearty vegetarian black bean soup with plenty of flavor and stick-to-your-ribs comfort.
Grilled Roasted Pepper, Ham and Cheese Sandwiches
Not quite your mother’s grilled cheese, but home-style enough even with the sweet pepper tweak.
Pasta Fagioli for Kids
Italian comfort food at its best, this is an easy dinner to make with the kids.
Chicken in Tomato-Peanut Sauce
A long turn in a Crock-Pot will lure layer after layer of flavor out of this Thai-inspired chicken dish.
Frightfully Easy Halloween Treats
A spooky Frankenstein’s monster of a sweet made up in spare parts from cookie, candy and other bits.
Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Pudding
There are few comfort foods more quintessential than warm bread pudding.
Bread Stuffing with Honey Crisp Apples
The sweetness of apples rounds out this traditional bread stuffing.
Ham with Orange and Stone-Ground Mustard
Thinly sliced ham with a deep citrusy glaze is at once enticing and demure.