Warm and Comforting One-Dish Recipes

October 14, 2011

There is nothing as comforting as a bowl brimming with something warm and delicious.

Holy Trinity Apple CrispChicken and DumplingsBananas FosterApple CakePenne with Eggplant, Thyme and Goat CheeseSeafood GumboCreamy Braising Greens SoupButternut Squash and Cheese PanadeCrock Pot PosoleOyster Pan Roast
Lower a spoon into these steaming-hot comfort foods that you'd expect to find in your mother's kitchen.
It doesn't get much better than a basic baked apple crisp, unless of course you feature three varieties of apples and can take the recipe from start to finish in just three easy steps.

Recipe: Holy Trinity Apple Crisp
We believe Southern comfort comes in a serving of supremely creamy and rich chicken and dumplings. Our recipe will teach you to prepare this classic in a detailed step-by-step recipe.

Recipe: Chicken and Dumplings
Let me hear you say, this bowl is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S! And it ain't no hollaback sweet...it's a New Orleans classic.

Recipe: Bananas Foster
A plate just can't contain this marvelously ooey-gooey apple cake. But the best part is, it's surprisingly simple: only one step for the cake and one for the syrupy glaze.

Recipe: Apple Cake
Mama mia! You will think your Nonna baked this delicious herbed infused classic. And with such simple ingredients, you will never again have an excuse for plain and boring weeknight pasta.

Recipe: Penne with Eggplant, Thyme and Goat Cheese
Unlock the secrets of the bayou with our gumbo featuring the "Cajun Trinity" along with four succulent seafoods. But watch out, one taste might just transport you straight to Bourbon Street!

Recipe: Seafood Gumbo
Fresh greens get the spotlight in this potato soup, rich with bacon and sausage. All you need to complete the meal is a side of fresh baguette and good company to enjoy it with.

Recipe: Creamy Braising Greens Soup
All hail to king of comfort food cooking—the Crock Pot. For our Mexican inspired posole, add ingredients to the cooker early in the day then simply let the slow cooker work its magic.

Recipe: Crock Pot Posole
Working with oysters may sound intimidating to the inexperienced cook, but take a crack at this traditional roast and you will see just how simple (and worthwhile) oyster cooking can be.

Recipe: Oyster Pan Roast
Lower a spoon into these steaming-hot comfort foods that you'd expect to find in your mother's kitchen.It doesn't get much better than a basic baked apple crisp, unless of course you feature three varieties of apples and can take the recipe from start to finish in just three easy steps.


Recipe:  Holy Trinity Apple CrispWe believe Southern comfort comes in a serving of supremely creamy and rich chicken and dumplings. Our recipe will teach you to prepare this classic in a detailed step-by-step recipe.


Recipe:  Chicken and DumplingsLet me hear you say, this bowl is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S! And it ain't no hollaback sweet...it's a New Orleans classic.


Recipe:  Bananas FosterA plate just can't contain this marvelously ooey-gooey apple cake. But the best part is, it's surprisingly simple: only one step for the cake and one for the syrupy glaze.


Recipe:  Apple CakeMama mia! You will think your Nonna baked this delicious herbed infused classic. And with such simple ingredients, you will never again have an excuse for plain and boring weeknight pasta.


Recipe:  Penne with Eggplant, Thyme and Goat CheeseUnlock the secrets of the bayou with our gumbo featuring the "Cajun Trinity" along with four succulent seafoods. But watch out, one taste might just transport you straight to Bourbon Street!


Recipe:  Seafood GumboFresh greens get the spotlight in this potato soup, rich with bacon and sausage. All you need to complete the meal is a side of fresh baguette and good company to enjoy it with.


Recipe:  Creamy Braising Greens SoupButternut Squash and Cheese PanadeAll hail to king of comfort food cooking—the Crock Pot. For our Mexican inspired posole, add ingredients to the cooker early in the day then simply let the slow cooker work its magic.


Recipe:  Crock Pot PosoleWorking with oysters may sound intimidating to the inexperienced cook, but take a crack at this traditional roast and you will see just how simple (and worthwhile) oyster cooking can be.


Recipe:  Oyster Pan Roast
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