Easy tomato soup. Add a grilled cheese. Enough said. Recipe: Creamy Tomato Soup
This is an all-purpose cake that's perfect for toting to school or work. Recipe: Graham Cracker Cake
I discovered this dish on a trip to Israel. Versions of it were on every breakfast buffet. But the true shakshuka experience was at the famous Jaffa restaurant aptly named Dr. Shakshuka. This culinary hot spot resembles nothing less than a collision between a flea market and an outdoor eatery. Thousands of braziers hang from the ceiling, interspersed with other bric-a-brac.When the fridge is bare and the wallet's empty, this dish is a life-saver. Eggs are always there for me, along with canned tomatoes. Recipe: Shakshuka
My kids request this dish more than any other. It's embarrassingly easy. You can make the dumplings from scratch, but honestly, we like ones from Bisquick better. Recipe: Easy Chicken and Dumplings
If you're not a tomato fan, this "white" lasagna is for you. Perfect for dispensing to new neighbors and friends in need. Recipe: Three-Cheese Spinach Lasagna
My kids are total carnivores, so this dish scores big. Perfect for meat and potatoes families. Recipe: Italian Pot Roast
I always have a bag of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese rinds in the fridge and this is a great way to use them. The rinds steep in the vegetable soup and melt and flavor the soup, which gets more flavorful the longer it sits. Recipe: http://www.relish.com/recipes/winter-minestrone-soup/
I discovered this dish years ago in Julia's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. An inexpensive cut of beef, beer and seasonings mingle effortlessly for comfort food at its best. Recipe: Beef and Onions Braised in Beer
This recipe is courtesy of Bakerella (aka Angie Dudley), the woman who brought us the "cake pop." Lemon bars are a bit of summer in the middle of the winter. We love them. Recipe: Lemon Bars
This easy posole made in the Crock Pot shocked me. For a recipe that contains a jar of enchilada sauce and canned green chiles, it was unbelievably good. Start it on Saturday morning and eat great all weekend long. The kids will love it. Recipe: Crock Pot Posole
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