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The Secret To Perfect Mashed Potatoes – the ultimate comfort food

The secrets to perfect creamy and fluffy mashed potatoes, every time.

Mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. We all love them, don’t we?  I get asked often for cooking tips, but when people taste my mashed potatoes, they always want to know my tip for making them.  So…drum roll… Here we go: How to make the perfect mashed potatoes, step by step. For me, the ultimate…

The Garden Charmers Share Winter Comforts

Winter Comforts By The Garden Charmers: Creative and Delicious Ways To Enjoy The Season

Feeling cold and not too motivated? So are my friends in the Facebook group called The Garden Charmers.   This is a talented group of cooking, gardening and DIY ladies who love to blog and also love to share and promoted each others content.  We were recently discussing how to beat the cold temperature.  We decided…

Cinnamon Baked Apple Slices – Warm Cinnamon Apples

cinnamon baked apple slices

These cinnamon baked apple slices have a thick brown sugar glaze but is not too sweet, since I used tart Granny Smith apples. Ever since I was a little girl, apples and pork were flavors that I really loved.  I often make homemade applesauce to go with a pork dish but for tonight’s dinner, I…

Growing Rutabagas – Storing, Cooking & Health Benefits

Cut rutabaga

Have you ever tried growing rutabagas? This cool loving root vegetable has a long growing season and loves to ripen after a frost.  The healthy vegetable has a sweet, peppery cabbage flavor that gets even sweeter as it cooks. In the US, more people seem to grow turnips than their vegetable cousin, the rutabaga, also…

Spaghetti Recipes – Easy Ideas for Spaghetti Sauce

Spaghetti recipes for Italian night

Spaghetti recipes are always a big hit at our house. They are cold winter comfort food at their tastiest. There are literally dozens of ways to incorporate a tasty spaghetti sauce into a quick and easy weeknight dinner sensation. One of my earliest spaghetti recipes was a combination of both beef and pork that became a…

Caramel Apple Recipes – Toffee Apple Desserts & Treats

Caramel apple desserts

These caramel apple recipes feature the regular toffee apple snack as well as bars, cookies and other desserts that deliver the fabulous taste of this traditional fall treat. The recipes show that the caramel apple flavor is more than just a snack on a stick. Did you know that October 31 is National Caramel Apple…

Crustless Quiche Lorraine

No crust quiche

This crustless quiche Lorraine is a great alternative to the normal recipe.  It has all the flavors of a Julia Child’s traditional quiche Lorraine but has far less fat and calories and no crust. Trust me, you won’t miss those extras at all. It tastes amazing and makes a great addition to your collection of…

Breakfast Hash Browns with Bacon and Eggs

Thees breakfast hash brown potatoes make a filling start to your day.

It’s the weekend, and for me that means that it is time for one of my hearty breakfast recipes. I have more time in the kitchen when I am not thinking about getting out the door in a hurry, and it gives me a chance to experiment with flavors and make something hearty and tasty…

Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Beef Stew

This fork tender old fashioned beef stew is made just the way Momma made it! Rich and savory with big chunks of meat and vegetables are the ultimate comfort food.

Ah – the joys of using a slow cooker.  When the weather is cold and you are looking for something comforting for dinner, bring out your crock pot.  For me, there is nothing quite like the taste of an Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Beef Stew.   Cooking beef this way ends up in the most amazingly tender…

Ground Turkey Stuffed peppers

The cold temperatures that we have been experiencing lately have made me looking for some new “comfort food” creations.  There is nothing quite like tucking into a hearty meal when you are chilled to the bones.  These Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers fill the comfort food need but keep health in mind at the same time!…

Cranberry Pecan Stuffed Pork Loin Filet

This cranberry pecan stuffed pork tenderloin is a perfect choice for a busy weeknight OR a special occasion. thegardeningcook.com

Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smithfield® Marinated Pork. It’s time for a Cranberry Pecan Stuffed Pork Loin Filet. This cranberry pecan stuffed pork filet is the perfect comfort food recipe for a cool fall evening. This Cranberry Pecan Stuffed Pork Loin Filet is full of the taste of autumn. It has a…

Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

Roasted root vegetable medley

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SamsClubMag #CollectiveBias It’s time for a roasted root vegetable medley. Fall flavors combined to make this roasted root vegetable medley a hit with your family. This post may contain affiliate links for your cooking experience. For me, fall is…

Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers – a Spicy Dinner Time Recipe

Mexican style stuffed peppers #TexasPete #SaborbyTexasPete #ad

My husband and I often eat out at our favorite Mexican restaurant.  When we do, you can guarantee that at least one of us will have chile rellenos. This Mexican staple features chili peppers stuffed with meat and cheese.  Since my husband is the lover of heat in recipes and I like things a bit…

Bacon Jalapeño Cheese Bread

Bacon jalapeno cheese bread

This delicious bacon jalapeño cheese bread is soft, buttery and just full of the flavor of pepper, bacon and Monterey Jack Cheese. The bread is a very versatile, all around recipe.   Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s time for some bacon jalapeno…

Honey Garlic Dijon Chicken

This garlic honey Dijon chicken has the most sublime sauce. It is a bit sweet and not too rich. The recipe comes together in about 15 minutes and tastes amazing!

Gimme some lovin’ ~ Honey Garlic Dijon Chicken Style. There are many days when clean eating is my middle name.  But when the fall weather sets in, all that seems to change.  Pretty funny how my waist line seems to grow with the seasons, but that’s another story.  Tonight, I’m in a saucy mood.  …

Loaded Potato and Pulled Pork Casserole

Loaded potatoe and pulled pork casserole

This Loaded Potato and Pulled Pork Casserole is the Ultimate Comfort Food. I love making new recipes from things that I have on hand. It makes me feel frugal, and insures that I end up wasting very little food.  Luckily for me, the main ingredient in this loaded potato and pulled pork casserole is some…

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie

Slow cooker chicke pot pie. Make the filling in the crock pot and just assemble at dinner time and bake.

When the days start getting a bit cooler, I love to make more comfort food type recipes.  This recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie is a traditional favorite of mine and makes a great addition to my growing list of crock pot recipes. It used to be that when the days get colder, my…

Easy Slow Cooker Recipes – Delicious Crock Pot Meals

What could be better than a recipe where you put the ingredients in a slow cooker and come home to a great meal at night?  Days and days of easy slow cooker recipes! These crock pot meals are as close to set in and forget it as you can get. More of my favorite Easy…

Let There be Bread – My Favorite Recipes

12 of the Most delicious bread recipes out there.

“Man does not live by bread alone” so the saying goes. But with this list of my favorite bread recipes, one might have to reconsider this. I have to admit it – I love bread.  I would find it difficult to eat a grain free diet.   To me, there is nothing quite like the smell…

Pork Chops with a Balsamic Rosemary Reduction

Pork Medallions with Rosemary Balsamic Reduction

Ah…the other white meat – pork!    I really love the taste of it but some of the cuts don’t really agree with me.  When shopping I choose very lean medallions of pork, or even cut my own from a pork loin roast, which is what I did for these recipes.   If you are looking…

Spinach Gouda and Onion Quiche

Spinach, Gouda and Onion Quiche - comfort food for breakfast.

This spinach and onion quiche is hearty and filling and will please even the most ardent meat eaters in your life. I  am a quiche girl and my husband loves them too. There is nothing quite like the combination of eggs, cheese and cream with your favorite veggies to say that you are going to…

Home made Corn Chowder

Home made potato and corn chowder

This is the month of comfort foods for me.  Rich, hearty dishes like this home made corn chowder seem to hit the spot perfectly when the weather is cold and the days are short. This recipe is lovely and creamy. It can even be a  meal by itself since it is very filling because it…

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce with Pork

Homemade spaghetti bogognese sauce with pork chops

This homemade spaghetti sauce with pork is the ultimate topping for any pasta.  It’s a recipe that has been in my family for generations and tastes amazing.   Printable Recipe:  Best Ever Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce I have been making this spaghetti sauce for decades.  I keep trying to tweak it to make it better,…

Shrimp Florentine with Bow Tie Pasta

Shrimp Florentine

Here’s a creamy recipe for shrimp Florentine that is quick and so delicious!   I love the taste of shrimp and spinach together.  The sauce is rich and creamy and perfect for those nights when you are looking for a dose of comfort food. How to make Shrimp Florentine With Bow Tie Pasta Florentine, when used…