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Comfort Fest: Top 5 Chocolate Cookies

Churning out a batch of gooey or crispy chocolate cookies means you can get a weeks’ worth of desserts done all at once. Or, freeze the dough and make each cookie as needed. 1. Bobby’s Triple Chocolate Cookies Bittersweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate and semisweet chocolate chips mean Bobby Flay’s cookies are the ultimate in chocolate […]

Comfort Fest: Kelsey’s Decadent Grilled Cheese

Kelsey Nixon pays homage to late-night dining and decadent comfort food with this grilled cheese sandwich. You might be tempted to eat her Creamy Stovetop Bacon Mac and Cheese —filled with thick-cut smoked bacon, loads of sharp cheddar and shredded Muenster — all by itself. But even better is the super sandwich creation that incorporates […]

Comfort Fest: 5 Bread Pudding Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Skip traditional treats this Valentine’s Day and make a decadent dessert that will keep you satisfied for days. These bread pudding recipes make enough for a celebratory crowd or can be a sweet treat for the whole weekend for you and your sweetie.  1. Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding (pictured above) Swap traditional bread for croissants […]

Comfort Fest: Giada’s Top Chicken Dinners

If yet another snowstorm has you staying indoors this week, Giada’s Italian-inspired recipes are a comfort food solution for dinner tonight. 1. Orecchiette with Mini Chicken Meatballs (pictured above) Get a kid-friendly dinner on the table in just 30 minutes with Giada’s easy-to-do meatball dish. Toss homemade chicken meatballs with pasta, mozzarella cheese and basil […]

Comfort Fest: Pick Your Slider Stuffing for Super Bowl

Both comforting and game-day friendly, hand-held sliders make the perfect party food. Pick your favorite stuffing, be it meatballs, chicken or even tuna, and let the crowds go wild. 1. Garlicky Meatball Sliders (pictured above) This ground beef and bacon meatball gets garlic flavor in two forms: from chopped, lightly pungent cloves baked into the […]

Comfort Fest: Dinner Casseroles

Casseroles – those mom-approved childhood classics – take some knocks as retro, creamy side dishes. But a casserole can also be the star of dinner, thanks to hearty ingredients and hefty servings. Serve these dishes tonight, and dazzle your diners with their flavor and modern appeal. 1. Tuna Noodle Casserole (pictured above) Kelsey’s take on the classic […]

Comfort Fest: Mix-Ins for Macaroni and Cheese

Pasta and cheese, what could be better? Whether you’re cooking on the stove top or baking your dish in the oven, this dish is a quintessential comfort food. Put a whole new spin on classic macaroni and cheese with these delicious mix ins. 1. Grilled Chicken Caesar Mac (pictured above) Rachael simply grills boneless, skinless […]

Comfort Fest: Bobby’s Breakfast for Dinner Recipes

After a polar vortex you might be tempted to hunker down and order delivery instead of bundling up to shop for groceries. But many of these comforting recipes from Bobby Flay rely on staples you’ll likely have on hand. Even better, they ensure that you can have the most important meal of the day even […]

Fall Fest: Winter Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Come December, it’s easy to turn to pasta as a (nightly) dinner option. But incorporating vegetables into the mix nearly justifies the habit. Ellie’s Macaroni and 4 Cheeses adds squash to the classic dish. Her recipe calls for frozen pureed winter squash, but since there are so many varieties available fresh right now, in-season acorn […]

Fall Fest: Top In Season Thanksgiving Sides

In our humble opinion, Thanksgiving is superior to any other day of the year. In an effort to make this year’s feast the best of all time (sorry, Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe), we’re bringing you the recipes, how-tos and decorating ideas to help you become a Turkey Day pro. With one week to go until […]

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