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Comfort Food

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Articles on Comfort Food

A History of Shepherd’s Pie 00:37
History of

A History of Shepherd’s Pie

St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, and if you’re like the preponderance of Americans looking to...

Copycat Mac and Cheese Recipes from Your Favorite Restaurant Chains 03:44
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Copycat Mac and Cheese Recipes from Your Favorite Restaurant Chains

If Netflix and chill has turned into Netflix, chill, and never leave the house, you'll be relieved...

How to Make a Roux 00:44
How To

How to Make a Roux

Roux—a simple mixture of equal parts fat and flour—is the base of so many beloved dishes, from comfort...

How to Make the Best Cheese Fondue 02:51
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How to Make the Best Cheese Fondue

Dipping bread and vegetables into a pot of hot cheese fondue makes a fun and delicious meal, but what...

Pasta Loves Vodka: 7 Variations on a Classic Pairing
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Pasta Loves Vodka: 7 Variations on a Classic Pairing

A sauce of canned tomatoes tempered with cream is a no brainer for pasta. This recipe, however, which...

What Is the Difference Between Ravioli and Tortellini? 02:57
What's the Difference

What Is the Difference Between Ravioli and Tortellini?

When you’re Italian, the mixture of sauce, cheese, and carbs is essentially the Holy Trinity of ingredients...

13 Easy Mug Cake Recipes That Make the Best Single Serving Desserts 00:52
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13 Easy Mug Cake Recipes That Make the Best Single Serving Desserts

Whether you're limiting your calorie intake or don't enjoy sharing food, microwavable mug cakes are...

How to Perfect a Croque Madame, the Comfort Food of France 00:39
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How to Perfect a Croque Madame, the Comfort Food of France

A criteria for any hangover brunch date, the croque madame is a classic French comfort food with a...

12 Pasta Recipes to Bolster You Through The 2019 Polar Vortex 01:04
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12 Pasta Recipes to Bolster You Through The 2019 Polar Vortex

There are few foods that can adapt and change with the seasons quite like pasta. It opens its embrace...

Videos on Comfort Food

Comfort Food Recipes

Classic Macaroni and Cheese 1,185 Saves

Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Learn to make a classic macaroni and cheese dish using creamy béchamel and sharp cheddar cheese. Chowhound...

Homemade Mayonnaise 227 Saves

Homemade Mayonnaise

Ditch store-bought and prepare Chowhound's homemade mayonnaise recipe in less than five minutes. Using...

German Mulled Wine (Glühwein) 153 Saves

German Mulled Wine (Glühwein)

A German mulled red wine recipe with orange, lemon, spices, sugar, and a splash of brandy.

Almond Milk Braised Pork Belly 3 Saves

Almond Milk Braised Pork Belly

This Almond Milk Braised Pork Belly may sound strange, but the technique helps keep the meat moist...

Sufganiyot (Hanukkah Donuts) with Ginger-Lime Curd 139 Saves
Easy Whipped Cream 198 Saves

Easy Whipped Cream

Never use store-bought again after learning this easy homemade whipped cream recipe. With just three...

Easy Philly Cheesesteaks 298 Saves

Easy Philly Cheesesteaks

This recipe is an easy way to make Philly cheesesteaks filled with thinly sliced rib-eye steak, onions...