A Comfort Food Classic

(Culinary.net) ’Tis the season for comfort foods, and this recipe with crumbled bacon and cubed potatoes smothered in melted cheddar cheese is sure to satisfy. Find more meal ideas at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Cheesy Baked Potato Casserole 5          pounds red potatoes, cubed 1          pound bacon, cooked and crumbled 1          pound cheddar cheese, cubed 16        ounces shredded cheddar cheese 1          yellow onion, chopped 1          cup mayonnaise 8          ounces sour cream 1          tablespoon minced chives 1          teaspoon salt 1/2       teaspoon pepper Heat oven to 325° F. In large bowl, combine potatoes and bacon. In …

A Comforting Casserole

Culinary.net) Almost nothing says comfort food quite like a freshly baked casserole. Next time your family asks for a warm, comforting meal, try this Rotisserie Chicken-Biscuit Casserole with just a handful of ingredients and less than 15 minutes of cook time. Find more comfort food recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Rotisserie Chicken-Biscuit Casserole 1          whole rotisserie chicken 8          refrigerated biscuits 1          can (10 3/4 ounces) cream of mushroom soup 1/2       cup milk 1/4       cup sour cream 2          cups frozen vegetables 1/2       teaspoon dried basil 1/8       teaspoon pepper Heat oven to 450° F. Remove …

Wholesome Recipes with Big Flavor

(Family Features) Maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes a variety of commitments, from exercising to eating right. However, serving up healthy meals doesn’t have to be boring. From earthy and nutty black ripe olives to rich and fruity kalamata olives, Lindsay adds a hearty and flavorful punch to just about any dish, including soups, salads and main courses. Plus, these fruits are cholesterol-free, high in “good fats” and low in carbohydrates and calories, making them an ideal ingredient for keto, Mediterranean and paleo diets. Whether they help elevate dishes like Taco-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash and Baked Eggs Puttanesca or are simply enjoyed …

A Hot and Spicy Favorite

(Family Features) As the weather cools, spicy recipes can warm things up by satisfying your taste buds. For example, award-winning chef Elise Wiggins brings the heat with this Fiery Beef Harissa Polpettes with Cooling Milk Goat Cheese Sauce recipe. Inspired by her time spent cooking in Mexico and Central America, Wiggins puts a new spin on the popular polpette (Italian meatball), pairing bold seasonings with a cooling, dairy-based dipping sauce, made with pure, fresh Shamrock Farms milk. The recipe combination is a nice addition to any seasonal gathering, and the naturally soothing proteins in milk help combat the spice of …

Easy Ethnic Enchiladas

(Culinary.net) If your family is looking for a simple way to serve up a south-of-the-border classic, this Enchilada Casserole can be your ticket to a warm, filling meal. Find more meal ideas at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Enchilada Casserole Nonstick cooking spray 1          medium yellow onion, chopped 12        ounces ground beef 1 1/2    teaspoons chili powder 3/4       teaspoon ground cumin 15        ounces pinto beans, drained 20        ounces diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained 1 1/2    cups sour cream 3          tablespoons flour 1/2       teaspoon garlic powder 12        corn tortillas, 6 inches 20        ounces enchilada sauce …

Family Meals Matter

(Family Features) For busy families, finding time to eat together isn’t always easy, but coming together around the dinner table regularly isn’t just about keeping hungry bellies full. Family meals nourish the spirit, brain and overall health. Children who grow up sharing family meals are also more likely to exhibit prosocial behavior as adults, such as sharing, fairness and respect. Research has also shown that with each additional family meal shared during the week, adolescents are less likely to show symptoms of violence, depression and suicide; less likely to use or abuse drugs or run away; and less likely to …

Sweet, Luscious Snacks for Loved Ones

Valentine’s Day eats and treats (Family Features) Valentine’s Day naturally brings thoughts of hearts, flowers, sweetness and love. Because it also occurs during American Heart Month, it’s a perfect opportunity to start taking care of your own heart and the hearts of loved ones. Part of the charm of the day’s celebrations is in giving family and friends flavorful foods to enjoy from chocolates and candies to other sugary treats. However, the festivities don’t have to be completely focused on unhealthy bites in order to make someone feel special. This year, it can be easy to share in the fun …

Cook Up Comforting Chili

(Family Features) Cold, crisp days call for hearty foods to warm up from the inside-out. With just a few tasty additions, you can take chili – the classic comfort food – to the next level. This Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili calls for bacon, sweet potatoes and a chopped jalapeno pepper for a spicier version of the wintertime favorite. Find more comforting, family-favorite recipes at circulon.com. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 60 minutes Servings: 6 Circulon Symmetry Chocolate 5.5-Quart Casserole 6          …

Cheesy, Comforting Chicken

(Culinary.net) A quick and easy way to get comfort food on your dinner table is this recipe for Cheesy Baked Mushroom Chicken. Add some green beans and mashed cauliflower for a well-rounded meal for your family. For more comfort food recipes, visit Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make recipe! Cheesy Baked Mushroom Chicken Nonstick cooking spray 4          boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2       cup flour 4          tablespoons butter 8          ounces mushrooms, sliced 1/2       cup chicken broth 1/4       teaspoon salt 1/4       teaspoon pepper 2          cups shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2       cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1/4       cup green onions, sliced Heat oven …

Beef Up Your Menu with a Trendy Twist on Sushi

  (Family Features) Tantalizing taste buds with the latest in trendy foods can be a fun way to bring the whole family to the table for meals together. Combining familiar flavors with a new preparation method, for example, is one way to add flair to dinners at home. An innovative sushi-style concept, “beefshi” features convenient beef products like pastrami, roast beef, summer sausage, hot dogs, corned beef or bologna prepared in rolls with rice and vegetables. Because recipes like Reuben Roll, Taco Maki, New York Deli Roll and Muffarolletta can be enjoyed individually as appetizers or grouped together for a …