We all have fond memories of recipes that evoke the warmth of home and family or of soul-satisfying foods that simply make us feel better. In 300 Best Comfort Food Recipes, we are reintroduced to some of our favorite childhood foods as well as modem interpretations of what spells comfort today. Here you will find hundreds of ideas for foods that are simple and reliable yet incredibly comforting and delicious. Many of the recipes allow you to make meals ahead in your spare time and freeze for later use. With recipe shortcuts and serving suggestions throughout, it will inspire you to recreate special moments from the past, as well as begin new comfort food traditions. Some of the classic and modern recipes featured: "Warm Salsa Dip," "Broccoli and Cheese-Stuffed Potatoes," "Vegetable Minestrone with Sun-Dried Pesto," "Best-Ever Macaroni and Cheese," "Thyme-Roasted Chicken with Garlic Gravy," "Zesty Barbecued Spareribs," "Wild Mushroom Risotto," "Old-Fashioned Beef Stew," "Creamy Mashed Potato Casserole," "Southwest Tortilla Vegetable Bake," "Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies," "Cinnamon Apple Crumble Pie." 300+ comfort food recipes 32 pages of color photography Easy steps for preparing recipes Time-saving strategies in the kitchen Over 100 inviting vegetarian recipes Soul-satisfying recipes Classic to contemporary food ideas
Johanna Burkhard is a freelance food consultant, recipe developer and spokesperson. As a leading food writer and culinary advocate, she contributes to a variety of magazines and also appears regularly on television and radio. She is also the owner of a communications and public relations company which represents Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery and is keenly dedicated to promoting the Niagara region's vibrant food and wine culture.