International House of Comfort Food

Comfort food encompasses more than just traditional American favorites like mashed potatoes. The basic tenets of comfort food have been embraced by cuisines from around the world, including Italy, France, Morocco, and Japan. The only requirements are that the flavors are familiar and the food fills you up like a hug from mom. The following categories…

7 of Our Favorite Comfort Food Recipes

Today is National Comfort Food Day! Comfort food is a very personal thing; it can be a recipe from childhood, a culturally specific dish, or just something that fits a certain craving. Sweet, savory, fatty, salty, cheesy – they all fit the bill. Comforting foods tend to be simple, hearty, and filling. We love all…

Braising Essentials

Braising is comfort cooking at its finest, and it’s surprisingly easy. And while you may be inclined to keep the dishes all to yourself, braising is a great option for entertaining. With most of the hands-on work completed before the dish even goes into the oven there is ample time to spend with guests, and…